Punjab Paddy growers sell crop in Haryana

Farmers from the border districts of Punjab are rushing to Haryana to sell their produce on spot cash payment , hassle-free procurement and procurement at higher moisture( with the reduction in prices). Cheeka grain market in […]

China to open its USD 2 bn rice market to India.

India has made a deal with China to open up its 2 billion USD rice import based on an agreement signed between Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to China. At Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit a protocol […]

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 […]

EU wheat falls back as export activity remains thin.

European wheat futures ended lower as a pre-weekend rally faded in the face of still tepid export activity. Benchmark December milling wheat on Paris-based Euronext settled 2.00 euros lower at 200.50 euros a tonne, retreating from […]