New Delhi: In Maharashtra and Haryana, farmers’ prices have plummeted for nearly three years due to repeated fluctuations in the price volatility of dumping or feeding cattle.
Analysts say that the slippery slope of some vegetables during horticulture is leading to a decline in horticultural income.
Fresh crops were sold in Haryana and Toshan on Friday ₹50 by 25 kg per box or approx ₹2 per kg. On the other hand, the fall in prices has not changed much in the cities. In Delhi retail markets, vegetables sell for 20-30 rubles per kilogram.
India’s headline inflation fell to 12.1% in June 2021 and 1.8% in June 2020. Vegetable prices dropped by -8.73% (decreased by 8.73%) and decreased by -0.78 (repeated 0.78%) in June, according to official data.
The current greed, economists say, is linked to agricultural negotiations, which means that farmers will decide what to grow based on last year’s price perception.
According to the latest official estimates, India is set to harvest the largest vegetable crop at 329 million tons and 329 million tons.
Farmers at Nashik’s main shopping mall, for their part, said they were losing money and abandoning their produce because it was not enough to cover even the selling price. Hariri and farmers also said they could not repay the costs.
According to the Agricultural Expenditure and Prices Commission, one federal body includes one farmer ₹To grow 4 kg of tomatoes on its own soil. The cost of growing one kilogram of tomatoes can be increased by rented land and labor ₹8-10.
Delivery agents are telling us that wholesale markets in Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai have dropped by 6-8% in the last two days. Prash Kumawat, an official with the Agricultural Commodity Trading Committee in Nashik, said this was the immediate reason for the fall in prices.
Niya Singh, a producer at Chakri Dhadri in Haryana, said the total harvest 10 days ago was 25 kg.
Three commonly eaten vegetables – tomatoes, potatoes and onions – are subject to seasonal fluctuations. When prices fall, smallholder farmers who are unable to hold on to their produce are severely affected. On the other hand, sudden price fluctuations tend to hit consumers’ family budgets.
Potato production will grow by 10.5% compared to the previous year, with tomato and onion production slightly higher in the 2020-21 cycle. According to official figures, onion production will reach 26.9 million tons in 2020-21, up from 26.09 million tons last year. Tomato production is projected to reach 21 million tons by 2020-2021 compared to 20.55 million tons.
“If the production estimates of the Ministry of Agriculture’s forecasts are correct, such a fall in tomato prices is not expected, but this year may not be good for horticulturalists,” said analyst Ashok. With Comtrade, a commodity trading company.
According to experts, the shortage of gardeners could lead to uniform prices, and consumers could expect prices to rise if there were enough food processing facilities to clean tomatoes. Tomato wholesale prices in Maharashtra and Haryana are at a low level of almost three years, which is an example of the common volatility that farmers are known for dumping or feeding on cattle.