Govt announces Rs 15,000 cr to boost dairy and livestock sector

The central government announced an allocation of Rs 15,000 crore to bolster India’s animal husbandry and livestock sector, or ‘pashudhan’, and an interest subvention of up to 3% to private players for setting up of dairy, poultry and meat processing units. The government announced an allocation...Read more


ICAR’s Fodder Beet: Lifesaver for livestock in arid zones  

  The Indian Council of Agricultural Research's Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur, Rajasthan has come up with a new fodder crop, Fodder Beet, a plant that produces tubers of an average weight of 5 to 6 kgs. This is in response to the farmers’ need in arid regions who find it challenging to ...Read more


Neogen launches enhanced genomic test for commercial cattle  

     Neogen Corporation recently announced that is has launched an enhanced version of its Igenity® Beef profile, a genomic test for commercial cattle.  Last fall, Neogen announced a partnership with International Genetic Solutions (IGS) to put even more power behind Igenity Beef by leve...Read more


Brooke India provides veterinary services amid Covid19 lock down

     Brooke India (BI), an International NGO dedicated to the service of the working equine and the socially backward and marginalised equine owning community immediately responded to the critical situation due to covid19. BI reached out to various Central, State and Local Administrative bodies an...Read more


TenderCuts introduces contact-less retail service during  Covid19 pandemic

TenderCuts, a Chennai-based tech-driven omni-channel meat & seafood company; in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, has introduced contactless retail - a one-of-its-kind service amongst meat & seafood retail at its stores.  The service is part of the company’s initiative to mitigate the ongoing...Read more


KVK Jhajjar develops a live model of livestock-based Integrated Farming System

Krishi Vigyan Kendra - Jhajjar is going to be the first center in the state, where a live model of livestock-based Integrated Farming System has been established. Not only the farmer community, but the general public will also be able to understand the usefulness of the system. The exhibition unit will have a set-...Read more


BASF collaborates with Cargill to bring enzyme solutions in Middle East

BASF and Cargill, two leading companies in the field of the global agriculture industry, recently announced that they have entered into a distribution collaboration in the Middle East and Africa region, also known as the MEA region.   Coen Van Der Laan has been managing the Cargill as a Strategic Market...Read more


ICAR-CIFT develops ‘Freshness Indicator strip’ for packed fish & shellfish

Smart paper based Freshness Indicator which shows the freshness of packed fish and shellfish was released by Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Govt. of India at 91st Annual General Meeting of the ICAR held at NASC Complex at New Delhi. Fish production as well as fis...Read more


Punjab Govt organise National Livestock Championship & Agri Expo 2020

 The expo is being organized by the Government of Punjab in collaboration with PHD Chambers of Commerce and Industry. The 11th edition of the expo is going to be a mega platform for farmers, livestock owners, veterinarians, and other stakeholders from the agriculture industry.  The Minister for Animal H...Read more


FSSAI to monitor hygiene condition of meat, fish market amid Coronavirus outbreak

Amid the horrific outbreak of Coronavirus in China, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued an alert in the country’s meat and fish market and has become active towards creating a clean and hygienic environment. The hygiene condition of fish and meat markets is not in a good condition...Read more


 KVK forms poultry farmer self -help group to promote native poultry breeds, eggs

Ernakulam Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) is set to ensure availability of authentic desi poultry in urban homes of the city. The KVK will collect one-day-old chicks from organic poultry farmers after ensuring the purity of the native breed of the poultry and will distribute these through its sales counter located at C...Read more


ICAR-NIANP inaugurates state-of-the-art Centre for Laboratory Animal Studies in Bengaluru

Dr Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) inaugurated the state-of-the-art “Centre for Laboratory Animal Studies and Centre for Climate Resilient Animal Adaptation Studies” during the Silver Jubilee celebrations at the ICAR- recently. Dr Mohapatra also inaugurated the Indo-...Read more