“Chana should trade lower as arrivals gather pace. Demand is very poor,”
“The sales declined after February 4 when rumours linking corona virus to chicken consumption emerged on social media. The daily sale of chicken had declined from about 3000 tonnes per day to about 2000 tonnes per day. Sales increased to about 2400 tonnes per day now,” said PG Pedgaonkar, general manager, Venkey’s.
Scientists say that there are about 830 diseases that can originate in animals and transmit to humans. The ICMR has given mandate to NIV and MAFSU to set up the One Health Centre, for which four acres of land has already been allocated. The Centre will study the different disease causing pathogens in domestic as well as wild animals for better preparedness to contain diseases that humans may get in future.
According to the Canola Council of Canada, canola generates one quarter of all farm cash receipts. Canada exports more than 90% of its canola as seed, oil or meal to 50 markets around the world, bringing billions of dollars into Canada. The biggest buyer of canola oil and meal is the United States.
India had imported a record 5.8 mn tonnes of pulses in FY16, followed by 5.6 mn tonnes in FY18.
As Indian government struggles to support the domestic pulses farmers who are getting non-remunerative prices due to the second consecutive year of bumper production, trade body Indian Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA) has claimed that large scale smuggling of pulses from neighbouring countries is hurting the interests of domestic farmers and traders.
Nafed had procured 68 lakh tonnes of pulses during past three years as India.
French wine maker Vignobles Arbeau recently launched its own label in collaboration with Tetrad Global Beverages, founded by career wine maker Abhay Kewadkar. According to Wine Australia, for the year ended December 2018, Australian wine exports to India grew in volume and value by 50% and 52% respectively, albeit from a fairly low base.
Though the next monsoon season will decide the final size of India's next sugarcane crop, industry leaders say that at present, India is likely to produce about 30 million tonnes of sugar in 2020-21 as against 26 million tonnes expected in 2019-20.
Government of India has allowed export of 6 million tonnes of sugar during 2019-20 under Maximum Admissible Export Quota (MAEQ) to help deal with the surplus sugar stocks in the country.
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