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  • 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

  • Price support for pulses: Traders eye 40% windfall as govt sells in the depressed market

    Price support for pulses: Traders eye 40% windfall as govt sells in the depressed market Even as arrivals of the kharif 2018 crop have started in key markets and prices of fresh pulses seem depressed by 30-35%, the government is offloading its old lentil stocks in the market at 15-20%

  • Pulses production is on the rise in India, says experts

    Pulses production is on the rise in India, says experts Pulses production in the country in recent time can be regarded as Pulse Revolution in the country as earlier the pulses production had remained stagnant around 14 million tons continuously for two decades, but since 2009-10 it has steadily increased

  • Pulses market rise on emergence of stockists buying against tight supplies

    Pulses market rise on emergence of stockists buying against tight supplies Firm conditions prevailed at the wholesale pulses market as select pulses led by kabuli gram rose by up to Rs 100 per quintal on the emergence of stockists buying against tight supplies. Traders said stockists' buying against tight supplies on fall

  • Weak inflow boosts chana

    Weak inflow boosts chana Weak availability and delay in the release of government stock have lifted chana prices at the mandis in Indore. Chana (kanta) went for ₹4,000 a quintal, while chana (desi) ruled at ₹3,900 and chana (mausmi) at ₹4,000-4,500 . Chana dal (average) was at ₹4,600-4,700, chana dal (medium) at ₹4,950-5,050 , while

  • Select pulses rise on stockists’ buying

    Select pulses rise on stockists' buying Firm conditions prevailed at the wholesale pulses market as select pulses led by kabuli gram rose by up to Rs 100 per quintal on emergence of stockists buying against tight supplies. Traders said stockists' buying against tight supplies on fall in arrivals from producing