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U.S. soybeans drop over 1 pct on demand concerns

  • 28 Dec, 2018
  • United States

CHICAGO, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) -- Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soybean futures closed down over one percent on Wednesday, mostly on concerns about demand amid few signs of new demand from China. According to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), China purchased more than 2.7 million metric tons of U.S. soybeans in the past two weeks. Traders had expected that China would buy more soybeans, market watchers said. U.S. farmers hope China will buy other farm products, such as corn and grain sorgh

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Nigeria is now highest maize producer in Africa

  • 27 Dec, 2018
  • Nigeria

Nigeria has now been confirmed as Africa's highest producer of maize with 12 million metric tonnes annually. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, mentioned at the launch of Fall GoldMax pesticides and inauguration of a 24-man task force committee to tackle Fall Armyworm, in Abuja. He further said that he is glad that Nigeria is Africa’s largest maize producer. Moreover, he is looking at producing 12 and a half tonnes of maize as they are the larges

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Chicken gets dearer while year-end festivity grips Hyderabad - Times of India

  • 24 Dec, 2018
  • India

HYDERABAD: Chicken prices are set to hover around Rs 210 per ..    Read more at: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/67213635.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

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Honorable Punjab and Haryana High Court Directs Chandigarh, Punjab and Haryana To Add Eggs and Butter To Mid-day Meal Meals

  • 23 Dec, 2018
  • India

The Punjab and Haryana high court has directed Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh to ensure that children are provided a wholesome meal of bread, butter, jam and eggs every day under the mid-day meal scheme. The authorities have been asked to pass instructions regarding this and inform the court by January 31 “The (present) mid-day meal should be substituted with a wholesome meal, which the children would consume with happiness and which helps them be in good health, the main objective under t

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Indian Government asked to import 1 million tonnes of maize to check local price

  • 22 Dec, 2018
  • India

The government is “positively” considering an industry demand to allow import of 1 million tonnes of non-genetically modified maize at zero duty to overcome a shortage in domestic output and check rising prices at home. India is traditionally a maize or corn exporter and has not imported the crop in the past two years. “We have sensitised the government about the need to import 1 million tonnes of maize,” said B Soundararajan, chairman at Coimbatore-based

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Animal welfare body seeks implementation of 2 poultry rules

  • 20 Dec, 2018
  • India

An animal welfare body has asked the Centre to implement two rules recommended by the Law Commission to ensure better welfare of egg-laying hens and broiler chicken, noting that the present practices involved cruel practices that needed to be stopped. The World Animal Protection (WAP) observed that companies across the world were moving towards cage-free chicken farms and India should not be left behind. "The government should implemen

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Spike in egg prices partly due to bird flu: Malaysia’s agriculture minister Read

  • 19 Dec, 2018
  • Malaysia

IPOH: The recent increase in egg prices in Malaysia is partly due to bird flu which has caused a disruption to supply, said Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Salahuddin Ayub on Saturday (Dec 15). Another reason is the increase in export volumes, he added. “The statement by the Malaysia Competition Commission that the export of chicken eggs to foreign markets has increased lately will also be looked into,” the minister told reporters on the sidelines of an e

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Strong spot demand boosts soybean rates in futures trade

  • 19 Dec, 2018
  • India

China may import soybean from India after non-basmati rice and raw sugar In November, the Madhya Pradesh government had announced Rs 500 per quintal premium for soybean farmers over and above the minimum support price (MSP) of Rs 3,399 per quintal for soybeans sold in marketing year 2018-19. This led to average soybean price across major markets rising 12 per cent in September-October over the last year’s price. It also caused 45 per cent year-on-year increase in October market arrivals

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USDA launches second round of trade mitigation payments

  • 19 Dec, 2018
  • United States

WASHINGTON – At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today launched the second and final round of trade mitigation payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations. Producers of certain commodities will now be eligible to receive Market Facilitation Program payments for the second half of their 2018 production. "The President reaffirmed his support for American farmers

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Livestock master plan soon: Sushil Kumar Modi

  • 19 Dec, 2018
  • India

PATNA: Deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi said on Monday the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) has spent around Rs 1,400 crore in Bihar till date. SuMo said on the state government’s request, the BMGF is preparing Bihar livestock master plan.  “The livestock master plan will lead to 1.5 times rise in dairy production, 10 times in poultry production and double the fisheries output,” a statement released by SuMo on Monday stated.  S

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