Farmer organisations in Maharashtra are up in arms over the issue of pending Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) payments to farmers. Farmer body Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana claims that several sugar mills have allegedly sub
Moong (green gram) and urad (black gram) procurement in Maharashtra at minimum support price (MSP) is slowly gathering pace. Some 6,581.847 quintals of moong have been procured from 1,164 farmers by the procurement agencies a
Following this decision, 70-80 mills in Kolhapur, Sangli, Satara and Karnataka have not started crushing operations. Some of the mills that had commenced crushing have also decided to stop, industry sources said.
Procurement of moong (green gram) and urad (black gram) has commenced in some pockets of Maharashtra, as the state is busy rolling out the price-deficiency support scheme PM-AASHA, under which support prices are at least 1.5
Wholesale onion prices were down to Rs 1,550 per quintal at Lasalgaon-the country's largest wholesale market for the bulb on new arrivals in the market from other states including Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Private sugar millers in Maharashtra have approached the Centre stating that the price difference between sugar stock valuation by the banks and international realization, which is the short margin in pledge accounts of sugar
Ahead of the cane crushing season which is set to commence from October 20 in Maharashtra, the Raghunathdada Patil-led Shetkari Sanghatana has demanded a first cane installment of Rs 3,500 per tonne for farmers from sugar mil
The subsidy rate of Rs 5 per litre of milk is applicable from August 1. The state produces an excess milk production of about 10 lakh litres. This includes milk powder production and entails a daily subsidy of Rs 50 lakh.
Maharashtra Sugar Commissioner Sambhaji Kadu Patil has warned millers in the state to clear pending fair and remunerative price (FRP) dues of farmers for the previous year before the start of the season.
The Centre on Wednesday has approved a Rs 5, 500 crore package for the country's sugar sector that includes a two fold jump in production assistance to cane growers and transport subsidy to mills for export of nearly 50 lakh