|Commercial Crops News|
India to emerge as world's third largest cotton exporter
(8/2/2006, The Hindu Business Line)
For India, domestic and international market conditions are favourable. The country is getting ready for a fairly large crop for the third season in a row. Area under Bt. Cottonseed is estimated at about 40 per cent of the total acreage, raising hopes of yet another bumper crop.
A bumper onion harvest but farmers are shedding tears
(2/14/2006, The Indian Express)
No one is protesting over onion prices, that’s because it’s the farmer who is suffering. With a bumper onion crop flooding the markets and no facilities for storage, farmers are forced to dump the crop for a pittance. Maharashtra’s onion belt reported its first farmer suicide yesterday and the despair is growing.
Pakistan to import Indian cotton
(11/21/2005, The Economic Times)
An expected shortfall in cotton production in Pakistan is likely to see a jump in imports from India by its textile mills this year.
Heavy arrivals bring down cotton prices
(9/26/2005, The Hindu Business Line)
COTTON prices in the country may rule weak over the next few days mainly on steady increases in daily inflows of the recently harvested crop into the North region against restricted demand from local millers.
(6/24/2005, The Indian Express)
Bt cotton, or biotransgenic cotton, hardsold as the answer to the prayer of Punjab’s American bollworm-haunted cotton belt
Cotton crop estimate raised to 232 lakh bales
(3/23/2005, The Hindu Business Line)
THE Cotton Advisory Board (CAB) on Tuesday raised its crop estimate to 232 lakh bales (of 170 kg) for the current season October 2004-September 05 from 213 lakh bales madeon November 22.
Foodgrain output pegged at 114m tonne
(3/22/2005, The Economic Times)
Foodgrain production target has been pegged at 114m tonne for the kharif of ’05-06 as against 113.8m tonne during the same season last year.
CCI to ship 6.5 lakh bales of cotton by March
(2/27/2005, The Economic Times)
Buoyed by rise in cotton prices in the international market, the Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) is planning to step up exports and will ship 6.5 lakh bales by March end.
Study casts castor crop at Rs 1,350 cr
(2/22/2005, The Economic Times)
The Indian castor seeds market is estimated at Rs 1,350 cr, according to a study by the market research firm AC Nielsen ORG.
Foodgrain output seen at 206.39 mt on rabi turnaround
(1/24/2005, The Hindu Business Line)
A TURNAROUND in the rabi season has seemingly helped the country to weather this year's kharif setback arising from poor monsoon rains.
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