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Tuesday, February 26, 2002
Agri Prices (Feb. 25)
Sugar (S-30)1385 (1380)
Coconut oil3575 (3600)
Palm Oil (10 kg)283 (283)
Groundnut oil ready391 (392)
Pepper garbled ready6850 (6700)

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Plea to expedite aquaculture Bill
THE Union Government should expedite the passage of the Aquaculture Authority Bill to pave the way for regulated, sustainable growth of the aquaculture sector, Mr V. Sobhanadreeswara Rao, the Andhra Pradesh Agriculture Minister, has said. He ... More


AP gutkha ban leads to panic arecanut sales
WITH Andhra Pradesh following Kerala and Tamil Nadu in banning gutkha, the Mangalore-based arecanut and cocoa growers' co-operative, Campco, has decided to intensify its two-year-old lobbying for the protection of the interests of areca ... More


  • Supply crunch peps up rubber


    Orthodox tea output heading `North'
    TEA production in the Assam valley during 2001 dropped by around 2 million kg (mkg) but the production of orthodox tea in North India during this period increased by 9 mkg, according to Mr Bharat Bajoria, Chairman of the Indian Tea Association ... More

  • CTCs firm at Kochi sale
  • HC stays Incoserve broker selection
  • CTCs in demand at Guwahati sale


    Southern stands out in a crowd
    IT'S not often that a scientist whose name becomes synonymous with a discovery or invention that has wide ranging applications comes to town. Add to this, the fact that he has won a major patent battle against a multinational and you have the ... More


    ITC ready to export rice in a big way
    THE international business division of the ITC is willing to take up rice exports on a large scale if the Food Corporation of India (FCI) agrees to waive the one per cent market cess on paddy, as it is proving to be uneconomical, Mr S. Sivakumar, ... More


  • Plan to improve cotton quality


    Oilseed, vegoil sectors anxious about Budget
    WITH barely a couple of days to go before the Union Budget for 2002-03 is presented, there is tremendous speculation in the agri-business and food processing sector in general about the fiscal measures in store. Expectation of industry-friendly ... More

    US co Cargill plans edible oil refinery at Paradip site
    CARGILL, the US commodities giant, is planning to set up an edible oil refinery at Paradip, preferably within the premises of the Paradeep Phosphates Ltd (PPL), which is believed to have huge land lying idle in the port town, according to ... More


    Cardamom up
    CARDAMOM prices increased on short supply at the auction centres and primary markets in Kerala and Tamil Nadu last week. The arrivals at auction centres was around 68 tonnes and the average price during the week was over Rs 660 per kg. Daily ... More
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