symbolic photo of soybeans
Soyabean prices have come down drastically in Maharashtra. Due to which the farmers are suffering a lot. Farmers are angry with the government due to the falling soybean prices. To deal with this problem, the farmers of Kumbhargaon in Patan taluka here have taken a unique decision. The troubled farmers have collectively announced that we will not sell soybeans until the price of soybean is available at the rate of Rs 10,000 per quintal. The farmers of the village have said that they will keep soybeans in storage but will not sell them at low prices.
The price of soybean was more than Rs 10 thousand per quintal last month. But due to the arrival of new crop and the decision to import 12 lakh tonnes of soymeal cake, the price has come down to Rs 4000 to 5000 a quintal. In such a situation, farmers have called for uniting to get the right price for their produce. So that the hard work of the farmers gets the fruits.
Soybean prices are fluctuating day by day. With the festival approaching, traders expect soyabean arrivals to increase. However, no matter how bad the situation, the farmers of Kumbhargaon have decided not to sell soybeans till they get the price of Rs 10,000 per quintal.
hence the decision
Most of the farmers of Kumbhargaon are small holdings. Hence the livelihood of his family depends on cash crops. Out of which the prices of the main crop soybean are falling. Soybean was priced at Rs 10,000 at the beginning of the season. However, these rates have not remained stable and have come down significantly. Most of the farmers of the village have taken this decision because this question arises. That if the main crop is sold at a lower price, then how will the family be able to support it in future.
Maharashtra is the second largest producing state
Madhya Pradesh is the largest soybean producing state. Maharashtra is at number two. Soybean is an important oilseed crop here. Here the harvesting of the crop is in the final stage. But the farmers are still disappointed due to not getting the right price of soybean. Farmers say that even the cost of production will not come out from the current rate. That’s why he has called upon the traders not to come to the village to buy crops before the rate of Rs 10,000 is fixed.
What is the current price of soybeans
Soybean was priced at Rs 11,000 at the start of the season. However, after that the prices started falling and it still remains. At present, its model price ranges from Rs 3,851 to Rs 5,650 in different mandis of Maharashtra. Its model price is Rs 5,641 in Ahmednagar Mandi, Rs 4,000 in Chandrapur and Rs 4,270 a quintal in Wani.
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