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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.

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. In Tamil Nadu, cumbu is cultivated in two seasons, during May-June and October – November months.

In 2014-15, cumbu occupied an area of about 0.59 lakh hectares with a production of 1.71 lakh tonnes and productivity of 2.89 tonnes with an increase of 9 percent and 46 percent in area and production respectively compared to previous year.

Back office of Agro Marketing Intelligence and Business Promotion Centre (AMI &BPC), Centre for Agricultural and Rural Development Studies (CARDS) in Tamil Nadu Agricultural University have analysed the last 13 years prices of cumbu.

Econometric analysis predicted that the farm gate price of cumbu would revolve around Rs.2100- 2300 per quintal during April – May 2016.

Source:http://agritech.tnau.ac.in