• Crop damages lift pulses

    Crop damages lift pulses Urad and moong have been witnessing a rally at the Indore mandis on reports of large-scale damage to the crop with urad (bold) rising to ₹5,900-6,100 a quintal, while urad (medium) ruled at ₹4,500-5,000. Urad dal (medium)quoted at ₹6,400-6,500 a quintal, urad dal (bold) at ₹6,600-6,700, while urad mongar ruled at ₹7,800-7,900. Moong (bold) quoted at ₹5,800-5,900, while moong (medium) ruled at ₹5,300-5,500. Moong dal (medium) quoted at ₹7,300-7,400, moong dal (bold) at ₹7,500-7,600, while moong mongar ruled at ₹7,800-7,900. READ MORE


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  • Subdued demand for pulses

    Subdued demand for pulses The majority of pulse seeds remained range-bound on subdued demand with tur (Maharashtra) quoted at ₹5,750-5,800 a quintal, while tur (Madhya Pradesh) ruled at ₹4,800-5,300. Tur dal (sawa no.) was quoted at ₹7,000-7,100, tur dal (full) at ₹7,200-7,300, while tur Marka was quoted at ₹7,800- 7,900. Moong dal (medium) was quoted at ₹7,200-7,300, moong dal (bold) at ₹7,400-7,500, while moong mongar ruled at ₹7,600--7,700. Urad(bold) was quoted at ₹5,300-5,500, while urad (medium) ruled at ₹4,500-4,700. Urad dal (medium) was quoted at ₹5,800- 5,900. READ MORE


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  • Kharif food grains output estimated at 140.57 million tonnes

    Kharif food grains output estimated at 140.57 million tonnes The country's food grains production during the rainfed Kharif season is estimated at 140.57 million tonnes – 0.8% down from the total output estimated in 2018-19 Kharif. However, it is 6.38% more than average foodgrain production of previous five years' (2013-14 to 2017-18). READ MORE


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  • Chana trades firm

    Chana trades firm Chana traded higher amid intermittent rains in Madhya Pradesh and decline in selling at a lower rate by the NAFED. Chana (kanta)rose to ₹4,200-4,225 a quintal, chana (desi) at ₹4,125 and chana (vishal) ruled at ₹4,050-4,100 . Chana dal (average)quoted at ₹5,150-5,250, chana dal (medium) at ₹5,350-5,450, while chana dal (bold) ruled at ₹5,550-5,650. Dollar chana ruled stable at ₹4,800-5,200. Read More


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  • Surplus August rains boost overall kharif acreage

    Surplus August rains boost overall kharif acreage Two-thirds of the landmass in the country received normal or excess rainfall this monsoon season, helping kharif planting to reach almost the levels of the previous kharif season. According to the kharif sowing data released by the Agriculture Ministry on Friday, plantings have covered nearly 1,010 lakh hectares (lh), compared with 1,027 lh in the corresponding period last year. Read More


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  • Sluggish trend in pulses continues

    Sluggish trend in pulses continues Sluggish trend in pulses and pulse seeds continued in Indore mandis on weak physical demand, with moong (bold) quoted at ₹5,800-5,900 a quintal, while moong (medium) ruled at ₹5,200-5,400. Moong dal ruled stable, with moong dal (medium) at ₹7,200-7,300 and moong dal (bold) at ₹7,500-7,600. Urad and its dal ruled flat, with urad (bold) at ₹5,000-5,100, while urad (medium) ruled at ₹4,100-4,200. Read More


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  • Sluggish trend in pulses continues

    Sluggish trend in pulses continues Sluggish trend in pulses and pulse seeds continuedon weak physical demand with moong (bold)declinedto ₹5,800-5,900, a quintal, while moong (medium) ruled at ₹5,200-5,400. Moong dal (medium) was quoted at ₹7,200-7,300, moong dal (bold) at ₹7,400-7,500, while moong mongar ruled at ₹7,800-7,900. Urad (bold) was quoted at ₹5,000-5,100, while urad (medium) ruled at ₹4,200. Read More


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  • Chana falls on weak demand

    Chana falls on weak demand Despite weak arrivals, chana and its dal have been trading low for the past few days on slack physical demand and buying support from millers with chana (Kanta) quoted at ₹4,150-75 a quintal, while chana (desi) ruled at ₹4,050 and chana (vishal) at ₹3,950-4,050. Read More


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  • Govt hopeful of achieving record foodgrain target for 2019-20.

    Govt hopeful of achieving record foodgrain target for 2019-20. The government on Monday said it is hopeful of achieving the record foodgrain production target of 291.1 million tonnes for the 2019-20 crop year even as floods in some parts are expected to hit kharif crops. There will be some impact of floods on the production. However the loss will be recovered," Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said. Read More


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  • As toor acreages rise, Nafed begins to offload stocks

    As toor acreages rise, Nafed begins to offload stocks As acreages under toor/arhar exceeded last year’s levels after widespread rains in early August boosted the sowing, the government has begun to dispose of stocks. NAFED, the nodal procurement agency for pulses, has started offloading toor stocks in States such as Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat. Read More


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