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Taking note of the limited storage capacity and the buying agencies exceeding their target this year, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to end wheat procurement by June-end.

 
 
Urea is the only fertiliser that remains under full price control. Its current retail price is Rs 5,310 per tonne.
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan recently came to the rescue of 90 farmers in Maharashtra's Wardha district, giving them cheques to repay their debt.
Of about 115 lakh bales registered so far this season, the country has exported 106 lakh bales of cotton.
 
 
The government on Thursday announced a 16 per cent hike in minimum support price (MSP) of paddy at Rs 1,250 per quintal for the ongoing kharif season.
At present, the government godowns are overflowing with granaries with 62.8 million tonnes of storage capacity unable to accommodate about 75 million tonnes of stocks.
Monsoon will hit the Kerala coast on time on June 1, setting the stage for the four-month annual rainfall season crucial for India agri-based economy.
From the farm to the factory, every link in the cotton supply chain is struggling. The responsibility for this mess lies with the government.
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