Nanda Kasabe

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India ships 402-tonne grapes to European markets

Several grape importing countries have become strict on residue limits and have stopped exports in the past.

grape, exports News

CCI procures 40,000 bales of cotton at MSP

Nearly 40% of the arrivals have come into the market till date.

cotton, cotton industry News

Nashik grape wine crushing season to begin from January 17

Although the event may be small, the reach would be wider since crushing would be held until March and wine tourists are expected to visit vineyards during this period.

This season, the production of wine will be lower due to less availability of grapes, he said. News

Maharashtra sacks 376 experts on 182 APMCs hired by previous govt

The move followed concerns that experts close to the BJP had been appointed as experts in a bid to control the bodies, which are mainly affiliated to the NCP and Congress.

Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray, APMC, Devendra Fadnavis, APMC Act, Maharashtra, Bombay High Court News

Fair and Remunerative Price to farmers: Maharashtra sugar mills pay 58.53% dues

The total FRP payable was Rs 1,771.82 crore, according to the data released by the Maharashtra Sugar Commissionerate.

Around 50% sugar mills in Maharashtra could not start crushing this season due to lower cane availability. News

Bangladesh may import cotton from Maharashtra ginners

In the past three months, at least 5 lakh bale of cotton was exported while an almost equal quantity was imported in the country. India is expected to produce 354 lakh bale this season. The Cotton Association of India has pre

Bangladesh, cotton , cotton import, Maharashtra ginner, Maharashtra  News

Onion Price Down Soon? Wholesale rates at Lasalgaon begin to ease as arrivals increase

Arrivals were to the tune of 12,029 quintals and the minimum prices were recorded at Rs 1,500 per quintal while maximum prices were Rs 5,031 per quintal.

Wholesale onion prices, Lasalgaon, retail prices of onion, kharif onions, wholesale market, kharif crop News

Onion prices: Nafed, Maha FPCs to set up 25 storage clusters to deal with crisis

MahaFPC is looking at setting up specialty commodity markets and the business model would supply the commodity to major retail players.

Commodities News

Maharashtra low on cane: Barely a month into the season, sugar mills stop crushing

The sugar season in the state is currently at its peak, but the majority of mills are expected to finish their operations by the end of January 2020 because of lower acreage, diversion of cane for fodder and crop losses due t

Commodities News

91 APMCs are running into loss, says study

The APMC Act mandates that these markets must have facilities like auction halls, warehouses, weigh bridges, shops for retailers, police station, post office, bore-wells, farmer amenity centres and a soil-testing laboratory.

Economy News

Registrations of grape growers dwindle on GrapeNet this season

Exports to Russia have begun in a small way this season and export to Europe may commence from January-end.

grape, grape prices News

Relief to mills: MSC Bank to finance 24 sugar co-ops despite negative NDRs

MSC Bank has sought permission to disbursing loans worth Rs 3,751 crore for mills as pledge loans or hypothecation loans.

msc bank, sugar industry News

Farm services advisory claim to have identifies ‘Boll Rot’ disease in Maharashtra, Gujarat cotton crop

Cotton Guru, a cotton advisory services group for farmers claims to have identified a new disease in cotton called ‘Boll Rot’ along with a progressive farmer Amrut Deshmukh.

Commodities News

MahaFPC to procure 10,000 tn soyabean at farm gate level

After a successful pilot last season, Maharashtra Federation of Farmer Producer Companies (MahaFPC) — the apex body of farmer producer companies in the state — has commenced soyabean procurement at farm gate level for the

Commodities News

Maharashtra sugar recovery to take hit this season on extended monsoon

Around 124 sugar mills in Maharashtra, including 68 cooperative factories and 56 sugar factories, have commenced crushing to produce around 76.63 lakh quintal of sugar in the 2019-20 season.

Commodities News

Maharashtra dairies to seek grant for farmers from govt

Dairies in the state have been seeking pending dues from the government of the grant of Rs. 5 per litre for several months.

Economy News

Nashik traders, growers seek removal of onions’ stockholding limit

“From a severe shortage, onion arrivals are now on the rise and farmers have begun to harvest the kharif crop. Unlike the rabi onion, the kharif onion cannot be stored and therefore farmers will be forced to dispose of thei

onion, onion price, onion proce today, Nashik traders, removal of onion stockholding limit, market news

Maharashtra start-up helps women farmers prevent food wastage

The start-up wants to raise funding by March 2020 to expand its farm supply chain from 1,200 farmers to over 10,000 and increase the production capacity to 70,000 tonne per year.

Industry News

Good news! Onion wholesale prices drop at Lasalgaon APMC

On Monday, arrivals at Lasalgaon crossed 10,800 quintal, with minimum prices touching Rs 2,000 per quintal , maximum prices reported at Rs 6,800 per quintal and modal prices touching Rs 4,500 per quintal.

Onion wholesale prices, APMC, Nashik, Retail onion prices, NHRDF, Madhya Pradesh, Lasalgaon, Maharashtra onion produce News

Defying authorities, Maharashtra cotton farmers seek plan to grow other GM crops

This year the seeds were obtained illegally and we also discovered that nearly 10% of the HTBT cotton planted by the farmers was of the spurious variety, according to Narde.

Commodities News

Maharashtra cotton prices improve but remain below MSP

Cotton Corporation of India (CCI), which has commenced procurement operations in the state, is paying farmers the MSP price.

Markets News

Bringing tears: Wholesale onion prices touch new high, cross Rs 7,100/qtl

The Centre is attempting to procure onions from Egypt, Turkey, the Netherlands, and some other countries

onion prices, Wholesale onion prices, APMC, onion prices, Kharif onion, Lasalgaon, imported onions News

After a short spell of uncertainty, nearly 32 mills commence crushing in Maharashtra

Millers in the sugar bowl districts have ruled out any chance of accepting this demand, citing low sugar prices and large unsold stocks.

sugar, sugar News

No respite: Onion prices remain high despite imports

Arrivals were in the range of 1,154 quintals. Prices at neighbouring Pimplagaon were in the same range, though it had crossed Rs 7,500 per quintal on Monday.

Onion prices, farmers, economy News

Short supply: Maharashtra may not meet ethanol target this season

The ethanol procured by public sector OMCs has increased from 38 crore litres in ethanol supply year 2013-14 to estimated 140 crore litres in 2017-18.

Ethanol delivery season starts from December and ends in November. News

Co-op banks turn away 55 sugar mills in Maharashtra

Earlier this year, the Maharashtra State Cooperative Sugar Factories Federation (MSCFF) had sought clarity on guidelines from the RBI and Nabard for the utilisation of the Centre’s scheme for a soft loan of Rs 10,540 crore.

sugar, sugar industry News

Political crisis, Maharashtra cane farmers’ demand for higher price hold up crushing

A proposed meet between farmer leaders and sugar millers could not take place on Monday as most of the millers are stationed in Mumbai

sugarcane, sugarcane farmers, sugarcane industry News
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