Wheat headed for bumper output in India while global supply threatens to tighten


The prospects of a bumper wheat crop this rabi season may overwhelm procurement agencies. Saddled with huge stocks they may lower prices, hitting farmers adversely. As on Friday, the total wheat acreage was 330.2 lakh hectares (lh), up 33.22 lh compared to the previous rabi season’s 297 lh. Considering the increase in sowing in various […]

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Pakistan to achieve bumper wheat crop this season

Owing to multiple factors that includes government initiatives to enhance the output of major crops, favourable weather conditions and timely harvesting of seasonal crops, Pakistan is expecting to harvest bumper wheat crop of 27 million tonnes during current season as against the last year’s produce of 24.47 million tonnes, Associated Press of Pakistan reports. Every […]

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Indian states of Punjab, Haryana may harvest 300 lakh tonnes of wheat this season; El Nino may spoil the party next year

With an extended winter and spell of rain at regular intervals during the ongoing Rabi season, the key grain growing States of Punjab and Haryana are expected to reap a bumper harvest of wheat at nearly 300 lakh tonnes. For the state of Punjab, the agriculture department is expecting about 180 lakh tonnes of wheat […]

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