Madhvi Sally

Special Correspondent, ETETPrime Author Data ETPrime Author Data 100% 11 Agri reporter based in New Delhi, tracking the commodity market, food sector, trends in the hinterland to policy matters.Prime minister awardee for excellence in journalism in agricultural research and development in 2014. Invited to USA and Canada on an exchange program to see their farm and allied sector. In the past 15 years have reported from different geographies- Chandigarh, Gujarat and New Delhi which has exposed me to the highly fragmented Indian farm sector and its regional variations. Have tried my hand at organic farming. Catch me on twitter @MadhviSallyET or madhvi.sally@timesgroup.com Screen reader support enabled. Agri reporter based in New Delhi, tracking the commodity market, food sector, trends in the hinterland to policy matters.Prime minister awardee for excellence in journalism in agricultural research and development in 2014. Invited to USA and Canada on an exchange program to see their farm and allied sector. In the past 15 years have reported from different geographies- Chandigarh, Gujarat and New Delhi which has exposed me to the highly fragmented Indian farm sector and its regional variations. Have tried my hand at organic farming. Catch me on twitter @MadhviSallyET or madhvi.sally@timesgroup.com
  • Prices of vegetable, pulses, grains, sugar fall on poor demand

    Prices of vegetable, pulses, grains, sugar fall on poor demand

    The prices are likely to remain weak till mid-June, industry insiders said, citing continued transportation issues with many state borders sealed, preventing traders from travelling to other states to make wholesale purchases. Onion traders are anticipating big losses for farmers as the country is expected to harvest a bumper crop of rabi onions.

    Contract farming to help farmers, says industry

    Contract farming to help farmers, says industry

    “A deeper engagement between the farmers and food processors or retailers helps in guiding the farmers align the crop varieties, quality, farm management practices etc with what the market wants,” said S Sivakumar, head, Agri & Tech, ITC Limited.

    Tomato in Delhi plunges to Rs 1-2 a kg, onion to Rs 8

    Tomato in Delhi plunges to Rs 1-2 a kg, onion to Rs 8

    Tomato prices have crashed to Rs 1-2 per kg while onions have fallen to about Rs 8 per kg in Delhi’s wholesale market because of weak demand and strong supply in the harvest season, which will keep prices low, traders said.

    Bt cotton: Delhi HC dismisses Monsanto plea against CCI probe

    Bt cotton: Delhi HC dismisses Monsanto plea against CCI probe

    The fair trade regulator had ordered a probe in 2016 for alleged abuse of Monsanto's dominant position in India in Bt cotton business, based on a complaint filed by the government and other seed companies. Monsanto main argument that the CCI jurisdiction stood excluded in matter related to exercise of patent rights by the patent holder was rejected.

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