Onion Farmers

Kurnool onion farmers suffer as market shut due to pandemic

The Kurnool market yard was shut after some traders there tested positive for coronavirus.

published on : 30th July 2020

Not demand in domestic market, sought-after abroad

The onion farmers, who cultivated Krishnapuram (KP) variety of onions, are a happy lot with the Centre announcing that it would lift ban on export of this variety in a couple of days.

published on : 5th February 2020

Angry onion farmers dump produce on road

Nearly 40 lorries and 300 tractors carrying onions have been arriving at the Kurnool Agriculture Market daily for the past 15 days. Onion is cultivated in 25,000 hectares in the district. 

published on : 7th September 2018

Bumper harvest to blame for onion glut

Farmers from Bellary, Raichur, Siruguppa and other parts of Karnataka and Mahabubnagar in Telangana are also bringing their onion produce to Kurnool market hoping for a better price

published on : 4th September 2018

Helpdesk set up at Kurnool Market Yard for onion ryots

The District Collector promised to solve the problems of farmers if they approach him directly.

published on : 3rd September 2018

CPI chief urges government to take market intervention steps for onion farmers

There is no remunerative price in Kurnool Market Yard and no takers for their produce.

published on : 3rd September 2018