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30 December 2011
View news from India Biomin India: Strong Presence at Local Trade Shows
INDIA - Kicking off in November, the annual Hyderabad Poultry Show is becoming widely recognised as the major event for the Indian poultry industry....
23 December 2011
View news from India Groups Warn Poultry & Dairy Sectors 'Face Disaster'
INDIA - Advocacy groups in India say the proposed deal between India and the EU at the World Trade Organization (WTO) would violate the right to food of a vast segment of the Indian population, particularly those who rely on the poultry and dairy sectors....
19 December 2011
View news from India Access To Milk Marketing Chains
INDIA - Resource-poor, smallholder dairy farmers in India stand to gain from entry into emerging modern milk supply chains despite the predominance of traditional milk marketing in the country, according to a study published in the 14 November 2011 online...
16 December 2011
View news from India Tirumala Invests In India's Largest Integrated Dairy
INDIA - Tirumala Dairy, the second largest private dairy player in South India, is sewing up plans to set up the country's largest integrated dairy with an investment of over Rs 5,000 crore in the next three to four years....
26 November 2011
View news from India New Measures Will Reduce Antibiotic Use
INDIA - The health ministry is to specify withdrawal periods for antibiotics in poultry, livestock and shrimp, as the result of pressure from the EU, in order to reduce the risk of the development of antimicrobial resistance....
23 November 2011
View news from India Money Gained Through Safer Milk
INDIA - A study of dairy farms in three states of India has found that farmers who adopt milk safety practices receive higher prices from sale of better quality milk....
09 November 2011
View news from India Finance Scheme To Encourage Milk Production
INDIA - Dwarka Milk is launching a Cattle Finance Scheme to encourage small farmers into dairying, with the long term aim of increasing milk production. ...
24 August 2011
View news from India India Celebrates Freedom From Rinderpest
INDIA - Following the global eradication of Rinderpest, India are celebrating its global freedom of the disease with a national ceremony....
18 May 2011
View news from India Call For Ban On Non-therapeutic Use Of Antibiotics
INDIA - The Humane Society International has called on the Indian government to impose a ban on the non-therapeutic use of antibiotics in farm animals. ...
10 May 2011
View news from India Mega Dairy Plans For Bangalore
INDIA - The Karnataka Cooperative Milk Producers’ Federation (KMF) is planning to set up a mega dairy in Bangalore, with a capacity to process one million litres of milk a day....
View news from India 6th Dairy And Agri Expo 2012
INDIA - The Progressive Dairy Farmers Association is organising its 6th Dairy and Agri Expo from 11-13th February 2012 at the Cattle Fair Ground, Jagraon, Punjab, India. ...
11 March 2011
View news from India VIV And ILDEX Tie Up In India
INDIA - VNU Exhibitions Europe and NCC Exhibition Organizer (NEO) have decided to bring their respective brands of VIV and ILDEX together together in India next year for VIV/ILDEX India 2012. ...
11 February 2011
View news from India Livestock Boom Risks Aggravating Animal Plagues
AFRICA & ASIA - Increasing numbers of domestic livestock and more resource-intensive production methods are encouraging animal epidemics around the world, a problem that is particularly acute in developing countries, where livestock diseases present a...
10 January 2011
View news from India Door-To-Door Drive To Test Milk Gets Underway
INDIA - In a welcome first, officials of the department of food and drug administration will now conduct door-to-door purity tests on milk and milk products in residential colonies in the state capital and across the state. ...
07 January 2011
View news from India Strengthening Dairy Farming Infrastructure
INDIA - The Indian Animal Husbandry Department is to implement a Rs. 50 million project to encourage farmers to strengthen and upgrade existing infrastructure to make dairy farming commercially viable. ...
03 November 2010
View news from India Developing Sorghum Crop Varieties Feed India
INDIA - New varieties of sorghum are bred to better meet the needs of India’s 208 million livestock farmers for animal feed, as well as to feed its growing human population, says the 2009 annual report for the Consultative Group on International Agricultural...
21 October 2010
View news from India India Stockpiles Imported Dairy Products
INDIA - India’s National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) is to stockpile thousands of tonnes of skim milk powder (SMP) and anhydrous milk fat (AMF) it has bought from New Zealand dairy company Fonterra until the next dairy season....
23 September 2010
View news from India Carlyle To Invest In Indian Dairy Company
INDIA - The Carlyle Group, a global private equity investment firm, will be investing 110 Crore (US$22 million) in Tirumala Milk Products through the Carlyle Asia Growth Partners IV (CAGP IV), a $1.04-billion fund....
07 September 2010
View news from India Himachal Milk Production to Boom
INDIA - Himachal Pradesh is expected to see milk production flourish in the next three years thanks to the Dhoodh ganga project funded by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). ...
06 September 2010
View news from India Genetics Company Helps Punjab Dairy Sector
INDIA - A US cattle genetics company is to work with farmers in Punjab to boost dairy farming in the region....
27 August 2010
View news from India IFFCO To Form Dairy JV With Foreign Company
INDIA - The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO) is close to setting up a dairy project jointly with an overseas partner to cash in on the growing demand of milk, says a senior official. The company is likely to finalise a JV partner, either...
06 August 2010
View news from India Strong Growth Predicted For Livestock Sectors
INDIA - Beef and poultry production will increase by 29 per cent and 41 per cent, respectively, to 2013/14 and there is strong demand for dairy products, according to a new report....
05 August 2010
View news from India Cloning Will Revive Nearly Extinct Cattle Species
INDIA - Enthused by possibilities of cloning giving a new lease of life to endangered species, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) is all set to produce cloned varieties of such animals using nuclear transfer technology by next...
03 June 2010
View news from India Reviving Native Cattle Breeds
INDIA - Integrated dairying plays an important role in ensuring food security and generating income for small farmers and agricultural labourers, and native cattle are a big part of this....
15 February 2010
View news from India Bright Skies Over VIV India 2010
INDIA - The organisers of VIV India 2010 report a highly successful event in Bangalore earlier this month....
25 January 2010
View news from India Milk Crisis As Dairies Challenged
INDIA - If milk becomes more expensive, it will not be because India has a shortage. It’s because the large dairies responsible for supply are been kicked out of the market and consumers will be left to pay the price for their exit. ...
18 January 2010
View news from India Kerala To Set Up Cattle Feed Factory
INDIA - State-owned Kerala Feeds Limited (KFL) is set to commission its new Rs.350 million unit at Karunagapally in Kollam district in six months, animal husbandry minister C. Divakaran has announced. ...
13 January 2010
View news from India Ambitious Plan To Raise Output In Orissa By 2020
ORISSA, INDIA - The state government has a plan to boost production of dairy, fish and poultry products....
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