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03 March 2015
View news from India Maharashtra Bans Beef Sale
INDIA - All beef sales have been banned in Maharashtra after President Pranab Mukherjee signed a Maharashtra Animal Preservation Bill, pending since 1995....
10 February 2015
View news from India How Will India Address Food Production Challenges?
INDIA - Animal proteins are having a growing presence on the dinner plate in India and many seminars and discussions are being held on meeting this need....
03 February 2015
View news from India FSSAI Issues Draft Order on Use of Antibiotics in Meat, Poultry Products
INDIA - In order to curb the rampant use of antibiotics in meat and poultry products, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a draft order that proposes to stop growing use of antibiotics as a growth promoter in food-producing...
19 January 2015
View news from India India Seeks Australian Collaboration in Fisheries, Agriculture and Aquaculture Sector
INDIA - The Indian Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu is seeking collaboration from Australia for its fisheries, aquaculture, agriculture and food processing sectors....
13 January 2015
View news from India Bluetongue Vaccine Launched For Indian Market
INDIA – An Indian health company has released a vaccine for Bluetongue, active against five strains prevalent in the country....
19 December 2014
View news from India Need to Promote Organic Farming, Says Indian Agri Minister
INDIA - Looking at immense bio-diversity and natural resources in the country, India needs to promote organic farming, Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh said recently while underlines the importance of organic farming....
28 November 2014
View news from India Irrigation Could Be Cut 90 Per Cent, Says Indian Minister
INDIA – India’s irrigation capacity will increase 90 per cent after rivers are “inter-linked”....
19 November 2014
View news from India Agriculture Reviewed in Maharashtra
INDIA - Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh held a review meeting in Mumbai with state government officials of agriculture and animal husbandry department....
14 November 2014
View news from India Asia’s Largest Livestock Fair Kicks Off In Patna
INDIA - One of the Asia's largest cattle fairs, Sonepur Cattle Mela, opened in Sonepur near capital city of Bihar, Patna from November 6, 2014....
24 October 2014
View news from India Indian Feed Association Acts as Platform to Resolve Livestock Issues
INDIA - The Compound Feed Manufacturers Association (CLFMA) of India which plays a very important role in Indian feed market has got a new chairman. 5m Publishing spoke to Amit Saraogi (pictured), new chairman about his priorities and challenges facing...
View news from India India’s Vegatable Oil Imports up 21 Per Cent in Sept 2014
INDIA - India has recorded a 21 per cent increase in vegetable oil imports for September 2014 at 1.04 million tonnes....
21 October 2014
View news from India India's First Cattle Welfare Guidelines: What Do They Mean?
INDIA - A new national welfare code will set a baseline for keeping livestock in India, World Animal Protection told TheCattleSite in an interview. ...
03 October 2014
View news from India Andhra Pradesh to Form Farmers Corporation
INDIA - In order to take care of farm sectors in the state, Andhra Pradesh government will set up Farmers Empower Corporation (FEC) in the state....
02 October 2014
View news from India Gujarat Fertilizers, EcoPhos JV to Set Up Animal Feed Plant
INDIA - Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited (GNFC) and Belgium based EcoPhos have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture company for setting up animal feed plant in the Gujarat state....
24 September 2014
View news from India Indian Agriculture Minister Calls for Canadian Investment
INDIA - In order to promote agriculture trade between two countries, Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh has met Gerry Ritz, Canadian Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food in New Delhi recently....
17 September 2014
View news from India FAO to Help India Develop Agriculture, Food Security
INDIA - The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, have agreed on how to strengthen efforts to promote India’s food security and sustainable agricultural development during talks held in New Delhi....
11 September 2014
View news from India India's Agriculture Developments Praised by FAO
INDIA - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), director general, Jose Graziano da Silva has met Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh on September 8, 2014. During the meet, Singh apprised FAO of the significant strides...
View news from India India to Set Up Two Cattle Breeding Centers
INDIA - In order to improve its cattle breed, India will soon set up two cattle breeding centers in North and South region....
08 September 2014
View news from India India Reports Falling Livestock Numbers
INDIA - India has recorded a drop in livestock population by 3.33 per cent as per the 2012 livestock census released on September 3, 2014....
20 August 2014
View news from India Introduce Institutional Reforms in Agriculture to Hike Yield, says PHDCCI
INDIA - PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI), an industry body has called for amendment to Land Ceiling Act and abolition of agriculture produce marketing committee (APMC) Act to draw massive corporate sector participation in agriculture and...
18 August 2014
View news from India India LInks Agri MoUs with 52 Nations
INDIA - To strengthen its reach in agriculture across the globe, India has signed memorandum of understandings (MoUs) and agreements in agriculture and allied sectors with 52 countries....
15 August 2014
View news from India India Holds Workshop on Brucellosis
INDIA - A ‘Network Project on Brucellosis’ was organized jointly by Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University (SDAU), Gujarat and National Institute of Veterinary Epidemiology and Disease Informatics (NIVEDI), Bengaluru atAhmadabad on 8...
13 August 2014
View news from India Odisha to Set Up Veterinary University
INDIA - Looking at the growing importance of education in agriculture sector in the state, Odisha will be setting up a new veterinary university and second agriculture university....
07 August 2014
View news from India India Unveils Bovine Breeding Programme
INDIA - To enhance the productivity of the indigenous breeds of India through professional farm management, India has launched Rashtriya Gokul Mission (National Dairy Mission)....
15 July 2014
View news from India India Raises Farm Credit to $133 bn during 2014-15
INDIA - In order to promote growth in agriculture sector, India has increased its farm credit during 2014-15 fiscal year period....
14 July 2014
View news from India India to Launch TV Channel for Farmers Soon
INDIA - India will soon launch dedicated television channel for farmers soon, Indian finance minister, Arun Jaitley said while announcing the 2014-15 annual budget....
View news from India Jharkand, Assam to get Agri Research Institute
INDIA - With a view to expand its agriculture research activities in the country, Indian finance minister, Arun Jaitley has said that government will establish two agriculture research institutions of excellence in Assam and Jharkhand with an initial...
10 July 2014
View news from India India’s Food Grains, Oilseeds Estimates 264.4 MT in 2013-14
INDIA - Indian agriculture sector will see a record production of food grains and oilseeds in the year 2013-14, according to the Economic Survey for 2013-14, released on July 9, 2014....
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