Friday, August 01, 2014

Dairy sector opposes free market access to New Zealand products

Vishwanath Kulkarni | Bangalore July 31  

No need for imports as India isself-sufficient, say industry leaders »

A way to cut FCI storage costs

Munishwar Vasudeva | August 1, 2014

Centre can create export oriented foodgrains zone and run a pilot project »

What farmers are looking for on Kisan TV

AJ Vinayak/LN Revathy | Mangalore/Coimbatore, July 31  

At a time when the changing scenario in agriculture sector requires training, education and maximum use of technology, farmers feel that the proposed Kisan TV channel should focus on these... »

Turmeric loses sheen for want of demand

Our Correspondent | Erode, July 31  

Spot turmeric prices decreased in Erode markets on Thursday for want of demand.“No trader has received fresh order from North India; so they quoted lower price and procured some stoc... »

Rain deficit down to 23% as monsoon batters west Maharashtra

Vinson Kurian | Thiruvananthapuram, July 31  

The rain deficit has been brought down to 23 per cent as on Wednesday with indications that the strong monsoon phase would continue early into next week.India Met Department graphics... »

MCX-crude oil will test support before rallying

Gurumurthy K | BL Research Bureau  

The crude oil futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange has dropped over 3 per cent from its high of Rs. 6,273/barrel recorded on June 21. The 21-day moving average at Rs. 6,1... »

Cotton edges up as arrivals ease

Our Correspondent | Erode, July 31  

Cotton prices in Erode markets edged up on the back of dwindling arrivals. “Usually in July and August huge quantity arrives for sale at the Bhoodapady Regulated Market in Erode district .... »

Volume declines at Coonoor tea sale

PS SUNDAR | Coonoor, July 31  

The offer for Sale No: 31 of Coonoor Tea Trade Association ending on Friday has dropped to 17.29 lakh kg from year’s highest volume of 24.10 lakh kg offered last week.Of this, a volu... »

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