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Tuesday, December 01, 2020



Other side of APMC repeal: Bihar farmers want mandis, ‘like Punjab’

November 02, 2020 10:11 am

Farmers in poll-bound Bihar are seeking mandis 'like in Punjab and Haryana'

Gondal, Rajkot APMCs flooded with fresh arrivals of groundnut

October 13, 2020 2:34 am

Gondal APMC in Rajkot, the biggest market of groundnut in the state, has recorded arrivals of 60,608 quintals of groundnut in the first eight days of this month.

New farm laws: FPCs now able to ink business deals with private players

October 13, 2020 9:34 am

This would be the first time this FPC, which is located in Walandi village in Deoni taluka of Latur district, has managed to directly procure oilseeds from its members and supply to the private company without any help from Deno APMC.

Farm Bills will end trader-APMC cartel: MP

October 10, 2020 6:34 pm

Hasmukh Patel, Lok Sabha MP from Ahmedabad East said that the new Bill will help introduce competition among buyers of agricultural produce and will empower and protect farmers.

Gujarat: APMC starts process to segregate licence of traders and agents

October 07, 2020 5:37 am

The APMC has started dispatching letters to around 1,500 licence holders, asking them to choose between surrendering their licence or opt for acting as commission agents only.

Reforms in APMC on the cards to help them compete with open market

October 05, 2020 12:56 am

The 78 per cent small and marginal farmers in Maharashtra, whose land holdings are mostly not in excess of two hectares, are unlikely to explore distant markets if APMCs provide them MSP, said a farmer.

For Nashik grape growers, new law brings back aftertaste of sour frauds

October 03, 2020 2:17 am

In grapes and pomegranates, the buyers — whether traders, processors, organised retailers or exporters — mostly come to the farm-gate and load the fruits directly from there, with very little produce being traded in the mandis.

From bites to bytes: Startups use AI for instant quality check of farm produce

September 29, 2020 8:37 am

How some startups are using AI for instant quality assessment of farm produce to tame pricing power of traders – in and outside APMCs

Gujarat: Commission agents support strike by farmers’ bodies

September 23, 2020 10:49 am

Shree Commission Agents Association, the organisation of around 400 commission agents of Gondal APMC, on Tuesday said that it will support the bandh and appealed their counterparts in other APMCs in the state do the same.

Onion export ban is an injustice to farmers: Mahuva APMC chairman

September 17, 2020 4:31 am

Mahuva APMC is one the biggest wholesale market of onions in Gujarat and sets price trends. On Wednesday, red onion prices remained in the range of Rs 760 to Rs 2,855 per quintal. In the retail market of Rajkot, onion is being sold for around Rs 30 per kg.