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Monday, August 15, 2022



Is soya chaap a good source of protein?

August 09, 2022 12:44 pm

"Soya chaap includes 60 per cent soya flour, 40 per cent maida, salt, and water," according to dietitian Simrat Kathuria

Rains, falling prices prompt farmers to shift from pulses to soyabean, cotton

August 01, 2022 12:47 pm

According to the Union Agriculture Ministry’s latest compiled data as of July 29, farmers have so far sown 106.18 lakh hectares (lh) area under pulses in the current kharif cropping season from June 1. This is above last year’s corresponding area coverage of 103.23 lh.

SOPA against soyameal import, ‘will harm soyabean oil industry’

April 28, 2022 7:13 am

In a strongly worded letter to Atul Chaturvedi, the Indore-based Soyabean Processors Association of India (SOPA) has opposed any move to import soyameal, saying it would be detrimental to the domestic soyabean oil industry.

Central teams unearth hoarding of soyabean and mustard seeds in Madhya Pradesh

April 12, 2022 12:35 pm

Large quantities of edible oils have been found in excess of the prescribed quantities of the control order in Maharashtra and Rajasthan, Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution said.

Why soyabean farmers are holding on to their stock

January 11, 2022 8:23 am

Belying all predictions, prices of soyabean and tur (both important kharif crops) have held steady; the latter, in fact, has seen massive gains.

Edible oil manufactures’ body seeks introduction of GM oilseed crops

December 17, 2021 7:13 am

SEA has also asked for a diversion of the area under wheat cultivation in northern India for the cultivation of the mustard crop. This, would help in replenishing the water table and also help in the diversification of crops in the states of Punjab and Haryana.

Poultry industry seeks extension of deadline for import of soya cake, farmers protest move

November 17, 2021 11:35 am

Chairman of All India Poultry Breeders Association, Bahadur Ali, has said the extension is necessary to complete the import of total 12 lakh tonnes of DOC allowed by the government in view of the bullish trend in soyabean prices in domestic markets.

Guide to eat right: Does soy affect men’s sexual health? Research says no

September 25, 2021 6:42 pm

Research suggests that soy isoflavones and estrogen have very different mechanisms of action and scanty evidence is available to connect disrupted male fertility with isoflavone intake, most of which are scientifically flawed too.

Soyabean prices crash at mill gates, farmers seek inquiry into price crash

September 23, 2021 7:02 am

Over the past few months, soyabean prices had touched a historic high with average traded prices in Latur’s mandi crossing Rs 10,000 per quintal. Ex-mill prices in districts like Nanded had even touched Rs 11,000 per quintal.

Ahead of state elections, govt takes steps to control food inflation

September 16, 2021 12:15 am

After imposition of stock limits in pulses, the central government has now increased the import window for pulses and soymeal, allowing imports to arrive not later than January 31, 2022.