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SUCCESS STORY OF FARMER IN MH

By ICC TEAM - Aug 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Myself Vinod Ravindra Dhangar, stayingat Visteda Village, Dist. Jalgaon, (MH). I stay in a village whose populationis about 20000 and nearly 800-900 families belong to the farming community. Iam 30 years old farmer and did my SSC. My father is doing farming from yearstogether but the type of farming was a traditional one. After my educational carrier,I had decided to help my father and to do the farming in a better way. I amhaving 8 acres of land, in which we use 5 acres of land for growing cotton, andon balance 3 acres another crop like Moong.

Last year Cotton was the main cropgrown and the varieties used were Kaveri, Rasi-659. Although the conditionswere not that suitable for cotton crop but still I could get a yield of 8 to10-q/acre. Other farmers obtained less yield due to local seed varieties usedby them. This year also I will be using Kaveri, Rasi-659.and I am planning tohave distance of 4.00ft x 3. 00ft.In the month of June end sowing of seeds willbe completed on 5 acres of land. For 5 acres of land 375kg of Potash costing Rs.7920/-,375kgof Urea Rs.3000/- and 500kg of 10:26:26 Rs.9500 was used. Seed packets of Rs.700/750,7/8 packets used in 5acre land. Method of drip irrigationwas used and as per the sources there is enough water in tube well for sowingprocess. Plucking charges is of around Rs.4/8 per kg, total costing formfarming in 1acre is Aprox Rs 20000/-per acre.

Price expectation:
 

*IF RAINS ARE THEREON TIME AND NO DAMAGE TO CROP WITH BETTER YIELD, FARMERS ARE EXPECTING PRICESOF RS 4500/- TO 5000/- PER QTL SAME AS LAST YEAR.

 

*IF THE RAINS AREDELAYED AND YIELD IS LESS FARMERS ARE EXPECTING RS. 6500/- TO 7000/- AND ABOVEDURING PERIOD OF OCT / NOV & DEC. 

Comments
Spot Prices
Cotton: Maharashtra (23/Oct 10:16 AM)

AGD (BB/29M) 38,500 0 0.00 %
Akola (Fardar/25/27M) 0 0 100.00 %
NGP (MECH-1/28M) 0 0 100.00 %
NGP (MECH-1/29M) 39,200 0 0.00 %
Yarn: Punjab (28/Sep 11:31 AM)

Ludhiana(20S Comb(Wrap)) 168 0 0.00 %
Future Prices (23/Oct 10:11 AM)
ICE Cotton No.2 (USC/LB)
Dec 31, 2019  65  0 -0.31 %
Mar 31, 2020  65  0 -0.34 %
May 31, 2020  66  0 -0.33 %
ZCE (Yuan/Ton)
Nov 30, 2019  12,340  -20 -0.16 %
Exchange Rates (23/Oct 10:11 AM)
1 US $ = Rs 70.93
0.01 0.01%
1 UK £ = Rs 65.47
-26.25 -28.62%
1 Eur € = Rs 78.89
-0.13 -0.16%
100 ¥en = Rs 65.47
0.13 0.20%
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