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  • Pulse weekly outlook: India extends pea, lentil tariffs

    Pulse weekly outlook: India extends pea, lentil tariffs The Indian government has again extended its import restrictions on peas, this time until Dec. 31. India late last year initiated duties of 50 per cent on imported peas and 30 per cent on lentils and desi chickpeas. It has since raised the lentil tariff

  • Stable trend in pulses market

    Stable trend in pulses market Barring chana, most of the pulse seeds ruled stable at the mandis in Indore on subdued demand. Chana (kanta) rose to ₹4,200 a quintal, while chana (desi) ruled at ₹4,100. Urad (bold) fetched ₹4,000-4,200, while urad (medium) (new) was at ₹3,500-3,600. Urad (bold) went for ₹3,600-3,700, while urad (medium) (old)

  • Millets and pulses will give good yield in rain-fed areas: Agri Dept.

    Millets and pulses will give good yield in rain-fed areas: Agri Dept. Authorities from the agriculture and horticulture departments are confident that if northeast monsoon is good, farmers cultivating millets, pulses and oilseed in the district would enjoy a good yield. Farmers have been upbeat after the India Meteorological Department's (IMD), on Saturday, predicted

  • Pulses maintain steady positions

    Pulses maintain steady positions Firm conditions emerged at the wholesale pulses market Thursday as select pulses led by urad rose by up to Rs 200 per quintal on emergence of stockists' buying, driven by pick up in demand from dal mills against tight supplies. Traders said fresh buying by stockists, driven by pick up in demand

  • Chana prices rise 1.50% on spot demand

    Chana prices rise 1.50% on spot demand Chana prices went up by 1.50 per cent to Rs 4,038 per quintal in futures market Thursday as traders increased their holdings on account of rising demand at domestic spot market. Besides, restricted arrivals of the commodity in the physical market influenced the prices. Read

  • Mixed trend in pulses

    Mixed trend in pulses Pulse seeds at the mandis in Indore today showed a mixed trend with moong, masur and tur trading lower on weak demand, while chana and urad ruled higher on demand outstripping availability. Moong (bold) went for ₹4,700-4,800, while moong (medium) ruled at ₹4,500 a quintal. Urad gained ₹100 with

  • Pulses ease pressure, pump up profits for grain growers

    Pulses ease pressure, pump up profits for grain growers GRAIN growers in the state’s cropping regions are increasingly turning to pulse crops as part of a healthy and viable crop rotation, with help and support from a new Grains Research and Development Corporation initiative. The Southern Pulse Extension project is

  • Kharif farm output pegged at 141.59 million tonnes

    Kharif farm output pegged at 141.59 million tonnes India is estimated to produce 141.59 million tonnes of food grains during the Kharif season of 2018-19, a marginal increase from 140.73 million tonnes farm output achieved in 2017-18. The agriculture ministry issued the first advance estimates of major Kharif crops for

  • Pulse weekly outlook: Lentil yields look good, worries grow over peas

    Pulse weekly outlook: Lentil yields look good, worries grow over peas It’s a mixed bag in many ways for Saskatchewan’s pulse crops this year, as a dry summer and late rains have meant different things for various crops. According to one industry expert, though, the overall picture doesn’t look bad.

  • Rice, oilseeds push up kharif acreage

    Rice, oilseeds push up kharif acreage As the kharif sowing season draws to a close, the acreages under crops, such as rice, oilseeds and sugarcane, have seen a rise this year, while the area under pulses, coarse cereals and cotton have seen a marginal dip. As on September 20, the