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Black soldier fly larvae in pet food also helps people

The larvae may have economic and environmental advantages over some conventional livestock, and could even help fight climate change.

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Top 6 reasons why black soldier fly larvae are the next step in sustainable farming

Insect farming can be a touchy subject with most people, as our first reaction (understandably) isn’t to view anything with six legs as food. However, the irrefutable benefits of insects like the black soldier fly larvae (often abbreviated as BSFL)

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Absence of storage facility in Cuttack district leaves vegetable farmers cold

If all the five defunct Government-run cold stores are made functional, farmers of the district will able to store their vegetables for better price realisation. Vegetable farmers of the district are forced to go for distress sale of their produce

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World Food Day: Stop Food Waste by Storing Your Goods Correctly

For us, every day is World Food Day. Here’s how you can make a difference through better food storage methods Research suggests that a third of the world’s annual food production ends up in the trash.

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Insect farms: Investors see big profits in thinking small

When it comes to resolving a big global food problem, a new breed of farmers and their financial backers are thinking smallWork on the world’s largest fly farm has begun in South Africa after the European firm

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Poor post-harvest storage, transportation facilities to cost farmers dearly

If procurement of farm produce increases with the announcement of a new MSP, farmers’ post-harvest losses may increase manifold. With the announcement of the new minimum support price (MSP) of 14 kharif crops

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Insect Farming's Road to Profit

Bugs offer alternative feed source for cattle, hogs, poultry and fish Glen Courtright grows bugs. His larvae bins in Yellow Springs, Ohio, are full 365 days a year. The love shack, the nonstop mating room at his 20,000-sq.-ft.

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Poor cold chain logistics waste 40% of crops worth over $14 billion each year

India is among the world’s largest food producers. Yet, India’s Food Banking Network estimates that 15% of the population goes hungry every day, 1 in 4 children are malnourished and 3,000 die every day from illnesses related to poor diets.

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India incurs Rs 2 trillion/year post harvest loss of fruits, veggies

The country is incurring post harvest losses of fruits and vegetable worth Rs 2 lakh crore per year, due to lack of storage and processing facilities, according to a study. "India incurs post-harvest fruits and vegetable losses worth over Rs 2 lakh crore

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India wastes fruits and vegetables worth Rs 13,300 crore every year: Emerson study

India, the world’s second largest producer of fruits and vegetables, is throwing away fresh produce worth Rs 13,300 crore every year because of the country’s lack of adequate cold storage facilities and refrigerated transport, according to data

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Insect-Based Chicken Feed Can Benefit Farmers and Environment

Chickens of yore foraged for most of their own food, hunting and pecking around the farm and eating plenty of insects—which provided protein—as well as spilled grain and kitchen scraps. Now that most chickens are raised on larger, specialized farms.

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