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Maize shortfall hits poultry sector in Karnataka

  • 29 Apr, 2019
  • India

The Centre has notified import of one lakh tonnes of yellow maize (feed grade) under the tariff rate quota scheme.   | Photo Credit: File Photo   more-in Following the shortage of maize to the tune of three lakh tonnes in Karnataka which has already hit the poultry sector, the Centre has notified import of one lakh tonnes of yellow maize (feed grade) under the TRQ (tariff rate quota) scheme. The estimated shortfall in the country is 15 lakh tonnes. Karnata

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Summer effect: Poultry birds hit hard in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh

  • 29 Apr, 2019
  • India

SRIKAKULAM: As temperatures continue to rise in the district, a large number of broiler chickens at various poultry farms in the district are perishing, unable to withstand the severe heat. Over 200 chickens died in a poultry farm at Palakonda two days ago.  Thousands of birds are dying at various poultry farms in the district. Even the retailers are affected due to shortage of birds at the poultries. Meanwhile, the prices of chicken went up from Rs 140 to Rs 230 a kg. To pr

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Soon, Indians will be able to sink their teeth into Brazilian chickens

  • 29 Apr, 2019
  • India

After frozen chicken legs from the US, poultry products from far-off Brazil are on their way to tickle the taste buds of Indian consumers. JBS, the largest meat processor in Brazil, is set to introduce its chicken products, including thighs and leg quarters, in the Indian market soon through its subsidiary Seara. It was reported last week that Seara has received approval from authorities here to sell its chicken products in the country. Domestic poultry players are rattled at the latest

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Mounting poultry waste clog drainage in Thiruvananthapuram

  • 29 Apr, 2019
  • India

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Waste congregation has been an ever-growing problem in the city as heaps of garbage are dumped along roadsides which seep into water bodies. The poultry waste discarded in the Kazhakoottam-Kallumoodu bypass area and the sewage drains have released a deadly stink in the surrounding and are likely to trigger diseases with the onset of summer rains.   According to the residents, this has become a regular scene and tons of waste packets are dumped after midnight. &quo

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Africa dumping ground for world poultry | IOL Business Report

  • 04 Apr, 2019
  • South Africa

CAPE TOWN – Southern Africa was fast becoming the dumping ground for chicken from other markets and Africa must stand together to fight dumping from big market players, said Izaak Breitenbach, the general manager for the Broiler Organisation at the South African Poultry Association (Sapa), following the recent dumping of chicken from Brazil in Namibia. Breitenbach said on Tuesday that it was clear Southern Africa was now in the cross-hairs of exporters for markets for the unwanted leg q

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China books fresh deal for 828,000 tonnes of U.S. Soybeans

  • 04 Apr, 2019
  • United States

U.S. exporters sold 828,000 tonnes of soybeans to China, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Monday, the second sale announced since the two countries concluded their latest round of negotiations last week to end their trade war. The USDA, in its daily reporting system, said that private exporters indicated the deal was for the 2018/19 marketing year, which ends on Aug. 31. China has stepped up its purchases of U.S. soybeans during negotiations to end the trade war between the two coun

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Centre permits import of feed grade maize at 15 per cent import duty for poultry sector

  • 04 Apr, 2019
  • India

The Centre on Wednesday permitted import of feed grade maize at a concessional import duty of 15 per cent with a view to meet the shortage of the poultry feed in the country. The import of up to one lakh tonne feed grade maize will be allowed on actual user condition. “Keeping in view the urgency, the feed grade maize is proposed to be imported under TRQ (tariff rate quota)” with certain relaxations and conditions, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) said in a notic

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ONE:The Alltech Ideas Conference to feature species sessions with global perspective on the agriculture industry

  • 23 Feb, 2019
  • United States

Dr. Mark Lyons, president and CEO of Alltech, at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE19).  [LEXINGTON, Ky.] – ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE19), held May 19–21 in Lexington, Kentucky, will bring together producers and industry experts from around the world to share insights and solutions to today’s most pressing issues within the global agriculture industry.   Everyday heroes united by the search for inspiration, motivation and ONE m

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Cargill bolsters commitment to deforestation-free supply chains

  • 23 Feb, 2019
  • United States

MINNEAPOLIS (February 21, 2019)— Cargill operates at the intersection of agriculture and business, connecting farmers to consumers around the world. Today, the company took bold steps to advance its commitment to protect forests and promote rural agricultural development across its supply chains, with the launch of a South America Sustainable Soy Policy, a Human Rights Commitment and an updated Forest Policy. “Farming and forests can—and must&mda

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Aviagen:Quality Assurance Coordinator Wins “30 Under 30” Award at IPPE 2019

  • 23 Feb, 2019
  • United States

John Starkey (right) presents Holli Cothran with the 30 Under 30 Award at IPPE 2019. HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – She may be young, but the decisiveness and leadership proficiency she shows in her job as Quality Assurance Coordinator for Aviagen®’s Egg Distribution Center in Elkmont, Ala., is well beyond her years. That’s why Aviagen nominated Holli Cothran, who was awarded the 30 under 30 award from the US Poultry and Egg Association (USPEA). USPEA’s President J

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