Data by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows India remains the global leader in milk production, trailed by the United States, which is the second largest milk producing country.
Two sources in the Indian government told Reuters this week that India could impose a 25-percent wheat import tax by the middle of March. That move would reinstate the tariff after a three-month gap as a response to recent large purchases from overseas.
Through its market development programs, USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has established partnerships with nearly 20 U.S. industry groups to help expand market opportunities in India for U.S. food and agricultural products. From U.S. pecans, dry beans, peas and lentils, to California walnuts and Washington apples, India offers a small but growing market for U.S. producers and agribusinesses to export …
India’s agriculture minister says the nation is aiming to triple egg production to combat the challenge of malnutrition. The Poultry Site reports India is already among the top egg producers of the world.
A territory dispute between India and Pakistan could mean increased cotton trade for the United States. Pro Farmer’s Frist Thing Today reports that the dispute over Kashmir has basically stopped cotton trade between India and Pakistan, a business valued at $822 million per year.
Wheat traders and the industry remain hopeful tight supplies of the commodity in India could provide a small boost to global prices, and a potential rebound from 10-years lows.