Onion harvesting, which has just begun in Kalahandi, is expected to pick up the pace in a few days and be completed around May 15.
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Onion prices were ruling at Rs 37/kg in Delhi and Chennai, while Rs 39/kg in Mumbai and Rs 43/kg in Kolkata on February 18.
The Honnavar betel leaf, known as the queen leaf, is grown only in a few pockets of the taluk.
Commissioner agent Rudresh Patil, who procured the onions, said he bought the onions at such a low rate mainly because of the poor quality of the produce.
More farmers are coming forward to cultivate this pungent vegetable in the past three years, thanks largely to the aid extended by both the State and Centre under NADP.
Usually, there is price fluctuation in small onions and Bellary onions during peak season. No matter how high the market price is, farmers get only the minimum return.
As the skies have opened up in Bengaluru and Tamil Nadu, onion growers of Gadag district are feeling the pinch.The prices have dropped by Rs 2,000 per quintal due to rain.
With a major portion of the harvest-ready shallots damaged in rains, traders are unable to export first grade quality shallots.
The onion farms are located in the Sinan and Muan islands in the southern part of South Korea. The salary promised is $1,500 monthly (around Rs 1,12,500 going by today’s exchange rate).
Pandey said the average onion price was ruling at Rs 41.5 per kg on October 21, much lower than Rs 55.6 per kg in the year-ago period.
In the past 10 days the price has increased twice as much. On Monday, a kg of onion was sold at Rs 40.
The GI Tag gives the crop a unique identity and wider markets, agriculture department officials said .
Vijayawada division’s business development unit had conducted meetings with farmers and traders of the surrounding areas who expressed their willingness for inter-state supply of their produce.