Wheat production in India may cross 113 million tonnes; many rabi crops to increase yields: Skymet

Wheat production during the current rabi season could be a record 113.66 million tonnes, nearly 10 per cent more than the 103.6 million tonnes output in the previous year, while gram output could be 8 per cent higher at 10.74 million tonnes, according to the crop estimate report released by private weather forecasting firm Skymet. […]

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India procures 1.34 lakh tonnes of pulses, 30,000 tonne oilseeds in ongoing marketing season so far

The government has so far purchased around 1.34 lakh tonnes of pulses and nearly 30,000 tonnes of oilseeds from farmers worth Rs 785 crore during the ongoing marketing season of rabi (winter) crops. State-owned Food Corporation of India (FCI) and cooperative NAFED procured pulses and oilseeds at the minimum support price (MSP), on behalf of […]

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