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WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE WEEK IN INDIA FROM 28TH JULY TO 3RD AUGUST

Monsoon remains weak, escalating the national rain deficit in the gone by week. Weather during the coming week will be controlled by two systems one ...


WEATHER ALERTS FOR INDIA ON 28TH JULY

Weather alert for Andhra Pradesh issued at 10:47 Hrs. Light to moderate rain and thundershowers likely over Anantapur, Chittoor, Kadapa and Kurnoo...


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Soybean| China's overseas sales of soymeal, which doubled in the first half of current year.

July 28, 2014

China's overseas sales of soymeal, which doubled in the first half of current year, are likely to take a hit as improving soybean processing margins and the higher demand for animal feed at home leave less supplies available for exports.China has seen the best in terms of soymeal exports, said the commodity experts. Other...

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Sugarcane| Indian monsoon has triggered planting of sugarcane.

July 28, 2014

Indian monsoon has triggered planting of sugarcane, although at a slower pace than last year. The monsoon is strengthening over major sugarcane growing areas ofIndia. Sugarcane planting were 46.42 lakh hectares as on July 25, 2014, according to the Agriculture Ministry. Maharashtra, UP, Gujarat are major cane producing states in India. Other News WEATHER...

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Wheat| Europe is heading towards a large wheat harvest this year.

July 28, 2014

Europe is heading towards a large wheat harvest this year but concerns are mounting that much of it could only be fit to feed animals after heavy rain earlier this month. The wheat quality issue mainly concerned inWestern Europe,RomaniaandBulgaria. Wheat damage levels in Europe are unclear yet, said the analysts. Other News WEATHER ALERTS...

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Paddy| As per the estimates of Agriculture Ministry.

July 28, 2014

As per the estimates of Agriculture Ministry, Indian rice production has been pegged at 106 million tonnes for 2014-2015 year. India has estimated 261 million tonnes of the food grains output during the 2014-2015 fiscal year period, according to Indian minister of state for agriculture and food processing industries. Other News WEATHER ALERTS FOR...

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Paddy| In order to enhance the production & productivity of rice in main producing states of India.

July 26, 2014

In order to enhance the production & productivity of rice in main producing states of India, Government has been promoting modified methods of paddy cultivation. These modified  methods are System of Rice Intensification (SRI), Direct Seeded Rice (DSR) and Line Transplanting under various crop development programs. Other News WEATHER ALERTS FOR INDIA ON 28TH...

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Chickpea| Chickpea futures edged up on lower area under summer-sown pulses.

July 26, 2014

Chickpea futures edged up on lower area under summer-sown pulses due to delayed rains, though subdued demand restricted the upside. Chana is seeing rise and fall in prices based on its demand and supply. Chana may see some rally in the coming days given expected rise in demand during the ensuing festival season. Other...

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Sugarcane| Sugar output from the world's biggest exporter.

July 26, 2014

Sugar output from the world's biggest exporter,Brazil stayed unexpectedly strong in the first half of July despite a few days of rain that typically slows harvesting of sugarcane, the cane industry said. The cumulative sugar output numbers remain bullish as well with production up 13 percent from last year at 12.89 million tonnes by...

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Guar Seed| Guar seed futures ended higher on some lower-level buying.

July 26, 2014

Guar seed futures ended higher on some lower-level buying, supported by a fall in local supplies. Robust demand in spot markets of India and with concerns that production of crop in the next season may drop due to forecast of lower-than-normal rainfall in north-western India, bullish trend in guar seed spot and future prices...

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Soybean| United States new soybean crop future rose as forecasts for dry weather.

July 25, 2014

United States new soybean crop future rose as forecasts for dry weather in parts of the United States Midwest raised concerns that the lack of moisture during the crop's key phase of development might cap yields. Dry weather will potentially limit US soybean yield as the crop nears its key pod-setting phase. Other News...

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Maize| Zimbabwe’s post estimates maize production to increase by 63 per cent.

July 25, 2014

Zimbabwe’s post estimates maize production to increase by 63 per cent, from 800,000 tons in the 2013-14 MY to about 1.3 million tons in the 2014-15 MY. This is due to the favorable rainfall and 36 per cent increase in corn area planted from 950,000 hectares in the 2013-14 MY to 1.3 million hectares...

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