• Pulses steady ahead of road bans, spring seeding

    Pulses steady ahead of road bans, spring seeding For pulses so far mid-winter there hasn’t been a great deal of movement price-wise, although there are two factors on the horizon that could generate some changes. Those factors being road restrictions and spring seeding, said Dale McManus of Johnston Grains in Welwyn, Sask. Large green lentils […]

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  • Sluggish trend in chana continues

    Sluggish trend in chana continues The sluggish trend in chana and its dal continued, with availability trumping demand. Chana (kanta) quoted at ₹4,200-4,250 a quintal, while chana (desi) and chana (vishal) ruled at ₹4,100 a quintal each. Chana dal (medium) quoted at ₹5,200-5,300, while chana dal (bold) ruled at ₹5,400-5,500 a quintal respectively. Read More

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  • Maharashtra tur procurement to finally begin tomorrow

    Maharashtra tur procurement to finally begin tomorrow Maharashtra is all set to commence procurement of tur (arhar) from February 7 onwards, top officials of the Maharashtra State Cooperative Marketing Federation have said. The government has already issued directives for online registrations of farmers. Industry people, however, say the move has come too late. Read More

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  • Chana futures fall 0.53 % on muted demand

    Chana futures fall 0.53 % on muted demand Chana prices moved down 0.53 per cent to Rs 4,286 per quintal in futures trade Tuesday after participants reduced their exposure amid subdued demand at the spot market. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in April was trading lower by Rs 20, or 0.53 per cent, […]

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  • Kharif production expected to fall further in second estimate

    Kharif production expected to fall further in second estimate Kharif production of coarse cereals, pulses, oil seeds and cotton are expected to fall in 2018-19, finds the second estimate of National Bulk Handling Corporation. In its first estimate, NBHC had found that in the year 2018-19, the production of coarse grains, pulses and cotton are […]

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  • Prices of urad, peas up 8% as SC rejects exemption on import curbs

    Prices of urad, peas up 8% as SC rejects exemption on import curbs Prices of key pulses such as urad and peas have jumped 8-10% in the past three-four days after the Supreme Court rejected a number of petitions seeking exemption from restrictions on import of pulses. Reports of likely cancellation of some import consignments […]

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  • Production of pulses & oilseeds declines to 2.68% & 5.36% respectively

    Production of pulses & oilseeds declines to 2.68% & 5.36% respectively In the current assessment, the production of pulses and oilseeds have marginally pushed themselves further in the negative region with an expected decline of 2.68 per cent and 5.36 per cent over the last estimate. As per the first estimate (First Kharif Crop Estimates […]

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  • 52.8 lakh tonnes of pulses, oilseeds bought under price support scheme

    52.8 lakh tonnes of pulses, oilseeds bought under price support scheme The Centre has procured 52.83 lakh tonnes of pulses and oilseeds worth ₹24,503 crore so far under the price support scheme (PSS), according to the Agriculture Ministry. The PSS is operationalised on the State governments’ request when the prices fall below the minimum support price […]

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  • Chana futures gain 0.59% on strong demand

    Chana futures gain 0.59% on strong demand Chana prices went up by 0.59 per cent to Rs 25,255 per quintal in the futures trade Tuesday, as participants enlarged their positions, tracking a firm trend at the spot market on surging demand. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in April rose by Rs 25, […]

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  • NAFED to procure green pulses directly from farmers

    NAFED to procure green pulses directly from farmers Virudhunagar district Agriculture Department has planned for direct procurement of green pulses through National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India from February 1 up to April 30. A total of 1,000 tonnes of green pulses at a minimum Read More price of ₹69.75 per kg had been […]

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