Sunday, October 22, 2017

GM Crops in Livestock Feed Industry

Why GM food / feed at all? The mention of GM crops evokes a mixed response from different strata of people, like a section of...

Indian Dairy Farm Sector: Opportunities and Challenges

India's 2016-17 forecast of milk production is pegged at around 1.6 billion litres subject to normal monsoon (which has already occurred) and considering a...

Union Budget 2017 Takeaways for Agriculture Industry

Expert panel to curb high volatility in the Agri markets The Union Budget was announced on February 1 with three major reforms - there was...

Crisis can result in better biz practices in agri market yards

One of the reasons that prompted the Government to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes was that their circulation was not in line...

Impact of Goods and Services Tax on Poultry & Livestock industry

“India's existing indirect tax regime will undergo a complete revamp with the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the year 2017”. If...

Production estimates for feed ingredients in India

India is the 3rd largest egg producer after China and USA. It is also the 4th largest chicken producer after China, Brazil and USA....

Corn industry needs to be redesigned as an enterprise

Introduction: As India crosses half way of the twenty-first century, it would be the most populous country in the world with majority of its population...

Need for Effective Feed Premix Formulations to Unlock Livestock Potential

Feed premixes – En route to attain global acceptance Feed premixes are added as supplements with the concentrate feed to provide a wholesome nutritional diet...

Defining Sustainability for Animal Nutrition

Introduction Introduction Over the last few years, sustainability has become a new megatrend and even a business imperative (Lubin and Esty 2010). It has also...

Feeding aspects and other challenges faced by the Indian Dairy Industry

The socio-economic conditions in India render the Indian Dairy Industry in sharp contrast to the industrially advanced nations. The demand for milk and...