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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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