Update date: Jan. 21, 2020
National Federation of Agricultural Cooperative Associations, Central Research Institute for Feed and Livestock
Director General, ISAKA Masakatsu
1708-2 Tsukuriya, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki 300-4204 Japan
Number of employees：
Organization/Research department name (12)：
Subordinate facility name (5)：
Research Planning and Administaition Division
Research Planning and Administaition Sec.
Management Information Sec.
Livestock Technical Central School
Product Development and Research Division
-Test animal houses (houses for test animals, SPF swine
production facilities, fish farming ponds, etc.)
-Other facilities (feed production facilities,
-Feed product farms
Agricultural Technology Center (currently the farm Technology Center, located in Hiratsuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture); establishment of Animal Feed Research Division
Animal Feed Research Division reformed as the Central Research Institute for Feed and Livestock and moved to Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture
Livestock Production Training Center founded on grounds of the Research Institute
Institute of Animal Health established in Sakura City, Chiba Prefecture
Founding of the Embryo Transfer Research Division
In 1972, the ZEN-NOH Research Institute was established
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in Tsukuba City in order to provide livestock farming
technologies to support producers and feed and livestock
enterprises in the JA grope (agricultural cooperatives
and their federations).
For thirty years, the institute has developed
a substantial number of formula feeds, livestock
management systems, and equipments.
The ZEN-NOH Institute of Animal Health in Sakura City
also works to provide clinical testing and treatment
services for farms as well as research for animal health
control programs to support producers and JA feed and
It has been an honor for us to serve the livestock
industry over the past twenty-five years, and we pledge
to continue our research and development for the
prosperity of the industry in the future.