Inadequate Mandis delays paddy procurement in Odisha

Amid opposition allegations of irregularities and mismanagement in paddy procurement, the State Government has procured nearly seven lakh tonnes of paddy from farmers through Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies (PACS). A review of paddy procurement by PACS […]

strongly raises 2018 maize crop estimate

EU , cuts wheat. The European Commission raised its estimate of 2018/19 usable maize (corn) production in the European Union to 67.5 million tonnes (mln t) from 62.9 mln t previously. It left unchanged its forecast […]

Prices for M-grade declined by 10rs

Sugar prices at the Vashi wholesale market ruled flat on slack demand amid selling pressure. Prices for M-grade declined by 10rs. quintal and that of S-grade ruled steady. Naka and mill tender rates were unchanged. Arrivals were […]

Two cyclones, Titli and Pethai,

Have totally reduced the crops produce particularly the paddy in the district during recent kharif season. Based on the agricultural income, gross value addition (GVA) is being calculated and it is useful in calculating per capita […]