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  • Uptrend in pulses halted

    Declining chana prices, weak physical demand and steady rise in arrival of new pulse seeds have arrested uptrend in pulses with tur (Maharashtra) being quoted at ₹4,150 a quintal, while tur (Madhya Pradesh) ruled at ₹3,700-3,800. Tur dal (sawa no.) fetched ₹5,700 a quintal, tur dal (full) ₹6,200, while tur

  • Select pulses extend losses on weak demand

    New Delhi, Dec 27 () Select pulses, led by gram, maintained its sliding trend for the third day as prices fell by up to Rs 200 per quintal in the wholesale pulses market on considerable fall in demand from retailers and dal mills. Marketmen said, besides easing demand from retailers

  • Import curbs may not help tur, chana

    PUNE: Despite government restricting import pulses with hike in import duty, prices of tur and chana are expected to remain under pressure and rule lower than the minimum support price (MSP) levels announced by the government. MSP of tur is Rs 5,450/quintal including bonus of Rs 200/quintal while the MSP

  • Chana futures down 3.11 pc on muted demand

    New Delhi, Dec 27 Chana prices slipped 3.11 per cent to Rs 3,955 per quintal in futures trade today as participants reduced exposure following subdued demand at the spot market amid adequate stocks. Profit-booking at existing higher levels also weighed on the sentiment. In futures trading at the National Commodity

  • Select pulses fall on easing demand

    New Delhi, Dec 25 () Select pulses led by gram fell by up to Rs 300 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market on fall in demand from retailers. Marketmen said besides easing demand from retailers at existing higher levels, adequate stocks position on increased supplies from producing belts mainly

  • 30 per cent import duty on chana, masoor to control cheap imports

    The government has imposed 30 per cent import duty on chickpeas (chana) and lentils (masoor) effectively immediately on Thursday. This decision has been taken to protect the interest of farmers.  India is world’s largest importer and consumer of pulses. The government is expecting the production of chickpeas and lentils to

  • Kabuli gram, gram spurt by up to Rs 1,000/qtl

    New Delhi, Dec 22 () Prices of kabuli gram and gram climbed by up to Rs 1,000 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market on brisk buying by stockists amid hike in import duty. Masoor, arhar and other pulses also spurted. Marketmen said persistent buying by stockists on upsurge in

  • India imposes duties on chickpeas and lentils

    WINNIPEG — India is introducing 30 per cent tariffs on imports of chickpeas and lentils, the government announced today. The import duties follow the 50 percent tariff on yellow peas that India introduced in November, and come as part of ongoing efforts by India to support farmers. “Production of chana

  • Kabuli gram, other pulses surge up to Rs 500 per quintal

    New Delhi, Dec 20 (PTI) Prices of kabuli gram and other pulses spurted by up to Rs 500 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market on brisk buying by stockists following upsurge in demand from retailers. Traders said persistent buying by stockists, driven by rising demand from retailers against tight

  • Yellow Peas Growing in Popularity

    Yellow peas continues to be a popular alternative crop in western Nebraska, and more farmers are now growing yellow peas in the eastern part of the state, too. "Yellow peas are a cool season legume crop," Extension Educator Strahinja Stepanovic said. "Many people think they are a garden plant, but