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
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
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.
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
“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
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.
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.