Kharif sowing to pick up momentum in July

Sowing of summer crops in the first three weeks of the season has remained below last year’s levels in most parts of the country. Farmers are waiting for July showers too start the sowing in earnest all across the country. While the southwest monsoon covered most of the country earlier than the normal schedule, causing […]

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Castor seed prices expected to rise 10% on strong China demand; mixed trend for spices: Geojit

The India Meteorological Department said on Monday that the southwest monsoon is likely to hit the Kerala coast on June 3, even as private weather forecaster Skymet said the monsoon has hit the southern state, according to Geojit’s daily report on agricultural commodities. Castor seed prices, which have already risen 11% in the last three […]

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