19 Jul 2012
Punjab based wheat flour mills have said there will not be any reduction in prices of wheat-based items like flour, citing 'insufficient' availability of raw material.
11 May 2012
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday lauded state wheat growers for contributing all time high wheat share into the central pool as wheat purchase from the state reached nearly 120 lakh tonnes on the back of a bumper output.
30 May 2012
Though wheat arrival declined considerably, its procurement in Punjab has reached record level of 128.5 lakh tonne (LT) so far in the ongoing rabi marketing season.
11 Sep 2012
Protesting the fixation of "high" price for wheat under OMSS, Punjab's bulk buyers including flour mill owners today stayed away from participating in the bidding process for wheat purchase.
06 May 2012
Punjab has emerged as the country’s only state where the government has purchased wheat from the farmers at minimum support price. Followed by the record yield of wheat crop in Punjab, the state government has claimed to have purchased the entire foodgrain from the farmers at fixed rates. All the agencies have purchased the 1,06,57,115 tonne of wheat from the farmers.
30 Oct 2014
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday asked the Union Government to "upwardly revise" the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for wheat for the forthcoming season.
30 Dec 2013
Indore: Madhya Pradesh is expecting wheat production to cross 190 lakh tonnes during the current Rabi season.
11 May 2015
Chandigarh: Concerned over delay in crop lifting and payment to farmers, Punjab government on Monday asked all purchasing centres in the state to send daily report on procurement operations.
16 Jan 2015
Washington: For every degree Celsius rise in temperature, the world stands to lose six percent of its wheat crop, finds a global study. Lead researcher Senthold Asseng from University of Florida used a computer model approach to reach the finding of temperature increases and wheat production.
07 Apr 2015
New Delhi: India's wheat production is likely to decline by 4-5 percent in the current crop year from the initial estimates of 95.76 million tonnes due to unseasonal rains, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Tuesday.