NEWS
India Supplies More Wheat
Thu Mar 7, 2013 11:01 AM CST

NEW DELHI (Dow Jones) -- An Indian ministerial panel Thursday cleared a food ministry proposal to allow private companies to export 5 million metric tons of wheat in the next three months by sourcing the grain from government stocks, Food Minister K.V. Thomas said.

This is the first time that India is allowing private companies to export wheat from government stocks.

The panel has fixed the minimum price for exports at $320 a ton, government officials and trade executives said.

India has emerged as a big supplier of wheat in the international market over the past few months as it ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Super Food Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-pe...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
Related News Stories
Russia Wheat Exports Grow
IGC Hikes Global Wheat Outlook
Letters to the Editor
Grain Piling Up Due to Rail Backups
IGC Raises Wheat 2014-15 Output
Exporters Report Wheat Sale
HRS Tour -- Final
HRS Wheat Tour -- Day 2
HRS Wheat Tour -- Day 1
HRS Wheat Tour Preview