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sugarcane farming


Fate of 10 lakh tonne of unharvested canes in limbo

April 02, 2020 10:23 pm

Concerned over their safety, labourers have started leaving their places of work while in some mills in western Maharashtra had gone on a strike

Returns from research: One cane variety lifts a state’s sugar industry

March 14, 2019 3:17 am

For the first time, Uttar Pradesh is set to surpass Maharashtra in both production and sugar recovery this season.

Right price of sugar

June 08, 2018 8:33 am

Government should allow market forces, mutual interest between miller and farmer, to decide

Flight to safety

April 09, 2018 12:16 am

The current rush among farmers to grow sugarcane, cereals is a reflection of falling returns from other crops

Cane arrears crisis again as sugar prices crash

January 25, 2018 2:11 am

UP mills have in the current 2017-18 sugar season (October-September), as on Wednesday, bought cane worth Rs 15,481.73 crore at the state advised price (SAP) of Rs 315 per quintal for normal and Rs 325 per quintal for early-maturing varieties.

In Fact: Why sugarcane can’t be blamed for Marathwada drought woes

April 15, 2016 6:04 am

It is a convenient whipping boy, even though it consumes less water on a per-day basis than other crops, and even less for every unit weight of biomass produced.

Bitter cane: Uttar Pradesh farmers face 4-year no raise prospect

November 05, 2015 4:59 pm

Akhilesh Yadav’s govt will find granting even a token increase in state advised price difficult, despite assembly elections just over a year away.

From the drought zone: Sugarcane becomes fodder for Maharashtra’s farmers

September 10, 2015 7:19 am

Growers see more value in supplying for cattle than mills.

Maharashtra set to ban sugarcane farming in drought zone

September 01, 2015 1:49 am

The ban could be extended to some districts of North Maharashtra and Western Maharashtra, which too are facing a water crisis.

Failing farmers put all eggs in cane basket

April 30, 2015 12:59 pm

Farmers across India are planting more sugarcane despite payment arrears crossing Rs20,000 crore.