Rubber Board opens call centre to help growers

Joseph B. Hash

In accordance to a push release issued by the Rubber Board, growers can contact Rubber Board Call Centre to know about rain-guarding and the safety measures to be taken during the harvest in wet year. KR Sivamoni, Progress Officer, Rubber Board, will answer the questions on the subject on Friday (May perhaps eight) from ten am to one pm. The phone centre variety is 0481-2576622.

In get to get a sustained cash flow from rubber plantations, trees have to have to be tapped without the need of interruption during wet year and for that objective, trees must be rain-guarded prior

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Karnataka government urged to encourage cooperative farming in unused paddies

Joseph B. Hash

Farmers and elected associates from Dakshina Kannada district have urged the Karnataka governing administration to stimulate cooperative farming functions in the unused paddy fields in the district.

Speaking at a review meeting conducted by Karnataka Agriculture Minister BC Patil in Mangaluru on Tuesday, Rajesh Naik, Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Bantwal, claimed that a sizeable part of farmers with compact land holdings have not been cultivating paddy in their fields for numerous a long time. They sense it is uneconomical for them to cultivate paddy in compact land holdings.

The Dakshina Kannada district, which was when self-sufficient in paddy

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Campco purchases to be normal from May 6

Joseph B. Hash

The Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative (Campco) Ltd will deliver normalcy in the invest in of arecanut and pepper from Could six.

SR Satishchandra, President of Campco, explained that the cooperative will be moving toward normalcy in purchases as lockdown limits have been peaceful to a particular extent.

There will be regular purchases of white range of arecanut at all branches of the cooperative on all times from Could six. Until now, the cooperative was procuring arecanut in choose branches 3 occasions a week. There will be no restriction on the limit of invest in also.

He

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Jeera losing market flavour in corona times

Joseph B. Hash

The coronavirus-induced lockdown and the exodus of workers have dampened the jeera trade in Unjha, the most significant marketyard in Gujarat.

Trade disruption, caused by need destruction and sub-best functions at the processing units, has pulled down jeera rates by about 10-15 for every cent above the very last 12 months.

thirty% soar in output

The price decline is going on at a time when farmers are expecting approximately thirty for every cent soar in jeera crop from 4,sixteen,600 tonnes described in 2019 to five,35,500 tonnes this 12 months, as projected by the Federation of Indian Spice Stakeholders (FISS) in

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