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Coffee Board seeks replantation, irrigation subsidy in FY19.

Coffee Board of India has asked for replantation and water augmentation subsidies in the budget for 2018 19 Apr Mar. The board has also asked for an i

2018-01-19

NCDEX cotton oilcake tad up tracking MCX cotton.

Futures contracts of cottonseed oilcake on the NCDEX traded marginally higher, tracking gains in cotton contracts on MCX. Cotton futures on the MCX hi

2018-01-19

Mustard seed prices down in Jaipur on weak demand

Prices of mustard seed were down at Jaipur in Rajasthan due to weak demand from domestic oil millers and crushers, and a rise in arrivals. A rise in a

2018-01-19

NCDEX soybean hits 16month high tracking spot market.

NCDEX January soybean hit a 16month high of 3,370 rupees per 100 kg, tracking spot market prices which rose due to higher demand from crushers. In Mad

2018-01-19

Army worms threaten Tanzanias northern maize farms.

At least 400 hectares of maize field in Tanzanias northern district of Arusha are on the brink of destruction after an invasion of fall army worms, de

2018-01-19

Maize arrivals dry up in Nizamabad wholesale market.

Arrivals of maize were almost negligible in key wholesale market Nizamabad, Telangana, as most farmers have sold their produce to the government. Ther

2018-01-19

Govt source sees Bihar rabi maize output rising nearly 10 on year.

Production of maize in Bihar is likely to rise 10 on year in the on going rabi season, helped by higher sowing of the coarse grain. The state produced

2018-01-19

Extreme weather conditions may damage US wheat crop

Extremely cold conditions and drought may damage winter wheat crop in Kansas, US. More than 50 of the state is reeling under drought conditions curren

2018-01-19

IMD advised Maharashtra wheat farmers to check rust disease.

IMDs Agrimet has advised farmers in Maharashtra to spray fungicides on the wheat crop to control the spread of rust disease. Current weather is seen c

2018-01-19

Indonesia plans to export rice from Vietnam and Thailand.

Indonesia will import 500,000 tons of rice from Vietnam and Thailand to contain rice price hikes and declining supply in the local market. The country

2018-01-19