Farming News Daily http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk This is the RSS syndication feed for farmingnewsdaily.co.uk. Novasep expands and opens subsidiary in India Novasep Process Engineering Services PVT LTD will meet India’s increasing need for high efficacy processes for its fast growing food and feed industries http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/201213/novasep_expands_and_opens_subsidiary_in_india.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 20 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farm subsidies Punjab government today approved a proposal for providing Rs. 1.16 crore subsidy for metered electric supply at Agriculture Power (AP) tariff to dairy, goatry, piggery and fish farmers besides others engaged in hi-tech and density cultivation of fruits and vegetables. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050713/farm_subsidies_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT New farming courses The country's first and only private open agriculture university, which began functioning here in January this year, has opened its doors for farmers offering them courses without any age bar and qualification restriction. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050713/new_farming_courses_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Subsidies for livestock farmers Punjab government on Monday approved a proposal for providing Rs. 1.16 crore subsidy for metered electric supply at Agriculture Power (AP) tariff to dairy, goatery, piggery and fish farmers besides others engaged in hi-tech and density cultivation of fruits and vegetables. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050713/subsidies_for_livestock_farmers_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT The dairy industry The Indian dairy sector has acquired substantial growth momentum from 9th Plan onwards as a result of which the country now ranks first among the world's milk producing nations, achieving an annual output of about 130 million tonnes, reports Commodity Online. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/010713/the_dairy_industry_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 01 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Preserving native cattle breeds Pulikulam cattle, an indigenous breed with distinct characteristics and known for its valour in jallikattu (bull taming sport), is on the verge of extinction. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/250613/preserving_native_cattle_breeds_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 28 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Hyline boost to the egg market To ensure long-term success in the world’s third largest egg market, Hy-Line International is investing in a wholly-owned subsidiary, Hy-Line Layers Pvt. Ltd., to serve the Indian market. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/270613/hyline_boost_to_the_egg_market_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 27 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 5,000 celphones for farmers Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday distributed free mobile phones to thousands of farmers here as part of his government's efforts to empower the farming community with latest technology, an official said. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/250613/_celphones_for_farmers.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 26 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Organic farming Amid allegations that a project conceived in 2010 to phase out agriculture driven by synthetic fertilizers and pesticides by 2025 has fallen by the wayside, acreage under organic agriculture is showing promise as more and more farmers are taking up the cause of getting rid of synthetic fertilisers and pesticides. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/260613/organic_farming_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 26 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT A cattle care centre A cattle care centre, with excellent 'green' credentials, has been launched to provide support and facilities for local farmers from three nearby villages. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/210613/a_cattle_care_centre_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Ban on Chinese milk The Food Safety and Standards of India has announced an advisory that the continuation of an imports ban on Chinese milk, milk solids and all associated food preparations containing dairy products, is to be maintained. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/210613/ban_on_chinese_milk_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farming and finance He new banking protocol prescribed by the Reserve Bank of India for the cooperative sector is feared to bring agriculture lending to a complete halt and render the 1,602 primary cooperative banks in the State redundant from July 1. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200613/farming_and_finance_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 20 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Monsoon boost for farmers Monsoons have just set in and the state has already recorded a rainfall of 159.2mm- a positive sign as the figure is over 222% more than the month's average rainfall. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200613/monsoon_boost_for_farmers_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 20 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT The cost of poultry feed Despite some fluctuation in prices of key ingredients, poultry feed prices remained unchanged last week. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200613/the_cost_of_poultry_feed_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 20 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Poultry feed prices Poultry feed prices stayed unchanged this week, despite an uptrend in prices of a few of its key ingredients, said trade expert Aditya Mishra. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/170613/poultry_feed_prices_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 17 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Dairy farm problems Cattle farmer’s unions have hit out against the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Foundation (GCMMF) in response to emergency forage supplies not being issued to dairy farmers in Gujarat. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/100613/dairy_farm_problems_.aspx 5mpublishing Sat, 15 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farmers and water With the water level touching rock bottom in all the major reservoirs on the Krishna river the Krishna delta farmers wait with bated breath for rains. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/140613/farmers_and_water_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 14 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farmers angry with government Stressing on the need to empower farmers, governor HR Bhardwaj said the government should make education and healthcare facilities free for them. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/110613/farmers_angry_with_government.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farmers and water Now that June is right around the corner, farmers and economists in India are anxiously awaiting the arrival of monsoon season, which will bring up to 80 percent of the country’s annual rainfall. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/030613/farmers_and_water_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 08 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Small farmers selling up More and more small and marginal farmers are selling their meagre landholdings to become agricultural workers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/060613/small_farmers_selling_up_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 06 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT The grain harvest A top market for Canadian pulse crops and oilseeds now expects to wait a few extra days for the rains on which its own pulse and oilseed crops rely heavily. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/060613/the_grain_harvest_.aspx albertafarmeaxpress Thu, 06 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Cage free farming Cage-free farming in India was recently discussed at an event held at Calcutta’s Park Hotel, one of the first hotels in the city to go cage-free. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/300513/cage_free_farming_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 30 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Poltry feed costs Poultry feed prices are likely to stay unchanged in the coming days due to steady cost of production, according to market experts. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/300513/poltry_feed_costs_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 30 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Sugar cane prices The newly formed All-India Sugarcane Growers’ Association has urged the Central government to ensure uniform price for sugarcane across the country besides directing sugar producers to bear the cost of harvesting and transportation of sugarcane to factories. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/300513/sugar_cane_prices.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 30 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 3% growth in the farm sector Farm sector is likely to record 3.4% growth in 2013-14 if monsoon is normal as has been forecast, Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council Chairman C Rangarajan said on Wednesday. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/210513/_growth_in_the_farm_sector.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 26 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Battery hens Humane Society International/India (HSI/India) has successfully persuaded the majority of Indian states—including the top egg-producing states—to declare that confining hens to battery cages violates the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act of 1960. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200513/_battery_hens.aspx 5mpublishing Sat, 25 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Horticulture The agriculture department and state horticulture mission are set to launch a massive farming drive at Attapadi during the planting season in June, in a bid to revive the area where 22 malnutrition deaths have been reported. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200513/_horticulture.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 25 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farming on the crest of a wave Farming may be a losing proposition for many in the country, but an agriculture degree could fetch you a well-paying job in no time. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/230513/farming_on_the_crest_of_a_wave.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 23 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Mobile phones and farmers The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) would in June this year use smart mobile phones to disseminate information on agriculture among farmers to increase productivity. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200513/mobile_phones_and_farmers_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 20 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Chicken and egg prices double Chicken and egg prices rose by up to 95 per cent in different areas on higher feed cost in the 2012-13 fiscal year, according to Agriculture Minister, Sharad Pawar. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/130513/chicken_and_egg_prices_double.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 19 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Government boost for farmers Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday unveiled a Rs. 984.70-crore package to give a stimulus to agriculture production, taking into account the shrinkage of cultivated land and to ensure that farmers got a fair price for their produce. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/130513/_government_boost_for_farmers_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 18 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT The sleeping giant of world farming After decades on the sidelines of international agricultural trade, India was poised last year to become a major food supplier, overtaking traditional exporters of grain and meat. This could prove to be flash in the pan. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/170513/the_sleeping_giant_of_world_farming.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 17 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Training farm students Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology is busy preparations to conduct Uttar Pradesh Agriculture and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATTET) which will be held on May 15, 16 and 17. The entrance examination for undergraduate, post-graduate and PhD courses would be held. As many as 16,500 students will take part in UPCATTET at 14 centres in the city. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/170513/training_farm_students.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 17 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Poultry eggs and antibiotics About three per cent of egg and environmental samples from farms in Bareilly were found to be positive for Salmonella but the relatively high antibiotic resistance among the bacteria was raised as a concern by scientists carrying out the study http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/150513/poultry_eggs_and_antibiotics.aspx 5mpublishing Wed, 15 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Easing of poultry feed prices Aditya Mishra, a commodity expert, told The Hindu Business Line that following fluctuations in ingredients prices, feed prices have not been declined yet. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/100513/easing_of_poultry_feed_prices_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 10 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Organic farming The State government will soon come out with a comprehensive organic agriculture policy, according to K. Ramasamy, Vice- Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Agriculture University (TNAU). http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/090513/organic_farming_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 09 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT New tax on farm land New Delhi: Under attack over proposal in the Budget, the government today sought to explain that wealth tax was proposed only on urban land and not on agricultural land. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/070513/new_tax_on_farm_land_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 07 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Poultry feed prices Poultry feed prices are likely to rule around current levels for the next few days due to lack of demand. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/070513/poultry_feed_prices_.aspx 5mpublishing Tue, 07 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Problems for apple growers The hills of Thanedar-Kotgarh lie four hours from Shimla, the capital of this Himalayan state in northwest India. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/300413/problems_for_apple_growers_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 05 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farmers being exploited Politicians love to swear by the poor farmer. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/030513/farmers_being_exploited_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 03 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Poultry research The first of its kind model Environment Control Chambers (ECC) in India for research purposes will be put to use at the Namakkal Veterinary College and Research Centre (VC&RI) from Monday, 29 April. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/030513/poultry_research_.aspx 5mpublishing Fri, 03 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Poor farmers and subsidies The US has rejected India’s proposal to the WTO seeking flexibility to continue helping poor farmers through support prices without a limit on the subsidy. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020513/poor_farmers_and_subsidies_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 02 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Increasing farm production by 20% India can achieve a leadership position in the world food market and also meet its growing domestic demand, promises a report by CII-McKinsey, issued today. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/300413/increasing_farm_production_by_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 30 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT More tractors being used Rain or drought, farming in India is going to get a high-profile makeover. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/300413/more_tractors_being_used_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 30 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Poultry farming With about 80 percent of Indian households being wage dependent, Credit Suisse in a report titled ‘The Silent Transformation of India’ has observed that the multi-decade high wage growth for unskilled workers will continue given rising productivity, better wage discovery, and alternative job opportunities. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/260413/poultry_farming_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT A look at farm investment Thinking of investing in India? http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/250413/a_look_at_farm_investment_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Government help for the poultry industry A delegation of the National Egg Co-ordination Committee (NECC) led by chairperson Anuradha J Desai met with Sharad Pawar, the Union Agriculture Minister to requested a special package for poultry farmers to help them survive the current conditions. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/180413/government_help_for_the_poultry_industry_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 21 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farmers rounded up for protest Solapur farmer Bhaiyya Deshmukh, who was at the centre of Ajit Pawar's remarks over drought, was detained on Tuesday for staging a protest outside Prithviraj Chavan's bungalow. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/170413/farmers_rounded_up_for_protest_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Indonesia to enhance agricultural cooperation with India India and Indonesia have agreed to enhance collaboration in horticulture, natural resources management, agricultural engineering, crop science and food processing at a meeting held in Jarkarta. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/100413/indonesia_to_enhance_agricultural_cooperation_with_india_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 13 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Compensating farmers Punj Lloyd Upstream Ltd, an Indian company which is building an extension of the Myanmar-China natural gas pipeline, has been accused of failing to compensate for damages relating to the construction of the pipeline. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040413/compensating_farmers_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 07 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT