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Soybean Market | Refined Soy Oil Futures Edge Up 0... (Apr 23, 2018)
Refined soy oil prices were trading up by 0.17 per cent to Rs 775.70 10 kg in futures trade as speculators raised bets, tracking a firm trend at the spot market on pick-up in demand. At the ... more
Soybean Prices Rolled Down by Rs 28 to Rs 3,860 Pe... (Apr 09, 2018)
New Delhi: Soybean prices rolled down by Rs 28 to Rs 3,860 per quintal in futures trade on Friday as participants cut down their positions coupled with weak global cues. At the National Commodity ... more
GM soybean imports only after regulator’s approval... (Mar 12, 2018)
New Delhi: The Union environment ministry has asked the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) to stop imports of genetically modified (GM) soybean for food or feed without the approval of the ... more
BSE signs pact with Soybean Processors Association... (Feb 28, 2018)
Leading bourse BSE today signed a pact with Soybean Processors Association of India (SOPA) for the growth and development of commodity market and its value-chain participants, enabling them to ... more
Soybean Market | Soybean Output for 2017-18 Down |... (Feb 22, 2018)
India’s soybean output is at 83.5 lakh tonne for the harvesting season 2017-18, about 24% lower than 109 lakh tonne reported in the previous year, the latest survey by the apex industry body ... more
Soybean | Soybean Oils Up on Mills Buying | Soybea... (Jan 29, 2018)
Prices of palmolein and Soybean oil firmed up by up to Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale oils and oilseeds market today on increased buying by vanaspati millers amid a firm trend overseas. Castor ... more
Trade body puts soybean supply at 104 lakh tonnes ... (Jan 22, 2018)
Soybean oil prices fell further by Rs 50 per quintal in an otherwise steady wholesale oils and oilseeds market today owing to slackened demand. However, other edible and non-edible oils moved in a ... more
Soybean Production | Trade body puts soybean suppl... (Jan 19, 2018)
AHMEDABAD: The Soybean Processors Association of India (SOPA) has, in its first quarterly estimates, put the total supply of the bean at 104.49 lakh tonnes (lt) for the oil year 2017-18, with ... more
Soybean and Palmolein Oils Slide on Sluggish Deman... (Jan 04, 2018)
Prices of palmolein and soybean oil drifted lower by Rs 50 per quintal at the wholesale oils and oilseeds market owing to slackened demand. However, other edible and non-edible oils moved in a ... more
Canadian Soy Health Claim Not Affected by U.S. Ann... (Dec 27, 2017)
Canada’s health claim for soy protein and cholesterol reduction is not impacted by the recent announcement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposing to revoke a health claim in the ... more
USDA Maintains India’s Soybean Production Unchange... (Dec 05, 2017)
The latest release by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), The M.Y. 2017/18 soybean production estimate remains unchanged at 10 MMT on 10.6 million hectares, pending further availability ... more
Stem Fly (Chakrabhunga) Insect Management of Soy C... (Dec 04, 2017)
Soybean crops are cultivated in large amount in Vidarbha. However, farmer conducted surveys from time to time on soybean crops, Stem fly (chakrabhunga) major pest of soybean in all the soybean ... more
Prices of Soybean Oils Rose by Rs. 100 per Quintal... (Nov 30, 2017)
Prices of soybean and sesame oils rose by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale oils and oilseeds market today on uptick in demand from retailers. However, other edible and non-edible oils moved in a ... more
Fall in Soybean Prices (Nov 20, 2017)
Weak global cues and decline in buying support dragged soy oil with soy refined quoted at ₹685-88, while soy solvent ruled at ₹655-58 for 10 kg. Weak Soybean declined to ₹2,750 a quintal. In ... more
Soy News : Crop Damages Lift Soybean Prices (Sep 21, 2017)
Reports of decline in soybean area and damage to the crop in some parts of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra as reported by the Soybean Processors Association of India (SOPA) in its report here few ... more
New Scheme by MP Government to Help Soybean Farmer... (Sep 13, 2017)
Recently Madhya Pradesh government comes up with the new scheme to help its soybean farmers. This scheme likely to have an adverse impact on other soya-cultivating states like Maharashtra and ... more
According to Survey estimates 6.4% drop in soybean... (Aug 28, 2017)
In its first survey on soybean crop for kharif season 2017, the Soybean Processors' Association of India (SOPA) has reported a 6.4 per cent decline in the area under soybean at 102.6 lakh hectares ... more
Prices of Soybean Have Started Showing Recovery (Aug 18, 2017)
Soybean and mustard seed have started showing rise because of the government's move to raise the import duty on edible oil has had a positive impact on the prices of Soybean and mustard seed. In ... more
Fumigannt Safety (Jul 13, 2017)
Fumigants are used to manage insect pests in agricultural fields, grain storage facilities, and residential environments. These products are considered restricted use. Fumigants are toxic chemicals ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jul 10, 2017)
Soybean prices in the international market increased on Monday. Soybean prices increased by 2 percent which was upto four month high due to fear of worst weather conditions. The most active Soybean ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jul 07, 2017)
Soybean prices in the international market were firmed on Friday. The most active soybean contract on Chicago Board of Trade increased to 3-1/2 on Thursday, which was high for a fourth straight ... more
Slight Changes to USDA WASDE Report in June (Jul 06, 2017)
The USDA's June WASDE report of world supply and consumption projections contained several changes from the May report for corn and soybeans. The release of the Grain Stocks and Acreage reports on ... more
Conditions Favor Early Season Soybean Dieases (Jul 06, 2017)
Following are brief descriptions of some of the soybean diseases which may be injuring seedlings. Pythium: Wet conditions are favorable for Pythium which is our most common seedling disease of ... more
Top 10 suggestions for Tractor Safety (Jul 05, 2017)
Tractors are the primary source of work related injuries on farms, nationally, nearly one-third farm work fatalities are tractor related. In recent years, June and July have been the months when ... more
Hail damage to Soybean: Evaluation and Replant Opt... (Jul 05, 2017)
Soybean plants with significant amounts of green tissue remaining are likely to survive early-season hail damage, as they can regrow from axillary buds located at the juncture of the stem and ... more
Brown Spots in Soybeans (Jul 04, 2017)
Brown spot developing this early in soybeans may lead to premature leaf drop, hence significantly reducing soybean yield. Brown spot symptoms start as small dark brown lesions. These can expand to ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jul 03, 2017)
Soybean prices in the international market increased on Monday. Also, soybeans hit their highest since late May. China's soymeal futures raised by 4 percent on Monday which is their biggest one day ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jun 30, 2017)
CBOT soybeans are set for weekly rise. CBOT soybeans have increased more than 1 percent when both markets of corn and soybean turned low in the last week. For this month, soybeans are little ... more
Soybean Planting Dates, Re-planting, Seeding Rates... (Jun 29, 2017)
June is usually the time of the year when full season soybean is kicking into high gear and we begin planting double-crop soybean. Unbelievably, double-crop soybean is wrapping up in many areas due ... more
Soybeans and the June 30 USDA Reports (Jun 29, 2017)
The USDA will release the quarterly Grain Stocks report, with estimates of crop inventories as of June 1, and the annual Acreage report on June 30. For soybeans, the stocks estimate is typically ... more
Simple Technique for Scheduling Irrigation (Jun 28, 2017)
Soil cum sand mini plot technique: In this method, one cubic meter pit is dug in the middle of field. Crops are grown as usual in the entire area of the field including the pit area. The plants in ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jun 28, 2017)
Soybean prices in the international market increased into a fourth consecutive sessions. The most active soybean contract on Chicago Board of Trade increased to 0.1 percent to $9.12 – 1 / 4 a ... more
Curative measures to improve damaged lands (Jun 27, 2017)
Surface and Sub Surface Drainage: On construction of drainage scheme the sub soil water level that goes down the damaged areas are dried up and are brought back to cultivation after adopting ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jun 27, 2017)
U.S. soybeans prices increased by 0.5 percent on Tuesday which increased gains into a third session after the U.S. Department of Agriculture set the condition of the crop below market expectations. ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jun 26, 2017)
Soybean prices raised higher in the international market. The most active soybean contract on Chicago Board of Trade increased to 0.4 percent to $9.08 – 1 /4 a bushel which was closed by little ... more
Application of Manure to Double Crop Soybeans (Jun 21, 2017)
In recent years, there has been more interest from livestock producers in applying manure to newly planted soybeans to provide moisture to help get the crop emerged. Both swine and dairy manure can ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jun 21, 2017)
Soybean prices were nearly firm to 0.5 percent in the international market on Wednesday. The most active soybean contract on Chicago Board of Trade climbed high to 0.32 percent to $9.30-3/4 a ... more
Possible Causes of Yellow Soybeans (Jun 20, 2017)
Nitrogen deficiency: In fields that have been extremely wet or extremely dry, or under severe early heat stress, rhizobial nodule development can be delayed, resulting in Nitrogen deficiency. With ... more
Soybean Cultivation Process (Jun 20, 2017)
Planting time: Sow soybeans in spring 2 to 3 weeks after the average last frost date when the soil has warmed to at least 60°F. Soybeans grow best where the daytime temperature averages between 60° ... more
Practices of seeds and sowing (Jun 19, 2017)
For cultivation of any field crop, one must follow the recommended practices of seeds and sowing to harvest maximum yield of the crop. Seed rate: The seed rate per unit area depends on germination ... more
Soybean prices raised higher in the international ... (Jun 19, 2017)
The Chicago soybean prices were little changed in early Asian Trade. Soybean prices increased for a third session due to strong demand in the international market. On Thursday, the monthly U.S ... more
Precautions to be taken while preparing fertilizer... (Jun 16, 2017)
Do not mix the fertilizer containing ammonia like Ammonium Sulphate with basically reactive fertilizers like lime, basic slag, Rock Phosphate and Calcium Cyanide as losses of Nitrogen may result ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jun 16, 2017)
Soybean prices on U.S processing raised higher in the international market on Friday. Soybeans made progress higher than expected crushing in May on behind of strong demand in the United States. ... more
Objectives of Conducting Weed Control (Jun 15, 2017)
To determine the herbicidal activity of a new unestablished compound on a weed or crop specied. To determine the optimum rate, time and method of application of herbicide on specific weed species ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jun 15, 2017)
Soybean prices in the international market decreased for a second day on Thursday after easing in the last session as plentiful supplies from South America and rain estimates in the U.S. grain belt ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jun 14, 2017)
Soybean prices in the international market increased on Wednesday. The most active soybean contract on Chicago Board of trade increased to 0.1 percent to $9.33-1/2 a bushel which was set to 0.1 ... more
Soil and Climatic Conditions for Soybeans (Jun 14, 2017)
There are several climatic conditions required for the proper growth of Soybean; they include: Rainfall: Soybeans can be grown throughout the year in the tropics and subtropics, if water is ... more
Treating, Sowing and Side dressing of the Soybean ... (Jun 13, 2017)
Treating: Treating and sowing seed usually Rhizobium inoculation is not required in fields where legumes are cultivated. But newly opened lands need Rhizobium bacteria inoculations at 10 grams per ... more
Preparing the field for Soybean Plantings (Jun 12, 2017)
Land tillage operation helps in making the soil fertile for good germination, increase soil porosity and aeration for healthy plant growth, and kill weeds that compete with the crop for nutrients, ... more
Weed Control in Rainfed Agriculture (Jun 12, 2017)
Weed cause considerable damage to the crops in general and in dryland. The weeds complete with crop plants in respect of moisture and nutrients. The moisture as such is already in short supply in ... more

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