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Store cotton till February- UAS Scientists

Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective capsule,
around the seeds of cotton plants of the genus Gossypium. Current estimates for world
production are about 25 million tonnes annually, accounting for 2.5% of the world's
arable land. China is the world's largest producer of cotton, but most of this is used
domestically. The United States has been the largest exporter for many years. According
to data compiled by Cotton Corporation of India (CCI), India is expected to produce 374

Groundnut to be priced around Rs. 4500 per quintal at harvest in Raichur market

Groundnut to be priced around Rs. 4500 per quintal at harvest in Raichur market

Rabi grown Bengalgram to fetch Rs.3800-4500 at harvast

Forecast prices for Arecanut: UAS Scientist’s views

Trade in arecanut is always a gamble and farmers are the worst hit. The price advantages are not transfered to farmers and the traders are making hay under such circumstances. Lack of market information and intelligence has pushed the farmers to the state of price takers. In order to protect the farmers and save them from distress sale of arecanut and to guide them in making proper decisions with regard to marketing, the Domestic and Export Market Intelligence Cell, Department of Agri-business Management, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad is making efforts.

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