PAU concludes virtual kisan mela on resource management

The two-day Virtual Kisan Mela concluded at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) amidst panel discussions on natural resource management; livestock production and subsidiary occupations; processing, value addition and farmer-producer organizations (FPOs). Dr JS Mahal, Director of Extension Education, expresse...Read more

ICAR organises virtual training prog in poultry and duck farming

ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad and ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Kolkata jointly organised a five-day Virtual Training Programme on 'Poultry and Duck Farming.' In his address, Dr RN. Chatterjee, Director, ICAR-DPR, Hyderabad and Dr SK Roy, Director, ICAR-ATARI, Kolka...Read more

Mumbai scientists develop tech to convert poultry feathers to animal feed, fertiliser

Indian scientists have developed a sustainable and affordable solution for converting keratin waste such as human hair, wool, and poultry feathers to fertilisers, pet and animal feeds. India generates a huge amount of human hair, poultry feather waste and wool waste each year. These wastes are dumped, buried, used...Read more

India’s overall exports in August 2021 estimated at $52.20 Bn

India’s overall exports (Merchandise and Services combined) in August 2021 are estimated to be $52.20 billion, exhibiting a positive growth of 33.99 per cent over the same period last year and a positive growth of 19.89 per cent over August 2019. Overall imports in August 2021 are estimated to be $58.57 bill...Read more

Right to Protein introduces Soy Fed product label in India

Right To Protein, a nationwide public health initiative announced the launch of India’s first feed label – ‘Soy Fed’ for animal protein products, earmarking the celebration of National Nutrition Month, September 2021. Livestock that is fed with high-quality soy is healthier and a richer pro...Read more

Rural poultry entrepreneurship component to give direct employment to 1.5 lakh farmers: Ministry

As part of Aazadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying organised an awareness programme on entrepreneurship schemes of the Department through the Common Service Centre network. 2000 village-level camps were held across the country. Attendees were given complete information about these...Read more

Govt relaxes rules for import of crushed, de-oiled GM soya cake

The Government of India has relaxed the rules for the import of crushed and de-oiled GM soya cake (non-living organism only). The move is going to benefit the farmers, poultry farmers and fishermen in a big way.   Application of provision as in Condition 6(b) of General Notes Regarding Import Policy Schedul...Read more

KVK, Fatehgarh Sahib conducts vocational training course on poultry farming

Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Fatehgarh Sahib recently conducted a vocational training course on poultry farming at KVK premises for farmers, farm women and rural youth. Eight farmers belonging to different villages of districts Fatehgarh Sahib participated in the training course. In this training programme, scienti...Read more

Cargill, Continental Grain, Sanderson Farms in tie-up for new poultry biz

Cargill, Continental Grain Company and Sanderson Farms announced that they have reached a definitive agreement for a joint venture between Cargill and Continental Grain to acquire Sanderson Farms for $203 per share in cash, representing a total equity value for Sanderson Farms of $4.53 billion. The purchase price ...Read more

Demand for ELISA testing to surge in poultry diagnostics space :Fact.MR

The global poultry diagnostics market is projected to expand at a healthy CAGR of 9 per cent till 2031, surpassing $660 million in valuation, reports, market research and competitive intelligence provider. Historical data suggests that the market expanded at a CAGR of 8.3 per cent from 2016 to 2020, according to F...Read more

Union Agri Minister inaugurates 28th regional workshop of KVKs in MP

Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar virtually inaugurated the 28th Regional Workshop of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) in Madhya Pradesh. The Government of India is working on a priority for the progress of farmers in the villages and to develop village infrastructure across the c...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