Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022

rice production


Domestic prices of rice may continue to increase: Food Ministry

September 23, 2022 7:12 am

The Food Ministry’s statement came on a day when the all-India daily average retail and wholesale prices of rice, wheat, wheat flour recorded 9-20 per cent rise than the prices a year ago.

Kharif rice production to drop by 6%: Agriculture Ministry

September 22, 2022 7:16 am

The kharif rice production estimates are lower than the target of 112mt set for the current season and 105.21mt figure of 2020-21

Wheat production down, but many crops set for record

August 18, 2022 7:04 am

Releasing the fourth advance estimate for the 2021-22 crop year, the Union agriculture ministry on Wednesday said a record output is also estimated for rice, maize, gram, pulses, rapeseed and mustard, oilseeds and sugarcane.

Traditional Thai buffalo race kicks off rice growing season

July 26, 2022 1:50 pm

The race, which sometimes takes place at the end of the monsoon, was paused during the coronavirus pandemic but returned last year

Rice processing units in NCR belt protest single work-shift order

December 05, 2021 5:34 am

🔴 “There are around 450 to 500 rice mills with parboiling plants which include both basmati and paddy (non-basmati) processing units in the NCR region. Nearly 50 lakh to 60 lakh tonnes of rice is processed in these units.” said Vijay Setia, former president of All India Rice Exporters Association.

India lines up deepwater port for rice, exports to surge amid global shortage

February 04, 2021 5:25 pm

India's 5% broken parboiled variety is being offered at $402-$408 per tonne this week, significantly lower than Vietnam's $510-$515 and Thailand's rate of more than $540.

For seamless paddy milling, rice delivery to central pool, Punjab takes ops online

August 26, 2020 12:03 am

The policy aims at ensuring seamless milling of paddy and delivery of rice into the central pool from more than 4,150 mills operating in the state.

Bountiful rain propels another good agri year

August 23, 2014 1:17 am

In 2013-14, West Bengal produced 153 lakh tonnes of rice with the target for 2014-15 crop year (July-June) fixed at 158 lakh tonnes.

Poor monsoon in India,UN revises rice yield forecast

August 16, 2012 3:56 am

The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation has cut its global forecast for rice paddy production this year by 7.8 million tonnes to 724.5 million tonnes

102 mn rice tons from current rains: Basu

June 13, 2011 4:07 pm

Govt expects to achieve a record rice production of 102 million tonnes in the 2011-12 crop year.