Agriculture Business Centre will be Soon in Tamil Nadu.
To assist farmers in finding potential markets and eliminate middlemen in selling agri-produces, Agriculture Business Centre will be soon set up in 10 districts in the Tamil Nadu.
Maharashtra Ranks First in Agricultural Marketing & Farm Friendly Reforms Index.
Maharashtra tops in implementing agricultural reforms and offers the best environment for doing agri business, according to an assessment carried out by NITI Aayog.
Agri Market News : Small Onions Will Get Around Rs. 21-23per kg During May- June, 2016
Small onions/Shallots are originated from Central and South East Asia and used asone of the regular
vegetable ingredient in food preparation of South Indian cuisine. The major small onion growing states are Tamil Nadu,
Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
Agri Market News: Dry Chilli will Get Rs.12,500-13,000 per Quintal During April-June 2016.
India is the largest producer, consumer and exporter of spices globally. Chilli was cultivated in 7.75
lakh hectares with a production of 14.9 lakh tonnes in India during 2014-15 which was 9 per cent
higher than the previous year. India has also exported 3.47 lakh tonnes of chillies in 2014-15.
Agri Market News : Cumbu will Get Rs.2100-2300 per Quintal during April – May 2016.
Cumbu is the second most important nutritious millet cultivated mostly in dryland areas. Rajasthan,
Maharashtra, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh are Major Cumbu producing states in India. Tamil
Nadu is the first in cumbu productivity in the country.
Agri Market News : Turmeric Prices will increase During March- April 2016
Turmeric Prices will Cheer the Farmers. In India, turmeric is cultivated in an area of 0.18 million hectares. Telangana,
Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Odisha, Maharashtra, Karnataka and West Bengal are the major turmeric producing States contributing
85 per cent of total turmeric production of the country.
Agriculture Market News : According to Analysis, Maize prices to hover around MSP
Maize is one of the most widely distributed crops of the world. It is known as queen of cereals
because it has the highest genetic yield potential among the cereals.
Agriculture Market News : Tea Exports Increase by 7.25%
Tea exports have increased by 7.25% and 4.2% increase in terms of value during 2015-16 (April-October) as compared to the corresponding period last year.
According to Tea Board data, increase of tea exports has been seen in major tea-importing countries like Germany, Poland, UAE, Iran, Russia, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
Agriculture Market News: Procurement of cotton and onion.
The Thuraiyur Regulated Market was procure cotton and onions directly from farmers from the first week of
Agriculture Market News : India's annual onion output would set a new record
According to National Horticultural Research and Development Foundation (NHRDF), total acreage under rabi
season crop would increase by 15-20 per cent this year.
Agriculture Market News:Due to seasonal demand Garlic prices shoot up 40%
Due to lower production, Garlic prices have jumped by 40% in the last three months. Data compiled by National
Horticulture Board (NHB) showed garlic price increase to Rs 82 a kg in the wholesale markets in December, as
compared to Rs 59 a kg in September.
Agriculture Market News: Foodgrain Output Revival will Unlikely in New Year.
Battling two extremes of drought and unseasonal rains in various states, the foodgrain output is likely to decline for the second straight year in 2016. The lower farm output also led to a sharp jump in prices of key kitchen food items like pulses, onions, tomatoes and mustard oil in 2015.
Agriculture Market News : To Market Agri Produce, Amul Marketing Model May Be Adopted
New Delhi: For marketing agricultural produce the government may use the cooperative milk marketing template
of dairy products maker Amul, as it aims to cut out the middlemen and ensure higher remuneration for farmers.
This could be done by incentivising private players to work as integrators of fruits and vegetables, told a
senior official at Niti Aayog.
Agriculture Market News : Due to Crop Damage Tomato Prices are High
Tomato prices have risen eight times from the last three months and could require government intervention like those that brought the prices of onions and pulses under control.In November, tomato prices have firmed up 30 per cent on reports of crop damage in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Karnataka.
Agriculture Market News : Lack of Production may Increases Pulses Prices
Pulses price may increase again owing to the lack of focus on increasing production from local sources amid rising demand. According to a recent study done by Kotak Institutional Equities, only 2.69 million hectares (12 per cent) of the total sowing area of 22.26 million hectares are under irrigation.