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  • Maharashtra’s poultry pegs losses at Rs 150 crore due to coronavirus scare

    Maharashtra’s poultry pegs losses at Rs 150 crore due to coronavirus scare

    “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.

    One Health Centre coming up at Nagpur to help animal origin diseases like corona

    One Health Centre coming up at Nagpur to help animal origin diseases like corona

    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.

    Canada to explore canola oil export opportunities to India

    Canada to explore canola oil export opportunities to India

    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.

    Australia, USA, EU look at entering Indian wine market, as imports grow at 12-13%

    Australia, USA, EU look at entering Indian wine market, as imports grow at 12-13%

    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.

    Sugar production to bounce back soon

    Sugar production to bounce back soon

    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.

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