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Wednesday, May 29, 2002
Agri Prices (May 28)
Sugar S-301340 (1350)
Palm Oil (10 kg)340 (337)
Groundnut oil ready419 (418)
Coconut oil ready3775 (3725)
Pepper garbled (ready)8200 (8400)

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Sugar mills see new marketing avenue -- Blended auto fuel set to take off in TN by year-end
THE initiative to blend alcohol with automobile fuel is set to take off in Tamil Nadu by year-end, and is awaiting the financial sanction for the infrastructure to be put up by the oil companies, according to reliable sources. This follows the ... More

COTTON


UI risk cover for TN contract cotton farmers
THE promotion of contract farming for cotton in Tamil Nadu has got a shot in the arm with the United India Insurance Co Ltd (UI) willing to offer a specific risk cover to cotton farmers coming under the system. The public sector insurance ... More

OILSEEDS & EDIBLE OIL


Trade demands direct import of sunoil under tariff quota
EDIBLE oil importers and refineries, especially players in the growing branded oil segment, are livid over the inordinate delay in issue of tariff rate quota (TRQ) for import of soft oils such as sunflower oil. Some even go to the extent of ... More

SPICES & CONDIMENTS


Pepper slips on poor buying support
THE pepper market was easier on Tuesday. After slightly firming up on Monday, it started showing a declining trend for want of fresh buying support. There was no fresh demand. Exporters covering their commitments were only buying the minimum ... More

AGRICULTURAL POLICY


AP Govt earmarks Rs 30 cr for farm mechanisation
The Agriculture Department will be providing subsidy to the extent of 33 per cent of the cost of the implement purchased by the farmers. More
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