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  • Rain impacts ‘moong’ harvest

    Rain impacts ‘moong’ harvest The heavy rains that battered parts of North Karnataka in recent weeks have hampered the harvesting of moong or green gram. Moong, a minor pulses crop, is largely grown under rainfed conditions and the first among the kharif crops to be harvested in Karnataka. Market arrivals

  • Foodgrains production almost flat at 284.95 MT in 2018-19: Govt data

    Foodgrains production almost flat at 284.95 MT in 2018-19: Govt data India’s foodgrains production is almost flat at 284.95 million tonnes (MT) in 2018-19 crop year due to fall in pulses and coarse cereals output even as the country harvested record rice as well as wheat crops, according to government

  • Madhya Pradesh may slash mandi tax on farm produce by 50 bps to 1.0%

    Madhya Pradesh may slash mandi tax on farm produce by 50 bps to 1.0% Madhya Pradesh government is planning to cut mandi tax on all farm produces to 1.0% from the current 1.5%, a senior official with the state government said today. "The state government had already slashed the mandi tax

  • Pulse prices fall as India buys less

    Pulse prices fall as India buys less Prices of pulses have dropped this month compared to last month following lower demand from India, amid import restrictions for these edible legumes that can only be exported to Myanmar’s western neighbour through quotas.  Myanmar Pulses, Beans and Sesame Seeds Merchants AssociationsecretaryU Min

  • Pulse markets buoyant

    Pulse markets buoyant Even as two bags of new moong arrived in local mandis today, reports of damage to the moong and urad crops in recent rains have perked up moong and urad with moong (bold) here today roseto ₹6,000-6,100 a quintal, while moong (medium) ruled at ₹5,500. Moong dal (medium) was

  • Chana prices stable

    Chana prices stable Amid subdued demand chana prices in Indore mandis ruled stable with chana (Kanta) quoted at ₹4,300-4,325 a quintal, while chana (desi) ruled at ₹4,225 and chana (vishal) at ₹4,100 a quintal respectively. Chana dal ruled stable with chana dal (average) quoted at ₹5,150-5,250, chana dal (medium) at ₹5,350-5,450, while chana dal (bold)

  • Kharif Acreage Down 4%, Rice Area Lower By 11%

    Kharif Acreage Down 4%, Rice Area Lower By 11% According to data released by the Agriculture Ministry, the total sown area of kharif crops stood at 926 lakh hectares (lh) as on 16th August 2019 compared to 966 lh covered in the corresponding week last year, recording a slide of

  • Low arrivals lift chana

    Low arrivals lift chana Declining arrival has lifted chana prices in the past one week by ₹100 with chana (Kanta) rose to ₹4,325-50 a quintal, while chana (desi) rose to ₹4,250 and chana (vishal) to ₹4,100-4,200 a quintal. Chana dal (average) was quoted at ₹5,200-5,300, chana dal (medium) at ₹5,400-5,500, while chana dal (bold) ruled at ₹5,600-5,700

  • Weak demand drags pulses

    Weak demand drags pulses Amid rains and weak physical demand, pulse seeds and pulses traded low with tur (Maharashtra) quoted at ₹5,850-5,900 a quintal, while tur (Madhya Pradesh) ruled at ₹5,000-5,300. 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 (bold)quoted at ₹5,600-5,800, while

  • Pulses prices drop 10% over imports.

    Pulses prices drop 10% over imports. Arrival of imported pulses from Africa and Myanmar at Indian ports has led to a 5-10 per cent fall in their prices in the past one week, said traders and millers. The supply will peak by end-August and the start of September, keeping prices