Rice procurement reaches 238.8 lakh tonnes.

The government has procured 238.8 lakh tonnes of rice in the current 2018-19 marketing season so far, with purchase in Punjab and Haryana almost over. The rice procurement target for the current season (October-September) has been […]

Cyclonic rains damage paddy.

Across Telangana & Andhra Pradesh. Unseasonal rainfall caused by cyclone Pethai has left farmers in a quandary. Paddy crop in 7,316 hectares under water in AP. Paddy farmers were distraught after their crop which was nearing […]

Rice prices still high.

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas expects the country’s inflation rate in 2019 and 2020 to hit 3.18 percent and 3.04 percent, respectively. As of the first week of December, the average price of regular-milled and well-milled […]