India Wheat prices edge higher.

Front-month November futures contract of wheat on the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange ended higher taking cues from slight rise in spot prices in key Delhi market. The contract had risen to a record high of […]

New Maize purchase policy in Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh government has announced new purchase policy for maize during the Kharif season for 2018-19 in the state . The decision as taken in the state cabinet meeting. Purchase rate of maize has been […]

India maize remain steady

Prices of maize in Davangere, a key market in Karnataka, remained steady at 1,100-1,440 rupees per 100 kg. Around 2,000 bags (1 bag = 100 kg) of new maize crop arrived in Davangere. Demand from bulk […]

EU wheat prices ease as export demand remains weak.

European wheat prices were slightly lower as sluggish export demand and weakness in Chicago grain futures kept the market on the defensive. December milling wheat on Paris-based Euronext was 0.50 euros lower at 199.50 euros a […]

India maize area up by 20% Y-O-Y.

India rabi maize area till 9th Nov up by 20% to 247 thousand ha from 205 thousand ha. planted same period last year. This year area is also up from 236 thousand ha. normal area planted […]

Lower rabi rice sowing

About 524 thousand ha area planted down from 712 thousand ha planted last year and also down from normal area (363 thousand ha.)  in corresponding week. The area coverage has been reported from the Tamil Nadu […]

Rabi moong acreage up 58% at 29,000 ha.

  Following is the statewise area distribution: (Figs. In Ha.) Moong States 2018-19 2017-18 % Change Normal Area % Change Andhra Pradesh 3000 4000 -25 5200 -42 Chhattisgarh 1300 100 1200 1000 30 Odisha 6600 5400 […]

India pea acreage down 26% to 248,500 Ha.

Following is the statewise area distribution: (Figs. In Ha.) Field Pea States 2018-19 2017-18 % Change Normal Area % Change Assam 2000 5000 -60 2200 -9 Chhattisgarh 5300 2100 152 3100 71 Madhya Pradesh 67000 155000 […]

Rabi chana acreage down 33% YoY at 2.7 mln ha.

Following is the statewise area distribution: (Figs. In Ha.)   Chana States 2018-19 2017-18 % Change Normal Area % Change Andhra Pradesh 147000 166000 -11 188000 -22 Chhattisgarh 21600 4100 427 6000 260 Gujarat 33800 69000 […]

Rabi urad acreage down 14% at 82,300 ha.

Following is the statewise area distribution: (Figs. In Ha.) Urad States 2018-19 2017-18 % Change Normal Area % Change Andhra Pradesh 16000 23000 -30 35600 -55 Chhattisgarh 1600 500 220 1200 33 Odisha 10600 16500 -36 […]

India masur acreage down 41% to 310,600 Ha.  

  Following is the statewise area distribution: (Figs. In Ha.) Lentil States 2018-19 2017-18 % Change Normal Area % Change Assam 1000 1000 0 800 25 Chhattisgarh 1300 500 160 800 63 Madhya Pradesh 145000 251000 […]

Australia Wheat Production Estimate Lowered:USDA

USDA estimates Australia’s 2018/19 wheat crop at 17.5 million metric tons (mmt), down 1.0 mmt (5 percent) from last month, and down 3.8 mmt (18 percent) from last year. Harvested area is expected to total 10.8 […]

Wheat overview for 2018-19: USDA

Global wheat production is up this month mainly due to a larger crop in China, while crops were reduced for Australia, Morocco, Pakistan, and Ukraine. Trade is down slightly this month mainly on lower import demand […]