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Cotton Corp begins procurement in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Telangana

The Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) has commenced procurement of the fibre in Maharashtra at minimum support price (MSP), top officials of the corporation said.

Commodities News

Income tax dept carries out searches at onion wholesalers in Maharashtra

The Income Tax department on Monday carried out searches in the offices and warehouses of four major traders at Lasalgaon, the largest onion wholesale market in the country.

Economy News

Solar cold storage and other solutions preventing milk wastage in India

Milk needs to be cooled at source in order to increase its shelf life, to provide refrigeration, milk producers have to depend on diesel generators, which makes the cooling process expensive.

Lifestyle News

Onion crisis: Retail price hits Rs 100/kg in Delhi despite relief in wholesale rates

In Vashi near Mumbai, wholesale prices dropped to Rs 4,500 per quintal on Wednesday.

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Dal millers unhappy despite 15-day extension of Tur import deadline

Millers said delay in fresh arrivals of Tur in other countries is affecting the daily operations of mills. Millers have placed orders for Tur with Kenya, Burma and Mozambique.

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With cane availability low, Maharashtra sugar season may not last over 3 months

Of the total 46 factories in Marathwada region, only 15-20 are expected to crush cane during the season.

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Heavy rains hit 54 lakh hectare of crops in Maharashtra

Farmers have demanded immediate Panchnamas to help them avail insurance for their crops and are seeking immediate help, compensation for the crop damage caused by unseasonal rains.

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160 Maharashtra mills apply for crushing licences for 2019-20 sugar season

Last season, 195 factories had participated in crushing operations and had undertaken crushing of 952.11 lakh tonne of cane to produce 107 lakh tonne of sugar.

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Govt nod to export Bangalore Rose onion leaves farmers in Maharashtra high and dry

Last week, the Lasalgaon APMC, the largest wholesale market in the country for onions, had again approached the Centre, urging the government to revoke the ban on onion export and remove the stock limit for traders to 500 qui

Moreover, the late kharif onion — Rangda variety — is expected to hit the market in December. News

Rain damage: Extended monsoon impacts Maharashtra grape crop

A recent assessment by the National Research Centre for Grapes (NRCG) that has surveyed various parts of the state like Nashik, Sangli, Solapur and Pune revealed that the extended rain has caused huge damage to the crop.

Economy News

65 new APMCs to join eNAM in Maharashtra

The reports are also sent for review to the district deputy registrar, cooperative societies, district collectors and the directorate of marketing.

Markets News

Onion prices dip, Lasalgaon asks govt to revoke export ban

On the directives of the Centre, the state government has asked all APMCs in Nashik district to maintain a daily record of procurement of registered traders which has resulted in a price drop.

Economy News

India’s cotton season begins on a bearish note

Prices of raw cotton or kapas are currently ruling between Rs 4,700 and Rs 5,250 per quintal, depending on the quality and the moisture content

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Maharashtra govt extends deadline to farmers for registrations of moong, urad, soyabean procurement

MahaFPC — the apex body of FPCs — has already started building procurement centres at village cluster level for buying moong, udad and soyabean from this week

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Maharashtra withdraws subsidy on milk powder exports

Gokul Milk MD DV Ghanekar said the GR issued by the government was being interpreted wrongly and there was no connection between the two sops. Therefore, the government should not stop this.

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CCI starts buying cotton from Punjab, Rajasthan

The Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) has commenced procurement of cotton in Punjab and Rajasthan since prices of the crop have come under pressure in these states.

Commodities News

Sugar export deals signed; Maharashtra federation asks millers to increase exports

With export deals signed for some 1.5 lakh tonne of sugar at the start of the season, the Maharashtra State Cooperative Sugar Millers Federation has urged millers in the state to export as much sugar as possible in the upcomi

Commodities News

Onion exports ban: Maharashtra supplies hit amid auction boycott call

Arrivals at Lasalgaon, the country’s largest wholesale market for the bulb, on Wednesday were around 2850 quintals with modal prices going up to Rs 3,551 per quintal.

Market sources attribute the uncertainty in the atmosphere leading to a drop in arrivals. News

Centre’s directive results in plunge in onion trade

Average wholesale onion prices have crashed by Rs 600 per quintal.

Market arrivals drastically dropped to around 2,100 quintal in Lasalgaon on Friday. News

Cotton Corporation may start MSP purchase of fibre after Diwali

Pradeep Jain, president, Khandesh Cotton Ginners Association, Jalgaon, said the moisture content in cotton was more than 30% in new cotton.

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Sigh of relief: Export ban sends onion prices to below Rs 30/kg at Maharashtra’s Lasalgaon

The wholesale rate at the APMC was trading at Rs 4,000-Rs 5,000 quintal a week ago.

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Maharashtra: Private sugar millers seek to start crushing on November 1

BB Thombare, president, Western India Sugar Mills Association (Wisma), said the government had earlier sought the opinion of all stakeholders regarding the start of the season and the association had then recommended November

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Maharashtra sugar millers still owe Rs 397 crore in FRP dues

The total payable FRP was Rs 23,293.82 crore of which factories have paid Rs 22,915.62 (98.38%).

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APMCs in Nashik seek revocation of onion exports ban

Lasalgaon APMC chairman Jaydutt Holkar said the chairmen had met the district collector to urge the government to take back these decisions in the interests of farmers.

Economy News

Onion prices: Trade suspended in 14 APMCs in Nashik due to cap on exports

The team was of the opinion that there were adequate stocks and an artificial shortage was being created by traders for their gain.

Economy News

Maharashtra: Floods, drought spoil plans for ethanol production

The government has declared a rate of Rs 59 per litre for converting sugar to ethanol and the cost of production comes up to Rs 64 per litre which means a loss of Rs 5 per litre, which is not viable, he added.

The carry forward stock and the lesser production is likely to impact the supply of ethanol News

Central team in Maharashtra to take stock of onion supply, prices

The central team includes officials from Union ministry of consumer affairs and agriculture ministry, alongside state government officials.

On Friday, modal onion prices were at Rs 400 per quintal with maximum prices at Rs 4,500 per quintal and minimum prices at Rs 1,500 per quintal. News
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