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Potato prices come down in Bengal


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Potatoe prices, which had skyrocketed in July following low production, came down by an average of 18 percent in West Bengal retail markets in September after ... Read more...

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Bumper potato crop nightmare for Agra farmers


December 11th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 11 (IANS) Potato cultivators in Uttar Pradesh's Agra region are a distressed lot these days. Their hopes of hitting a goldmine with a bumper crop this season have ... Read more...

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Agra growers in distress as potato goes cheap


September 13th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 13 (IANS) Farmers in the potato-growing belt of Agra region, which accounts for more than 30 percent of the country's yield, are in peril as market prices continue ... Read more...

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Volatile supply from India may hit Bangladesh potato price


October 30th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 30 (IANS) A "volatile" supply from India and a bad crop this year may lead to an increase in potato prices in Bangladesh ahead of the season approaching Bakr Eid, ... Read more...

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Rising prices put potatoes out of commoner’s reach


September 1st, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 1 (IANS) Rising prices of essential items seem to be taking their toll on the common man here. First it were the pulses and now it is the king of ... Read more...

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Bumper crop multiplies Agra potato farmers’ woes


March 26th, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by admin
By Brij Khandewal Agra, March 26 (IANS) They were rejoicing after a bumper potato crop this year. But potato cultivators in the Agra region are now despairing over "house full" signboards at cold ... Read more...

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