Wheat prices soar on Ukraine fears, but US growers can’t cash in

Wheat prices soar on Ukraine fears, but US growers can't cash in

Local prices shot up roughly 30% to nearly $12 a bushel, about the highest Ehmke could recall in 45 years of farming near the western Kansas town of Healy. Instead of reaping a windfall, Ehmke found a commodities market turned upside down. He and his wife Louise told Reuters they couldn’t sell a nickel of […]

Cotton growers in Rangpur beaming as prices rise

Farmers turn to sunflowers for a decent profit

Cotton growers in the Rangpur region are elated thanks to the increase in the price of the key textile raw material buoyed by rising demand, which is expected to encourage the farmers to expand acreage by manifold in the coming years. According to the sources at the Cotton Development Board (CDB), 7,200 farmers in the […]

Vegetable growers deprived of fair prices

Viral inequality and the farmers' struggle in India

OUR CORRESPONDENT | Published: February 17, 2021 10:01:06 NAOGAON: Vegetable growers in the district have been deprived of fair prices of their products since the beginning of the season. A big portion of the profit is going to the pockets of the district’s middlemen who are purchasing and delivering the vegetables to different areas of […]

Tomato growers eyeing bumper profit in Rajshahi, Khulna

Tomato growers eyeing bumper profit in Rajshahi, Khulna

Dumuria farmers in Khulna prefer tomato farming due to high market price and huge demand of the vegetable Dhaka Tribune The attractive vegetable to the consumers has been appearing in different local markets for the last couple of weeks Facing Covid-19 challenges, many farmers in Rajshahi and Khulna this year found tomato farming to be […]