Agri startup Greenikk builds supply chain to bolster India’s banana fibre-based industry
29-Mar-2023 - 0 Comments.
gri startup Greenikk, which created India’s first full-stack banana supply chain, has developed a waste-to-value system to strengthen the country’s banana fibre-based industry by ensuring a steady supply of banana stem fibre to entrepreneurs and artisans for producing high value goods having a huge demand in domestic and global markets.
FPOs to play key role in making India millet hub of the world
21-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
As part of the ongoing ‘Food, Agriculture and Livelihood’ fortnight, the India Pavilion at EXPO2020 hosted a seminar – ‘India: Millets production and upscaling value chain’ on Friday. Senior government officials and sector experts deliberated on opportunities for Indian industry players producing and processing millets, to enhance the export potential of the country during the session.
India among top 10 countries producing 65% of global feed, finds 2022 Alltech Agri-Food Outlook
28-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
The 2022 Alltech Agri-Food Outlook was released recently highlighting global feed production survey data. The global COVID-19 pandemic has had major impacts on the agri-food sector, contributing to supply chain challenges and accelerating the adoption of new technology and environmental sustainability practices.
Govt to give 8.20 lakh hybrid seed mini kits free to farmers in 343 districts of 15 states
20-Oct-2021 - 0 Comments.
Under a special program by the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, 8,20,600 seed mini-kits will be distributed free of cost in 343 identified districts of 15 major producing states of the country.
CRISIL Data finds milk procurement by private dairy more in 8 milk producing states
18-Oct-2021 - 0 Comments.
Hatsun Agro Product Ltd had commissioned CRISIL, India’s largest Independent research house to conduct a market study regarding milk procurement by private dairy companies in India.
US raises red flag on India’s mandatory BIS certification of animal feed beyond July 27
18-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
The United States has expressed concern over India’s new directive making it mandatory for all commercial feeds, including imports, intended for food producing animals to comply with the relevant Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) specification and certification norms and pressed for a postponement in its implementation in the light of COVID-19 disruptions.
Government giving 1.5 crore dairy farmers Kisan Credit Cards
02-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
The Government will provide Kisan Credit Card (KCC) to 1.5 crore dairy farmers belonging to Milk Unions and Milk producing Companies within the next two months (1 June-31 July 2020) under a special drive.
SEAI signs MoU with Malaysia Palm Oil Board for producing palm oil in sustainable way
27-Sep-2019 - 0 Comments.
On the sidelines of Globoil conference held in Mumbai recently, The Solvent Extractors’ Association (SEA) of India signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) and Global Sustainability support organisation-Solidaridad Network Asia Limited
NDDB opens up a new vista to multiply elite indigenous cows
18-Jan-2019 - 0 Comments.
Two calves one of Gir breed and other of Sahiwal were born at an interval of one week at the state-of-the art facility created by National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) in Anand for producing calves through in-vitro fertilization technique.
FIAPO investigation exposes the reality of white revolution in India
30-Oct-2017 - 0 Comments.
New data released by the Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organizations (FIAPO) shows the horrifying state of cattle in 451 milk-producing centers from India’s 10 leading milk producing states and demands immediate attention by the Centre and State Governments to regulate milk producing dairies.
Over 8.8 MN milk producing animals identified under bovine scheme
21-Aug-2017 - 0 Comments.
Under the Pashu Sanjivni component under National Mission on Bovine Productivity scheme, over 88 million milk producing animals out of 300 million cattle and buffaloes are being identified using polyurethane tags with 12 digit unique identification (UID) number.
Bihar is the top litchi producing State with 40% share
07-Jun-2017 - 0 Comments.
Bihar is the top litchi producing State in the country. In Bihar, about 300 thousand metric tonnes of litchi is being produced from 32 thousand hectares of area, Indian Agriculture and Farmers Welfare