For pulses, mandi tax in UP is 2.5%, in MP it is 2.2% while in Gujarat it is 0.6%.
It decided to levy the 5 per cent GST if an item had a registered trademark as of May 15, 2017.
Kharif crop planting has covered 1,041.17 lakh hectare land from June up to September 8, a 0.83% decline from 1,049.87 lakh hectares a year earlier.
Monsanto has faced headwinds in the cotton seeds market and threatened to exit India after New Delhi had imposed price controls.
Output of pulses and oilseeds is expected to fall because of lower planting, while production of rice, the main kharif crop, is likely to be the same as last year.
The reservoirs held 86.629 billion cubic metres (bcm) of water, or 55 per cent of their capacity, as of Thursday, the Central Water Commission said.
The area under horticulture crops has increased from 24.5 million hectare to 25.1 million hectare in 2016-17, recording an increase of 2.6% over previous year.
Australia was India’s 10th highest agricultural trading partner valued at $ 2.3 billion in 2016.
Mills can hold as much as 21 per cent of the sugar available with them in September.
As per all India average retail price, the prices have increased from Rs 15 per kg to Rs 28.94 per kg, says the Food ministry.
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