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Monday, June 27, 2005
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IT-based agro advisory planned
AN IT-based Agro Advisory that can reach the maximum number of farmers quickly at desired intervals and be useful for planners to evolve contingency measures is being contemplated. The Hyderabad-based Central Research Institute for Dryland ... More


Tea prices hit new low at Coonoor sale
PRICES hit the new-low at the auctions of the Coonoor Tea Trade Association (CTTA) here on Friday when some lines were sold for Rs 22 a kilo. In general, prices fell by Rs 2 a kilo over the previous week. Many teas fetched the lowest price so far ... More


Bullish reversal likely in NY cotton
NEW York cotton futures finished higher on Friday hitting a six-week high on fund and trade buying triggered by concerns of weather in the cotton producing countries. News of the key growing area in the US, Texas affected by dry weather, sent the ... More


`Cotton output to touch 250 lakh bales soon'
India will soon occupy the number two position in world cotton production, next only to China. More

Cotton farming in Maharashtra plagued by spurious Bt seeds
A SPURT in spurious Bt cotton seeds has been witnessed in Maharashtra, coinciding with the onset of cotton sowing season. Simultaneously, the prices of notified varieties of seeds have also risen sharply. In the last two weeks, the police in ... More


Demand for coconut oil declining in Kerala
Following reports of adulteration, many coconut oil consumers have shifted to other vegetable oils, thus weakening the demand for the traditional cooking oil. More


RRL-T `Swing Tech' wins favour back home
THE Swing Technology developed by the Regional Research Laboratory, Thiruvananthapuram (RRL-T) for producing food colours, spice flavours and extractions from fresh or dry spices and botanicals has found favour with the backyard market. A ... More


APK flays wage hike notification
AN emergency meeting of the executive committee of the Association of Planters of Kerala has said that it was inappropriate for the Government to issue a notification hiking the wages of plantation workers at a time when the industry is reeling ... More

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