Decline in RABI CROP SOWING (2017-2018)

As per preliminary reports received from the States, the total area sown under Rabi crops as on 12th January 2018 stands at 609.51 lakh hectares as compared to 615.09 lakh hectare …

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GOVT. Setting BAR on the ENTRY of these PULSES

The curve of demand supply has yet again affected the availability and hence pricing of pulses in the country. The prices of two pulses has seen deviation from the previous rates. …

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State of SUGAR in the country

As on 15th December, 2017, 469 sugar mills were crushing sugarcane for the year 2017-18 SS against 449 mills last year same time. They have produced 69.40 lac tons of sugar till 1…

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Onion price rising on tight supply

Onion prices have reached Rs 80 per kilogram in Delhi because of the tight supply, reports say. The report also says that similar price hike is seen in other cities as well.

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45 kg Urea bag

Ministry of fertiliser has announced to decrease the size of urea bags from 50 kg to 45 kg will be implemented from next year.

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Fall in Turmeric arrival

Erode turmeric merchant association has found short supply of turmeric.

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Restrictions on export of Onion

Hike in prices of onion are the result of exports undertaken in the first four months of this fiscal. The country exported 12.29 lakh tonnes in April-July of this fiscal, up by 56 …

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Clearance of pulses stock for year 2016-17

The country had procured a record 22.95 million tonnes of pulses in 2016-17 crop year due to good monsoon. Worried after two straight years of drought that shrunk the crop, India r…

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10-12% Higher Cotton Production this time

India is set to witness 10-12 per cent higher cotton production as compared to previous year, and the credit goes to good South-West monsoon. This is in stark contrast with the go…

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Poor upcountry demand: Turmeric Prices going down

Due to the poor upcountry demand, the turmeric prices at Erode markets have come down by more than Rs 400 a quintal within the span of a week. As per information, the buyers only p…

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Farmers forced to sell pulses below MSP in Rajasthan

Farmers in Rajasthan is forced to sell pulses at lower prices in the domestic market as the government is yet to start to purchase their produce at the Minimum Support Price (MSP).…

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Pest Infestation: Sugar Production in Maharashtra declines

The Sugarcane crop in the South and Central Maharashtra is suffering from extensive damage due to pest attacks and the output is expected to decline by about 10 to 15 percent which…

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Soybean acreage declines in Madhya Pradesh

The area under Soybean cultivation in Madhya Pradesh has declined to 5 million hectares in 2017 Kharif season due to lower productivity. During the period of 2013 and 2015, the pr…

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Raw Sugar Entering India via Southern Ports

The government allowed import of 3 lakh metric tonnes of raw sugar through southern ports of country at concessional duty of 25 per cent to augment domestic supplies ahead of the f…

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Nestle might soon pour fortified Milk in our glasses

After fortification of Iron(Fe) in Maggie. Nestle is now planning to launch fortified milk with micronutrients soon. Nestle has been focusing much on Nutrition, health and wellness…

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SLCM turns 8 this year

Sohan Lal Commodity Management Pvt. Ltd. (SLCM) is celebrating its 8th Foundation day this month. Founded on 13th August 2009, SLCM has in a short span of time emerged as a leader …

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Jeera's (Cumin) spiced up prices ahead of festive season

India the main producer and consumer of cumin, produces 70% of the world supply and consumes 90% of that which means that India consumes 63% of the world's cumin. Other producers a…

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Maharashtra unwilling to crush their sugarcanes early

Sugar mills in Maharashtra are unlikely to start operation from early October as suggested and advised by the government and industry few weeks back. Sugarcane is generally crushed…

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Import duty hiked for Palm Oil

The government has taken a wise step to restrict the cheaper imports of palm oil from Malaysia and Indonesia by raising the Import Duty on crude palm oil to 15 per cent from 7(poin…

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soyabean acreage feel short this kharif season

As per government data, soybean planting fell 10.4% to 99 lakh hectares compared with the same period last year. Last year, the acreage was 110 lakh hectares. Kharif sowing of soyb…

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