India: Sugarcane output per hectare rises in UP
DATE 29Jul 2021

Uttar Pradesh has scored another high with the sugarcane cultivation. According to a government spokesman, the average cane production reached 815 quintal per hectare in 2020-21. In the last fiscal year, the average cane production was to the tune of 811 quintal per hectare. Shamli district in western Uttar Pradersh has topped the chart by… Read More »

India: CM urged to announce SAP for sugarcane
DATE 29Jul 2021

The State Sugarcane Cultivators Association has urged the new Chief Minister, Basavaraj Bommai, to focus on the problems being faced by farmers and help them tide over the financial crisis. Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, Kurubur Shanthakumar, president of the association, said that the State Advisory Price (SAP) for sugarcane for the year… Read More »

USA: Brazil government warns of frosts in corn and wheat areas
DATE 29Jul 2021

Freezing temperatures on Wednesday and Thursday will hit crops like corn and wheat in Brazil’s southern and southeastern states, according to a warning issued to farmers by the government’s food supply and statistics agency Conab.

Brazil: Guatemala records a 7.2% reduction in sugar harvest in 2021
DATE 29Jul 2021

The 2020-2021 sugar harvest in Guatemala closed with a production of 2.56 million metric tons, 7.2% less than the previous season, informed Thursday, the entrepreneurs of that sector of the country. According to the Guatemalan Sugar Producers Association (Asazgua) statistics, the total harvest between 2020 and 2021 was 55,758,979 quintals, some 2.56 million tons.

Thailand: Covid-19 closes Phetchabun sugar factory
DATE 29Jul 2021

A sugar factory in Si Thep district has been ordered closed for seven days after about 90 workers there were found to be infected with Covid-19, the provincial communicable disease committee announced. The sugar factory, of Thai Roong Ruang Industry Co, is located at Moo 9 village in tambom Si Thep, Si Thep district.