The Goa’s government plans to bring around 30 per cent of the fallow lands, out of the existing 13,193 hectares across the state, under cultivation by next year. The quantum of fallow land from the current […]
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.
U.S. corn futures edged lower as friendly weather was expected to see farmers advance harvesting, pushing prices to a five-day low. The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were down 0.1 percent […]
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 […]
Food Corp of India has offered to sell 11,201.32 tn tur through NCDEX e-Markets. The pulse is stocked at various central and state godowns in Telangana, Maharashtra, and Uttar Pradesh.
After severe drought hit districts of Maharashtra, 100 talukas of 24 districts of Karnataka have also been declared drought affected. A study conducted by the Karnataka state government revealed that a loss of Rs 16,500 Crore […]
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. […]
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 […]
International Grains Council has hiked its estimate for global wheat production for 2018-19 to 728.8 mln tn from 716.7 mln tn seen earlier. A record 767.1 mln tn wheat was produced globally in 2017-18. The forecast […]
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 […]
Ukrainian corn was assessed at $162.75/mt by S&P Global Platts, 50 cents lower on the day, taking it to a twelve month low as buyers remain on the sidelines and global stocks mount. Prices have now […]
Corn gained ground as investors covered positions after recent losses, though momentum was capped by a bumper U.S. harvest and a trade dispute between the United States and top soybean importer China. Corn was up 0.7 […]
Prices of tur rose in Akola, the benchmark market, due to limited supply of the pulse amid strong demand from stockists and dal millers. In Akola, tur was sold at 3,750 rupees per 100 kg, up […]
Haryana government purchase around 1,600,000 thousand tonnes of bajra in current seasons as compared to 34,449 tonnes of procurement last year. Authorities are expecting that this year procurement would be around 0.3 MMT. This year MSP […]
Rajasthan farmers are likely to sow higher barley crop on better price realization duw to higher prices and good industrial demand. Currently barley prices are hovering around Rs.1910 per 100 kgs.
China will end the auctions of its state soy and corn reserves next week as the new crops begin to reach market, with the latest auction announcement from the National Grain Trade Centre (NGTC) not listing […]
According to the Preliminary rabi crop report released by Ministry of Agriculture, the planted area under pulses and maize are lower as compared to same period last year, while, wheat and barley area are higher during the same […]
State Trading Corp has floated a tender to buy 20,000 metric tonne tur (split-husked and fatka) or yellow masur imported from Canada (split-husked and laired no.2) to sell under public distribution scheme.
The government has approved procurement of pulses and oilseeds at minimum support prices during the kharif marketing year that started October, in nine states, including Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, Farm Minister […]
DowDuPont Inc had to defer field trials of genetically modified (GM) variety of corn in August this year in India as the required minimum number of states did not give the necessary permissions. Currently, Bt cotton […]