Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Genetically modified animal feed – A flashpoint in India’s trade talks with the United...

Genetically modified animal feed is set to emerge as a new flashpoint in India's trade talks with the United States, especially after China just...

India-US trade deal – A concern for Indian farmers

A farmers' coalition, which represents millions of farmers nationwide, has urged the Centre to desist from negotiating an interim trade deal with the US...

Industry asks Cotton Corporation of India to release cotton seed stock

Cotton seed prices have risen to Rs 2700-2750 a quintal of 100 kg. The cotton industry is concerned that the huge cotton seed stock available...

Fall Armyworm (FAW) destructive impact on maize crop across Asia

When the destructive fall armyworm arrived in Asia in the summer of 2018, scientists were not taken by surprise. They had been anticipating its...

Unsustainable fishing practices – A serious threat to India’s marine resources

Tonnes of fish caught through unsustainable fishing are being used by the fish meal and fish oil (FMFO) industries which supply feed to global...

Scenario of Poultry farming in China after African Swine Fever

Former pig farmers, whose herds were devastated by African swine fever, are now raising chickens Pork production has plummeted and prices last month jumped by...

Insect Protein in Europe

As there is a need for more proteins, there is also a need to reduce emissions that deteriorate climate leads to alternative protein sources.Edible...

Investment opportunity in Sub-Saharan African aquaculture sector

Sub-Saharan Africa's aquaculture production, estimated at 1.7 million metric tons (MT) of the global 76.6 million MT of production in 2015, continues to face...

Kenya: Law to intervene all aspects of livestock marketing

The Ministry of Livestock is developing a Livestock Bill aimed at organizing the sector as a way of guaranteeing food security in the country. The...

Ajinotmoto’s animal nutrition business loss due to African swine fever outbreak

Ajinomoto Co, Japanese food and seasonings company, cut its full-year profit outlook as the outbreak of African swine fever hit its animal nutrition business,...