October 07, 2020 11:54 pm
Earlier this year, the CCI has unveiled its brand Kastur, with specifications such as staple length, to allow ginners to brand and sell their cotton under the brand.
August 04, 2020 10:49 pm
Cotton growers count PBW as one of the most dreaded pests for their crops. The worm completes its lifecycle in the crop and eats through the square (bud) flower and the lint of cotton. If not controlled early, PBW can wreak havoc in the cotton crop.
July 28, 2020 11:26 am
The Covid-19 pandemic brought sales to a standstill as demand from both domestic and international markets tanked. The CCI auctions its stock daily to traders bidding for the same.
July 16, 2020 3:51 pm
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June 11, 2020 12:24 am
While Ludhiana has sown cotton on 40 hectares, Patiala and Fatehgarh Sahib have done the same on 13 and 12 hectares respectively, said Kahan Singh Pannu, secretary, agriculture department, told The Indian Express.
April 15, 2020 3:05 pm
The move would come as a relief to the cotton growers as around 25 per cent of the produce still remains with the farmers.
April 14, 2020 10:45 pm
Procurement was started in Bathinda and Mansa on Tuesday and will also begin in Faridkot, Abohar, Fazilka and Muktsar mandis.
April 06, 2020 4:35 pm
The total cotton supply estimated by the CAI during October 2019 to March 2020 was 327.53 lakh bales (170 kgs each) which consists of the arrivals of 283.03 lakh bales up to March 31, imports of 12.50 lakh bales and the opening stock estimated by the CAI at 32 lakh bales.
January 23, 2020 5:44 am
A simple low-cost intervention — moisture testing machine — has enabled cotton growers of this Telangana district to realise better prices.
November 28, 2019 6:25 pm
The total yield is estimated to go up by 10 per cent to 486.33 lakh bales, this season compared to 443.20 lakh bales last year.
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