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

MPEDA sets up new microbiology lab to provide quality marine export

 Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) inaugurates its first state-of-the-art microbiology laboratory in Kochi in order to take India’s seafood exports to the next level.  While unveiling the laboratory, Rameswar Teli, Union Minister of State for the Ministry of Food Processing Indu...Read more

 ICAR-IFCR ranches 22 Lakhs fish seed in the river Ganga  

    The ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore, Kolkata celebrated the 71st Republic Day marked by a ranching programme by releasing 50,000 of fingerlings of Indian Major Craps in the River Ganga at Gandhi Ghat, Barrackpore.  Briefing about the ongoing degrading situation...Read more

Plant-Based Dairy Brand Goodmylk raises INR 3 Cr in second seed round

Goodmylk, a Bangalore-based vegan milk brand in India, has raised INR 3 crore in their second seed round from some of the most prolific investors in the plant-based space. They welcome to their cap table deeply mission-aligned investors Elisa Khong, Sandeep Singh, Ginni International Ltd and their very first VC pa...Read more

Livestock Insurance is need of the day: Experts

 Seminar was released for the benefit of the farming community who are interested to know more on the livestock insurance.  The programme was so conceived that the complete knowledge on the issues related to the livestock were discussed and also replied to the questions by the delegates. The programme w...Read more

ICAR-IVRI releases ‘Live attenuated Classical Swine Fever Cell Culture Vaccine’

Dr Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) and Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Government of India released the “Live attenuated Classical Swine Fever Cell Culture Vaccine (Indigenous Strain) at the Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi recently.  In his addre...Read more

Mcdonald’s & PCF jointly launches ‘Beef it Up’ scheme in 2020

The American fast-food company McDonald’s  and  PCF (Prince’s Countryside Fund) are jointly launching a new ‘Beef it Up’ scheme in 2020, which is aimed at enhancing livestock farming across the globe. It is also planning to start a series of workshops on the Farm Resilience Progra...Read more