9 10, 2017

Soya body for Oilseed Development Fund

2017-10-17T10:32:48+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

The Hindu Businessline |Oct 09,2017 The two-day national conclave on soyabean commenced here on Saturday at Brilliant Convention Centre. Experts from the industry across the country gathered to shed light on issues plaguing the soya industry… http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/national/soya-body-for-oilseed-development-fund/article9893217.ece

8 10, 2017

Coal imports up 10% in September as power plants face fuel shortage

2017-10-17T10:31:49+00:00 October 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Economic Times |Oct 08,2017 Coal imports rose by 9.5 per cent to 18.33 million tonnes (MT) in September, after having registered year-on-year decline for five months in a row, as some power plants faced fuel shortages."Coal imports (all types) in September 2017 stood at 18.33 MT (provisional), against 16.73 MT in September 2016," according to [...]

8 10, 2017

Stubble-burning in Punjab, Haryana: Few options for farmers

2017-10-17T10:31:10+00:00 October 8th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Economic Times |Oct 08,2017 With the central and state governments, and even the National Green Tribunal (NGT), coming down heavily on stubble-burning in Punjab and Haryana, farmers in both the states say they have few options available to avoid burning the crop residue. With a bumper paddy crop expected in the two agrarian states this [...]

8 10, 2017

Government keeping a close watch on cotton prices

2017-10-17T10:30:25+00:00 October 8th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Economic Times |Oct 08,2017 As India is looking at a bumper cotton crop, government agencies are keeping an eye on the market to check that prices don't fall below the government supported price levels. However, trade expects prices to remain above support levels till December, except in Telengana. Industry body Cotton Association of India (CAI) [...]

6 10, 2017

Heavy showers hit Cotton and Paddy farmers

2017-10-17T10:34:04+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Commodity Online |Oct 06,2017 Heavy showers in past one week in Mahbubnagar (Telangana) has washed away the hope of the cotton and paddy farmers in the district.The farmers had to face the anger of the rain as more than 40,000 acres of cotton and paddy withered due to untimely rains. The Jadcherla alone recorded more [...]

6 10, 2017

Festive season cheer for common man; Pulses give pleasant surprise, prices fail to rise this year

2017-10-16T14:36:41+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Financial Express |Oct 06,2017 With the prices of soybean and pulses ruling below minimum support prices (MSP), procurement of these commodities at MSP under the Centre’s price support scheme ( PSS) will begin from October 16 in Maharashtra by NAFED. Sadabhau Khot, Maharashtra’s minister of state for agriculture, said that the government has begun registration [...]

5 10, 2017

Kazakhstan will reduce wheat supply to the world market

2017-10-05T17:14:26+00:00 October 5th, 2017|International|

Hellnic Shipping News |Oct 05, 2017 The new grain season 2017/18 started in Kazakhstan in September. Below UkrAgroConsult will sum up the past season 2016/17 and discuss once again prospects for the new grain season. So, as UkrAgroConsult predicted, grain exports from Kazakhstan did hit a five-year high in MY 2016/17. Kazakhstan supplied 7.9 MMT [...]

5 10, 2017

Cotton market showing signs of pressure: CAI

2017-10-05T17:13:13+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Financial Express |Oct 05,2017 The cotton market is beginning to show signs of pressure, top officials of the Cotton Association of India (CAI) said. According to Nayan Mirani, its outgoing president, there is going to be a lot of cotton the world over.“Cotton prices are likely to witness a depressing trend. The supply situation will [...]

5 10, 2017

Telangana fears Cotton price crash as production climbs

2017-10-05T17:11:42+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Commodityonline |Oct 05,2017 Telangana's Cotton production is expected to touch 2.8 million metric tonnes in 2017-18, a 13.36% higher than the production of 2.47 million metric tonnes in the previous year, said a senior official from the agriculture department.For the first time since Telangana’s formation, the area of Cotton cultivation in 2017-18 touched nearly 1.9 [...]