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 […]

US Corn was up 0.7 percent at $3.70-1/4.

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 […]

Bajra Procurement may touch 0.3 MMT mark : Haryana

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 […]

Pulses & Maize Area lags; Wheat & Barley Area up

According to the Preliminary rabi crop report┬áreleased by Ministry of Agriculture,┬áthe 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 […]