Agri Price Watch: Wholesale prices of onions in Neemuch, Madhya Pradesh

Last Modified: Sat Dec 07 2019 21:09:58 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 13 Apr 2016
    30 paise/kg - Drop in prices due to a bumper harvest and low demand. Nearly 5,000 bags of onion have been arriving in Neemuch mandi with few takers. Dayaram Patidar, a farmer from Diken, told PTI. "We are forced to throw away the crop in the garbage as we are not even recovering the money spent on transportation from fields to the mandi."
  • 26 Dec 2016
    Re. 1/kg - Prices have dropped due to multiple factors such as lower demand and transporters refusing to ply long routes as a fall out of demonitization. Prem Patidar, a Neemuch farmer was forced to sell his produce at one-fifth the production cost.
  • 05 Dec 2018
    30 - 50 paise/kg - Drop in prices due to a bumper harvest and low quality. Indarmal Patidar, a farmer from Kelukheda village of Neemuch district, said he was offered a price of 50 paise per kilogram when he arrived at the mandi to to sell his onion stock of 15 quintals.
  • 07 Nov 2019
    Rs. 40 - 50/kg - Steep increase in prices due to a bumper harvest and low quality. This season, the crop was sown only over 1,200 hectares in the region as against the 3,000 hectares in most seasons. To make matters worse, persistant rain has damaged most of the crop.