Paddy prices down on quality issues.

In Amritsar, Punjab, prices of basmati 1121 paddy slumped on quality concerns. Prices fell 100 rupees to 3,400-3,500 rupees per 100 kg. Prices of non-basmati varieties of paddy were steady as government agencies have been procuring […]

Inadequate Mandis delays paddy procurement in Odisha

Amid opposition allegations of irregularities and mismanagement in paddy procurement, the State Government has procured nearly seven lakh tonnes of paddy from farmers through Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies (PACS). A review of paddy procurement by PACS […]

strongly raises 2018 maize crop estimate

EU , cuts wheat. The European Commission raised its estimate of 2018/19 usable maize (corn) production in the European Union to 67.5 million tonnes (mln t) from 62.9 mln t previously. It left unchanged its forecast […]

Prices for M-grade declined by 10rs

Sugar prices at the Vashi wholesale market ruled flat on slack demand amid selling pressure. Prices for M-grade declined by 10rs. quintal and that of S-grade ruled steady. Naka and mill tender rates were unchanged. Arrivals were […]

Two cyclones, Titli and Pethai,

Have totally reduced the crops produce particularly the paddy in the district during recent kharif season. Based on the agricultural income, gross value addition (GVA) is being calculated and it is useful in calculating per capita […]

Rabi urad area down 8% YoY at 528,500 ha

India’s rabi urad acreage was down 8% on year at 528,500 ha. The area under the crop is also lower than the five-year average of 544,500 ha for the period. Sowing of urad is yet to […]

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 […]