Paddy procurement picks up pace in Punjab

Punjab procures 52 lakh MT paddy till Oct 23. The state procured 52,09,257 metric tonnes (MT) of paddy till Tuesday evening. Of the total, the government agencies procured 51,55,934 MT of paddy, while 53,323 MT has […]

Paddy procurement picks up pace.

With the weather becoming conducive, the pace of paddy harvest has increased. District mandi officials have said that 1,90,018 tonnes of paddy has been procured by different government agencies. Private buyers have purchased 2,28,923 tonnes of […]

Maize prices steady in Davangere, demand sluggish

Maize prices steady in Davangere, demand sluggish. Prices of maize in Davangere, a key market for the coarse grain in Karnataka, remained steady despite higher arrivals as demand was sluggish. Spot price of the coarse grain […]

CBOT Corn ease as harvest supplies loom.

Corn fell for a second consecutive session as freshly harvested U.S. crops hit the market. Corn lost 0.3 percent to $3.67 a bushel, after ending the previous session 0.5 percent weaker. A stronger dollar makes the […]

CBOT Corn falls as US harvest picks up

Corn drops after two sessions of gains. Corn was down 0.4 percent at $3.68-3/4 a bushel, having gained 0.2 percent in the previous session. Wheat fell 0.2 percent to $5.08-1/4 a bushel. U.S. farmers will try […]

Punjab rice arrival speed up

Arrivals of the fresh crop of rice are gradually picking pace in the key growing state of Punjab. The price of the new crop of Pusa basmati 1121, arrivals of which started just four days ago, […]

India maize market steady

Price of maize in Davangere, Karnataka, were steady at 1,100-1,400 rupees per 100 kg, depending on the quality. Earlier this month, arrivals of the new kharif maize crop had started in the state, with the moisture […]

Karimnagar Paddy procurement by Government to begin

The district administration has decided to open about 187 paddy procurement centres in various parts of the district to procure the produce by providing the minimum support price fixed by the government. All the government agencies […]

USA lentils area down by 30%: AAFC

In the US, the area seeded to lentils for 2018-19 is forecast by the USDA at below 0.8 million acres, down almost 30% from 2017-18 due to lower area seeded in Montana. With normal yields and […]

Canadian lentils production down by 13%:AAFC

For   2018-19 , despite higher yields, production is estimated to decrease by 13% to 2.2 Mt due to lower harvested area. However, the production of large green lentils is forecast to be higher than last year […]

USA dry peas area down by 24%:AAFC

In the US, area seeded to dry peas for 2018-19 is forecast by the USDA to decrease by 24% from last year to 0.9 million acres. This is largely due to an expected fall in area […]

Canadian dry peas production down by 9%:AAFC

For 2018-19 , production in Canada is estimated to decrease by 9% to 3.7 million tonnes (Mt) as lower harvested area, particularly in Alberta, was partly offset by higher yields. Alberta and Saskatchewan are each expected […]

USA chickpeas area up by 32%:AAFC

US chickpea area seeded is estimated by the USDA at a record 0.8 million acres, up 32% from 2017-18. Assuming below normal yields and abandonment, 2018-19 US chickpea production is forecast by AAFC at a record […]