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Cotton Insights for August 08, 2016

Cotton prices witnessed a positive trend at the various markets of India amid tight supply and increased mills buying. Cotton prices further got...

MCX Cotton expected to move in 21587-22047 range

Cotton on MCX settled up by 0.74% at 21880 on expectation of lower production in the next season. The production of cotton is likely...

MCX Cotton market under long liquidation

Cotton on MCX settled down by -3.99% at 21910 due to profit-booking after prices rose in the domestic market in last some days. Though,...

Cotton market under short covering: Resistance seen at 24034

Cotton on MCX settled up by 3.91% at 23650 as cotton output is likely to decline 12.4 per cent to hit the lowest in...

Monsoon in India spreads reach; cotton planting picks up

With the monsoon covering most cotton-growing regions of the country, planting across Maharashtra, Gujarat, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh has picked up pace and farmers...

Govt’s plan to restrict cotton cultivation may fall through

Farmers are in favour of cotton as it can withstanddry spell better than other kharif crops, says official Delay in monsoon and issuance/renewal of crop...

Centre plans alternative to Bt cotton

To develop genes that can be integrated into traditional varieties for larger outputs  The Union government is working to develop a suite of Bt cotton...

Centre seeks wider consultations on licensing guidelines for Bt cotton technology

NEW DELHI, MAY 31:   The Agriculture Ministry has put up the draft licensing guidelines for Bt cotton technology for comments and suggestions from all stakeholders...

Cotton-growers asked to shift to paddy

After the extensive crop damage caused by the whitefly pest attack last year, cotton farmers in Haryana and Punjab have brought down the area...

Cotton concerns

Pakistan, an exporter of cotton in the past, is facing acute shortage of this crop and importing it in large quantities to meet its...

Cotton sowing in north to be significantly lower

Area under cotton is projected to register a significant fall in the north-west of India, where sowing has begun, as farmers suffered huge losses...

World cotton production likely to decrease by 22m tonnes in 2030

KARACHI: The world cotton production share is likely to decline from 23 million tonnes to 3.20 million tonnes due to the growth of man-made...

ICAR initiates testing of 20 indigenous Bt cotton varieties

Agriculture research institute ICAR has initiated testing of 20 indigenously developed Bt cotton varieties to assess their suitability in domestic agro-climatic zones, Parliamentwas informed...

Cotton growers advisory

A Punjab Agriculture Department spokesman has advised cotton growers to sow only the approved BT cotton varieties till May 15th to achieve a maximum...

India: Govt to continue regulating cotton seed prices: Farm Minister

NEW DELHI, APRIL 11:   The Government will keep regulating cotton seed prices and will not allow companies like the US biotechnology major Monsanto to exploit...

Government to promote native cotton seeds

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Concerned that whitefly and bollworm attack could harm Bt cotton crop yields, the central government will henceforth promote native...

Failure of Bt cotton forces govt to promote native seeds

With bollworm developing resistance to Bt cotton crop, the government has decided to promote cultivation of indigenous varieties of the crop in a big...

India: Karnataka HC stays govt order on Bt cotton seed royalty...

New Delhi: The court battle over the centre’s move to cut royalty or trait fee on genetically modified Bt cotton seeds disregarding the discontent...

Congress castigates Centre over Bt cotton price

Hyderabad: Alleging that the Centre had conspicuously taken a unilateral decision of fixing Bt cotton seed price, Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) Kisan Mazdoor...

Panel proposes 70% reduction in royalty on GM cotton seeds

New Delhi: A government panel on genetically modified Bt cotton has recommended a steep reduction in royalty fees payable to technology companies, and lower...