India’s sugar production till the end of February 2020 declines by 22% to 19.5 million tonnes

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Sugar production till February 29, 2020, in the current sugar season (SS: Oct 2019-March 2020) has declined by 22 per cent to 19.48 million tonnes (MT), against 24.93 MT produced in the same period last season. From October 1, 2019, till February 29, 2020, there were 453 sugar mills in operations, against 520 mills in […]

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

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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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