Cereals, Leguminous Crops, Oil Seeds Industry in India
Almost halfway through the 2012 monsoon season (June-September), rains have been significantly deficient in the central, north and northwest parts of India, indicating a below-normal monsoon.
Foreign Agricultural Service on 15 Aug 2012 related to Cereals, Leguminous Crops, Oil Seeds in India
Assuming a normal monsoon and favorable growing conditions, total oilseed production in Marketing Year (MY) 2012/13 is likely to grow 3 percent to 35.6 million tons,
Foreign Agricultural Service on 23 Apr 2012 related to Cereals, Leguminous Crops, Oil Seeds in India
Bt cotton is the only commercially approved biotech crop in India – a total of six events and more than 300 hybrids have been approved for commercial cultivation. Bt cotton accounts for over 90 percent of the total cotton area under cultivation.
Foreign Agricultural Service on 31 Oct 2011 related to Cereals, Leguminous Crops, Oil Seeds in India
Record soybean planting during the 2011 kharif season (14.7 million hectares) compensated for the decline in peanut and sunflower planting. Farmers are gravitating to soybean, cotton, rice, sugarcane and castor crops, with relatively less interest in coarse cereals and pulse crops.
Foreign Agricultural Service on 29 Sep 2011 related to Cereals, Leguminous Crops, Oil Seeds in India
A significant decline in the 2009 fall harvested grain production and large hikes in government support prices for wheat and rice caused grain prices to surge in recent months, despite near record grain stocks held by the government. Due to food security concerns, the GOI has continued to ban exports of wheat and...
Foreign Agricultural Service on 9 Mar 2010 related to Cereals, Leguminous Crops, Oil Seeds in India
Area planted to major kharif season (fall and early winter harvest) oilseeds, which include mostly peanut, soybean and sunflower, was down 6.3 percent at 14.7 million hectares due to poor monsoon rains. With larger-than-expected carry over stocks, the MY 2009/10 forecast for edible oil imports is set at 7.8 million...
Foreign Agricultural Service on 4 Jan 2010 related to Cereals, Leguminous Crops, Oil Seeds in India
Part of USDA, the United StatesThe Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) works to improve foreign market...