Agriculture, News
May 25, 2024
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Fishery Experts Emphasise Exploring Potential of Untapped Mesopelagic Fishes

KOCHI:Marine fishery experts have emphasised the need for exploring the immense potential of the under-utilised mesopelagic resources within the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). They were speaking at a workshop on sustainable harvest and utilisation of mesopelagic fishes organised by the Mangalore Regional Centre of ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) on Friday. Oceanic mesopelagic […]

Agriculture, News
May 22, 2024
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CMFRI’s Rapid One-day Survey Reveals Rich Diversity of Marine Species along Kerala Coast

KOCHI:In a significant move to celebrate the International Biodiversity Day on May 22, the ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) conducted a one-day rapid marine biodiversity assessment survey to understand marine life along Kerala coast. A total of an impressive 468 species were recorded in the survey, underscoring the rich diversity of Kerala’s marine ecosystem. […]

Agriculture, News
May 06, 2024
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Adani Foundation Introduces Tribal Farmers at ACC Chaibasa Site

JHARKHAND:ACC, the cement and building material company of the diversified Adani Portfolio, along with Adani Foundation has infused modern irrigation techniques to uplift the socio-economic landscape of a traditional farming community near the ACC Chaibasa site. Through CSR efforts, the predominantly tribal community has been introduced to solar-powered lift irrigation, resulting in significant positive impacts […]

Agriculture, News
April 23, 2024
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Principal Secretary to PM Impressed with Strategic Seaweed Farming Sites

NEW DELHI:Dr. P. K. Mishra, Principal Secretary to Prime Minister was impressed with the innovative and strategic seaweed farming sites developed by ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (ICAR-CMFRI) along Indo-Pak border marine waters of Kori and Padala in Gujarat’s Kutch district. During his visit to the site, he reviewed the developmental activities in the region. […]

Agriculture, News
April 23, 2024
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CMFRI Achieves Captive Breeding of High Value Marine Fish Golden Trevally

KOCHI:In a breakthrough in mariculture development in the country, the ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has successfully developed seed production technology for golden trevally (Gnathanodon speciosus), a high value marine fish. The development is expected to open up a new avenue for sustainable seafood production and boost India’s mariculture activities, including sea cage farming. […]

Agriculture, Business, News
April 15, 2024
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KFL Comes up with Cattle Feed of 6-mm Pellets

THRISSUR:Kerala Feeds Limited (KFL) has commercially come up with pellets of six millimeter, which is two mm shorter than the present variety of cattle feed manufactured by the public sector undertaking. The smaller pellets ensure smoother food intake and easier digestion, revealed KFL Managing Director Dr B. Sreekumar. “It also brings down our cost of […]

Agriculture, News
April 04, 2024
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Blue Java Banana Plant Yields Amazing Results

KOCHI:In a pioneering feat, Rise n’ Shine Biotech Private Limited, developed Blue Java – an exotic variant of Banana with a distinct taste and colour. Being made available for the first time in India on a commercial basis, the first harvest of this variant was done today in esteemed presence of Dr. Bhagyashree P. Patil, […]

Agriculture, Business, News
March 15, 2024
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KFL Enters Customized Production Sends Gokulam Consignment to Guruvayur Cows

THRISSUR: Kerala Feeds Limited (KFL) today entered into customized production when the first consignment of the public-sector undertaking left for Guruvayur, catering to the specific requrements of three cow-sheds run by the administration of the famed Srikrishna temple. KFL Chairman K. Sreekumar flagged off the northward journey with loads of Gokulam and Gokulam-Plus brands of the […]

Agriculture, Business, Food, News
March 13, 2024
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Fisheries Crucial for Food Security and Livelihood, says Former ICAR DG

KOCHIi: Fisheries sector plays a crucial role in ensuring the food and nutritional security as well as the livelihood of millions of fishermen in the country, former Director General of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Padma Shri Dr S Ayyappan has said. “Fish, fishers, and fisheries are key areas that require focused attention”, […]

Agriculture, News
March 12, 2024
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Minister Chinchurani Gives Away Dairy Awards

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Minister for Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development J Chinchurani today gave away the awards for the Best Dairy Cooperative Societies and Best Dairy Farmers, instituted by Thiruvananthapuram Regional Co-operative Milk Producers Union (TRCMPU) of Milma, here. Chinchurani also inaugurated the insurance scheme for cattle on the occasion. The awards are instituted to motivate the dairy […]