Maize prices steady in Davangere, demand subdued.

Prices of maize in Davangere, a key market for the coarse grain in Karnataka, remained steady mid low availability of good-quality crop and subdued demand. Spot price of the coarse grain were largely unchanged at 1,100-1,450 […]

Maharashtra government pushes for fodder production

The animal husbandry department of the Maharashtra government has invited farmers to grow fodder from November onwards for cattle heads in the state, where 180 talukas are facing a drought-like situation, an official said Tuesday.

Heavy rains may lash TN, Puducherry from today

Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Kerala, and South Interior Karnataka are expected to receive heavy rain from Wednesday at isolated places for three days, ahead of the arrival of the North-East monsoon. The India Met Department (IMD) has […]

Rice October IGC Outlook

The forecast for rice output in 2018-19 has been reduced slightly to 490.4 mln tn from 490.8 mln tn earlier. Consumption is now seen at 492.3 mln tn, against an earlier estimate of 492.1 mln tn. […]

Maize October IGC Outlook

For maize, the grains body cut the global output projection in 2018-19 to 1.0737 bln tn from 1.0743 bln tn seen earlier. However, the projection is still higher than 1.0476 bln tn maize produced in the […]