India chana area dn 9.2% on yr at 8.9 mln ha

Farmers in the country have sown chana across 8.94 mln ha, down 9.2% on year. A fall in acreage of the pulse in major producers Karnataka and Maharashtra due to drought in key growing regions of […]

Maize Rabi sowing area of 11.27 lakh ha (lh)

about 1.3 % lower than 12.57 lakh ha last year. Rabi sowing has covered a total area of 512.53 lakh hectares (lh), about 4.6 per cent lower than 537.12 lh covered in the same period in […]

Wheat ticks up after deep losses

Chicago wheat gained ground, recouping some of last session’s deep losses, although the market was trading close to its weakest in nearly three weeks on easing concerns over export curbs by top supplier Russia. The Chicago […]

Wheat (excluding durum) Canada December Outlook

For 2018-19, Canadian wheat production increased by 4% from 2017-18 to 26 Mt, according to STC, as an 8% increase in seeded area was mostly offset by lower yields. The final production estimate was 0.7 Mt […]

Wheat Durum Canada December Outlook

For 2018-19, Canadian durum production increased by 16% from 2017-18 to 5.745 million tonnes (Mt), according to Statistics Canada (STC), as a 19% increase in seeded area was partly offset by lower yields. The final production […]

Corn Canada December Outlook

For 2018-19, corn production in Canada decreased by 1% from 2017-18 to 13.9 Mt due to lower average yield. Adverse weather conditions during the growing season in the three corn producing provinces are the main reason […]

onion down on low demand

Onion prices in Lasalgaon, Maharashtra, were down due to sluggish demand for the commodity. the benchmark market, onion was sold in a range of 500-950 rupees per 100 kg, down 100-200 rupees. Arrivals were steady at […]

New chana crop hits Karnataka

New chana crop hits Karnataka mkt, price at 10% premium to old crop. The new chana crop has started arriving in small quantities in Kalaburagi, a key market in Karnataka. However, the new crop has few […]

Argentina’s wheat crop is mainly

Argentina’s wheat crop is mainly in normal to excellent condition with 68 percent of the harvest completed despite concern that recent hard rains and hail storms might have hurt yields. The exchange kept its 2018-19 wheat […]

Russian wheat upside capped by softening fundamentals

Russian 12.5% protein wheat is likely to move sideways in the next weeks as soft fundamentals cap its recent price surge. A well supplied market, offering between 150,000 to 200,000 mt of wheat on the prompt, […]

Sugar production in Maharashtra

Another key producer, was at 2.90 mln tn, higher than 2.57 mln tn a year ago. 178 mills were operational in the western state, compared with 176 a year ago. “Average sugar recovery (in Maharashtra) achieved […]

mustard seed prices rise on improved buys

Prices of mustard seed in Jaipur edged higher due to improved demand from crushing plants. the oilseed sold for 4,180-4,185 rupees per 100 kg. 5-10 rupees higher than previous closing. Arrivals were pegged steady at 125,000 […]