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Farmers irked as prices of pulses fall below MSP ahead of rabi harvesting

Dabba trading, smuggling of peas contribute to price fall ahead of rabi harvesting

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minimum support price | farmers | Rabi crops

Dilip Kumar Jha  |  Mumbai 



Early rabi harvest worry on warmer winter
In its latest report, chana output is forecast to decline by 5.4% to 9.58 mt during the ensuing rabi harvesting season, compared to 10.13 mt of output reported in the previous year.

With rabi harvesting a few weeks away, prices of pulses in select mandis have slipped to trade below their (MSP) — the threshold at which the government procures the kitchen staple.

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First Published: Tue, February 18 2020. 14:27 IST

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