Farming is going to be the next Manufacturing. Farms, are becoming more like factories: tightly controlled operations for turning out reliable products, immune as far as possible from the vagaries of nature. By 2050, the planet’s population is likely to rise to 9.7 billion, a rise of 2 billion from now. Along with increase inContinue reading “Factory Farming – A glimpse of future of agriculture”
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Zero food waste is the new buzz word. By-products are the new profitable products.
Food waste has huge potential for value-added ingredients. Traditionally waste products are seen as a bad thing in terms of sustainability and environmental impact along with high costs for removal or treatment. New technologies are opening up big potential for the extraction of value-added ingredients from food production and processing wastes. The idea of extractingContinue reading “Zero food waste is the new buzz word. By-products are the new profitable products.”
Applying concept of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) to balance demand & supply in agriculture
Situation 1: General variety produced by small scale unorganised farmers. This can result in plentiful supply and lean demand. plentiful demand and lean supply. Glut in supply, crash the prices and low production results in lower income for the producers respectively in the above two scenarios. Situation 2: Specific varieties grown by a farmer andContinue reading “Applying concept of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) to balance demand & supply in agriculture”