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Pulses need more than MSP hike
October 25, 2010 | The Hindu Business Line
The causes for low yeild in pulses need to be addressed. Pulses must be used for crop rotation to restore soil fertility in Green Revolution Areas.  — G. CHANDRASHEKHAR   Read more
Costlier pulses, onions drive food inflation to 16.44%
October 01, 2010 | The Hindu Business Line
Food inflation, based on the annual Wholesale Index, continued its upward trend.   Read more
A US pulses grower coop's success story
September 28, 2010 | The Hindu Business Line
Genesee, Idaho, is home to one of the most sucessful farmers' cooperatives in the US pulses (pea and lentil) sector-Pacific Northwest Farmers Cooperative (PNW).   Read more
Bountiful pulses crop may rein in domestic imports in 2010-11
September 28, 2010 | The Hindu Business Line
Given the sheer volume of business, the Asian pulses market in general, and India in particular, has always been exciting for exporters of pea and lentils in Canada, the US and elsewhere.   Read more
Drip irrigation developed for pulses, oilseeds
September 28, 2010 | The Hindu Business Line

After its recent sucess with the water guzzler paddy, Jain Irrigation is propagating usage of drip irrigation in pulses and oilseeds.

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Demand slowdown batters chana
September 28, 2010 | The Hindu Business Line

Chana futures dropped sharply on Thursday with September futures on the National Commodities and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) dropped over 2.5 percent to Rs. 2,185 a quintal.

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Increased offtake lifts moong, urad
September 28, 2010 | The Hindu Business Line

Low arrival and stockists engaged in building inventories have perked up moong and urad dal in the local mandi.

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India’s STC to import 16000 tons of pulses
September 28, 2010 | The Hindu Business Line
India's public utility, State Trading Corporation has floated a tender for the import of 16000 tons of pulses to be delivered during September-November.   Read more
DEMIC asks north Karnataka farmers to sell green gram
September 21, 2010 | Hindu Business
The Domestic and Export Market Intelligence Cell (DEMIC) of the University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, has advised farmers in north Karnataka harvesting kharif-sown green gram to sell immediately.   Read more
Pulses heartbeat
July 30, 2010 |
Crops are grown outside our towns. Anger over food prices grows in our towns. Put these two facts together, and you can figure out exactly how divorced, sometimes, the justifiable concern about food inflation is from the cold realities of agriculture.
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Shortage of pulses to stay for 2-3 years, says govt
July 30, 2010 | Business Standard
With the inflation rate of pulses still in double digits for more than a year, the government today said the supply of pulses would remain a critical problem for another two to three years.   Read more
Pulse crop needed to maintain soil fertility: Expert
April 21, 2010 | The Times of India
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Eating legumes good for arteries
April 14, 2010 | Winnipeg Free Press
Local scientists have discovered that the secret to repairing damaged arteries might lie in oft-neglected legumes.   Read more
Food inflation rises to 16.35 pc
April 01, 2010 | Deccan Herald
Food inflation rose marginally to 16.35 per cent for the week ended March 20 mainly on account of high prices of pulses and milk   Read more
Farmers Group Touts Lentils, Other Healthy Legumes
March 29, 2010 | The Associated Press
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Lentils are a hot topic among gourmets these days, with recipes for them popping up in most major food magazines.   Read more
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