Export of livestock products up by 106 per cent in Apr-June 2021-22

In a major boost to livestock export, the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), under the Ministry of Commerce & Industries, Government of India, is successfully exporting Indian Buffalo meat in more than 70 countries across the world, including Indonesia. As per the qu...Read more

MoFAHD provides financial assistance to set up FFPOs

The Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying (MoFAHD) under the Pradhan Mantri Matsya SampadaYojana (PMMSY) is providing financial assistance for setting up of Fish Farmers Producer Organizations (FFPOs) to economically empower the fishers and fish farmers and enhance bargainin...Read more

NLM to focus on entrepreneurship development, breed improvement in livestocks

National Livestock Mission (NLM) proposes to bring a sharp focus on entrepreneurship development and breed improvement in rural poultry, sheep, goat and piggery including feed and fodder development. The Rural Poultry Entrepreneurship component will give direct employment to 1.5 lakh farmers and 2 lakh farmers wil...Read more

MoPSW part-funding fishing harbour projects in convergence with Ministry of Fisheries

The Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (MoPSW) is part-funding fishing harbour projects in convergence with the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying (MoFAH&D) for the welfare of the fishermen community. There are 28 fishing harbour projects (Rs 2,598 crores) identified under Sagarmala fo...Read more

Meat & seafood start-up TenderCuts strengthens its presence in Bengaluru  

 Chennai-based start-up TenderCuts, India’s first omni-channel and tech-driven fresh meat and seafood company, sets foot in Bengaluru with the launch of its offline stores and online delivery. Currently, the residents in vicinities of JP Nagar, Koramangala and HSR Layout would be the first group of pri...Read more

Siddhagiri KVK, Kolhapur, organises exhibition on indigenous cow breeds

Siddhagiri Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Kolhapur, Maharashtra recently organised 'Agriculture Exhibition on Indigenous Cow'. PP Adrushya Kadsiddheshwar, Chairman, Siddhagiri Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kolhapur, Maharashtra urged farmers to rare and conserve Indian cow breeds. He also stressed farmers develop as ent...Read more

Licious raises $192M investment for technology led supply chain transformation  

 Bengaluru-based Licious, a tech-powered, full stacked D2C fresh meat and seafood brand, has announced Series F funding round of $192 million. The round is led by Singapore-headquartered Investment Company Temasek, and Multiples Private Equity. Brunei Investment Agency also participated in the round. Existing...Read more

Cargill joins US CattleTrace for animal disease traceability

Cargill has joined US CattleTrace as an official packer member. Cargill is the second beef processor to invest in the effort formed by multiple state cattlemen’s organisations to develop a national infrastructure for animal disease traceability in the US cattle industry. US CattleTrace will assist animal hea...Read more

ICAR-NRCM develops P-MART tech for hygienic meat production

The ICAR-National Research Centre on Meat, Hyderabad has recently designed and fabricated an innovative Portable Meat Production and Retailing Facility (P-MART) for the hygienic meat production from the small ruminants. The P-MART’s operation has been validated and also a patent appl...Read more

Suguna Foods introduces summer Mgt techniques for broiler farming

Summers hit us hard and birds are no exception to the heat. Birds do not have sweat glands and have their heat managing mechanisms. In general, chickens can withstand the thermoneutral zone of 18 to 28° C. High temperatures above 29°C leads to heat stress. Body temperature for a domestic fowl is between 40...Read more

Indian origin frozen boneless Buffalo meat is safe: APEDA

Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), Ministry of Commerce and Industry said that all importing countries can safely procure Indian origin frozen boneless buffalo meat. The buffalo meat exports from India are going on smoothly and there are no hurdles in the supply chain....Read more

NDDB ,GCMMF to implement genomic selection in Gujarat  

     NDDB, GCMMF and Milk Unions of Gujarat have decided to collaborate on expanding reference population for genomic selection and extend benefits of improved genetics to the farmers of Gujarat.  Meenesh Shah, Executive Director, NDDB and R S Sodhi, Managing Director, GCMMF inked a Memorandu...Read more