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 […]

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 […]

US Corn eases for 5th session

Chicago corn futures slid for a fifth consecutive session as the harvest of a bumper U.S. crop gathered pace after being slowed down by rains. The Chicago Board Of Trade most-active corn contract was down 0.1 […]

Tepid demand drags chana

Prices slipped 0.46 per cent to Rs 4,079 per quintal in futures trade after participants reduced exposure following subdued demand in spot market. The fall in chana futures to offloading of positions by traders, taking negative […]

Paddy procurement

Punjab likely to miss target as yield reduces by 15%. With low yield trend in this season, there are speculations that Punjab might miss its target of 200 lakh metric ton (LMT) paddy procurement. Punjab which […]

India Maize market steady on subdued demand.

Price of maize in key wholesale markets of Purnea and Davangere were steady. In Purnea, the key market for maize in Bihar, the coarse grain was sold at around 1,400 rupees per 100 kg, steady from […]

US Corn futures were little changed.

CBOT December corn was flat at $3.75-1/4 a bushel. Corn futures were little changed, despite pressure from bearish weekly ethanol data. The US Energy Information Administration said weekly US output of corn-based ethanol fell to 1.01 […]

Cyclone and Rain beneficial for summer rice

A tropical cyclone has brought heavy rains back to the eastern Rice areas of India and the growing belt of Bangladesh since late last week. Heavy rains were also recently reported in more minor growing areas […]

International wheat Trade Update

South Korea purchase 60,000 MT and Jordan buying 60,000 MT from CHS, while the Philippines bought 55,000 MT of Australian wheat.Jordan’s purchase of 60,000 tons of milling wheat came after three failed attempts, and was bought […]

Recent rain in Australia respite the wheat crop.

Recent showers and a variable temperature pattern will favor reproductive to filling winter wheat in western and southeast Australia. Drought has impacted winter wheat prospects in northern New South Wales and southern Queensland during this season. […]

State govt declares 206 blocks in 23 districts drought-hit

Bihar government declared 206 blocks in 23 districts as drought-hit. The drought hit districts are Patna, Bhojpur, Buxar, Gaya, Nawada, Aurangabad, Saran, Siwan, Gopalganj, Vaishali, Muzaffarpur, Darbhanga, Madhubani, Samastipur, Sheikhpura, Jamui, Banka, Bhagalpur, Nalanda, Saharsa, Munger, […]