Sugar millers in Maharashtra on Tuesday met chief minister Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai once again with a plea to urge the Centre to intervene and increase the minimum floor price (MFP) of sugar from the existing `2,900 per qu
Millers have been unable to make FRP payments to farmers because of low prices and unsold stocks. Several mills in Marathwada and Vidarbha have paid 80% of FRP to farmers till December 15, 2018. In Maharashtra, mills had paid
Thanks to the new unit established by Kisan Bhilare, president, Mahabaleshwar Cooperative Fruits, Flowers and Vegetable Buyer Seller Association at neighbouring Wai, several farmers have begun to benefit.
Another confrontation seems to be brewing between the sugar millers in Maharashtra and farmer organisations. A group of Kolhapur millers has expressed its inability to give the fair and remunerative price (FRP) in a single pa
Sugar millers from Maharashtra are attempting to promote the cultivation of beet for sugar production for the first time. The objective is to ensure that the plant and machinery which lies idle for a better part of the year i
A delegation from Maharashtra, led by the Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC), at Nashik’s Lasalgaon — the largest wholesale market for onions in the country — has sought a minimum support price (MSP) for onion
Maharashtra's pulses procurement programme for moong and urad and oilseeds, including soyabean, has almost come to a standstill on poor arrivals in the market and prices hovering around the Minimum Support Price (MSP).