Wednesday 24 Sep '14Nashik district is
the largest producer of grapes in India, with nearly 1.75
lakh acres under vineyards, while
the total acreage in Maharashtra is around 2.50 lakh acres. This year,
the acreage is unlikely to change
Thursday 28 Aug '14For the season 2014, a record 1.92 lakh tonne of grapes have been exported by Indian traders to around 94 countries, of which Europe and the UK together account for the largest share of 65,000 tonne. Last year, exports were around 1.72 lakh tonne
Wednesday 27 Aug '14In the next couple of months, Delhi could become the first state to set up a ‘Kisan Mandi’ that will be run by farmers and Farmer Producer Companies (FPCs) through a government-led initiative.
Friday 04 Jul '14The Centre's decision to delist onion and potato from the APMC Act has prompted onion traders in Nashik — one of the main onion growing regions in the country — to consider establishing a private market that can be run on the lines of APMC.