US pushes India to buy $5-6 billion more farm goods to seal trade deal: Report
US wants India to buy another $5-6 bn worth of poultry and farm goods for reinstatement of GSP benefits.
'Novel Chinese coronavirus may have transmitted to humans from snakes'
According to the researchers, including Wei Ji from Peking University ...
Maize prices fall 15% on the back of rising imports
Prices of the grain, which is largely consumed by the poultry feed and starch manufacture...
Bird flu outbreak in Chhattisgarh; over 15,000 birds culled
So far, 15,426 chickens and quails have been culled and 30,000 eggs destroyed after the highly contagious H5N1 virus was detected among birds at the poultry farm and hatchery in Baikunthpur town.
IIT Roorkee researchers find antibiotic against multi-drug resistant bacteria
In a new study published in the journal, ‘Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy’, IIT Roorkee researchers screened a library of 11,000 compounds against the Gram negative bacteria, Escherichia coli and discovered 30 novel potent antibacterials.
From flexitarians to flexiburgers?
Moving from vegetarian to ‘plant-based’ can lead to a food identity crisis.
Transforming methane gas to meat equivalent. String Bio is making it possible
Your source of protein in the future may not be from the meat you eat, but from one of the most potent greenhouse gases. With five patents to its name, Bengaluru-based String Bio is currently converting methane to protein for animals. Humans can be next.
U.S. & China tiptoe around holes in new trade agreement
US and China signed an initial trade deal on Wednesday that will roll back some tariffs and boost Chinese purchases of U.S. products, defusing an 18-month row between the world's two largest economies but leaving a number of sore spots unresolved.
How to fight air pollution and make animal feed cheaper? Ask Fermentech Labs
Farmers in India who are compelled to burn their crop residue often face the brunt of an ill-managed system. IIT-Roorkee supported Fermentech Labs has a simple solution to their woes which involves reusing crop stubble to produce commercial enzymes.
Northeast's love for Turkeys and the challenges faced by those raising them
There are not all that many turkeys in India – 4,23,374 in the census, compared to 80.78 crore chickens. But this represents a whopping 66.8% increase over 2012, so clearly more people, particularly in Assam, are raising turkeys. Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura also have relatively high numbers of turkeys.
Rossari Biotech files papers for Rs 700-crore IPO
The issue will comprise a fresh issue of Rs 150 crore and OFS of up to 1.05 crore shares.
No adverse impact of American chickenlegs on domestic industry, FSSAI has no info on impact on human health: Piyush Goyal
“No report of adverse effect on the domestic poultry sector including Namakal district in Tamil Nadu, due to import of chicken legs from the United States to India, has been received in the ministry,” commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.
NCDEX relaunches bajra futures after 7 years
The futures contract of bajra will be available for trading for expiry in January, February, March and April.
Poultry sector in crisis, seeks relief assistance from Centre
Leaders of the poultry sector have claimed to be facing "tough times" due to the increase in feed prices and their inability to pass them on to the consumers, despite a peak demand season.
Poultry industry may slash output to pare losses
In the past few months costly maize, the main ingredient of poultry feed, increased the cost of production, with the result that farm-gate prices of poultry increased around 20% year-on-year.
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