IFFCO Kisan Sanchar sells 1 lakh tonne of cattle feed in FY21  

      Fertiliser major IFFCO''s arm IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Ltd announced that it has sold one lakh tonnes of cattle feed worth Rs 160 crore in financial year 2020-21 and is considering setting up its own plant to meet the rising demand. IFFCO Kisan Sanchar had entered the compound cattle feed busin...Read more

Royal DSM launches intelligent sustainability service Sustell  

 Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, has launched Sustell™ — a first-of-its-kind intelligent sustainability service that delivers accurate, simple, and actionable farm-level solutions – to improve the environmental footprint and profi...Read more

Kemin Industries acquires Bio-Cide International

Kemin Industries, a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 per cent of the world with its products and services, has announced that it has acquired Norman, Oklahoma-based Bio-Cide International, Inc. (Bio-Cide), a leading multi-specialty ...Read more

Arla farmers to decarbonise dairy at a faster pace 

Arla’s Climate Checks program, one of the world’s largest externally validated set of climate data from seven European countries, confirms that Arla farmers are among the world's most climate-efficient dairy farmers. It also provides Arla farmers a clear blueprint of what will drive further reducti...Read more

Consider Pastures embraces regenerative farming practices

Consider Pastures has embraced regenerative farming practices, is now available for conscious consumers prioritising products that are both good for the land and good for animals. Consider Pastures breaks from the factory farming model and produces its pasture-raised eggs on small family farms, guided by the tenet...Read more

Sysco, Cargill to scale sustainable grazing practices across 1M acres of grassland

Sysco and Cargill, two of the world's largest food companies, have announced a major new partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) that will help ranchers in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Kansas and Colorado tackle the impacts of climate change and improve ...Read more

Agricultural activity contributes positively in climate change: Food4Thought Survey

When it comes to climate change, consumers view agriculture as a part of the solution rather than the problem. Among participants in Cargill’s recent global Feed4Thought survey, those who indicated climate change as important to them also rated livestock and agriculture lowest in negative impact compared wit...Read more

USAID, Cargill-led consortium to combat zoonotic diseases affecting human and livestock health

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has tapped a consortium led by Cargill and including Ausvet, Heifer International, and the International Poultry Council (IPC) to improve livestock management and combat the threat of zoonotic diseases to both human and animal health. The fiv...Read more

ICAR-IVRI transfers CSF & Sheep Pox Vaccine technology to Hester Biosciences

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)-Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh transferred the Technology - CSF & Sheep Pox Vaccines to M/s Hester Biosciences through Agrinnovate India Limited in a ceremony. In his address, Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary...Read more

AYUSH Ministry, DAHD to jointly conduct research seeking quality Ayurvedic drugs for veterinary use

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB), Ministry of AYUSH and Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAHD), today for research on new formulations in quality drugs for veterinary science through medicinal herbs. The initiative involves capacity build...Read more

Nandu’s forays into fish, seafood retail

Bengaluru-based Nandu’s has announced its expansion into fish and seafood retail. The company has added fish and seafood to its category of offerings, across all its sales channels. “Undeniably, there is an immense market opportunity in the fish and seafood retail sector. Buying fish is an underserved...Read more

Research shows feeding cattle seaweed reduces their greenhouse gas emission

According to new findings from researchers at the University of California, Davis, a bit of seaweed in cattle feed could reduce methane emissions from beef cattle by as much as 82 per cent. "We now have sound evidence that seaweed in cattle diet is effective at reducing greenhouse gases and that the efficacy does...Read more