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India: ‘Potato to be Rs650 to Rs750 per quintal in Jan-March 2017’

Forecasting the wholesale farm prices of potato in the forthcoming potato  season, the scientists of the Agricultural Economics Department, College of Agriculture, Pant varsity, said that  the wholesale price of potato would be in the range of Rs650 to Rs750 per  quintal  during January-March 2017. The forecast has been made under a project, ‘Network Project on Market Intelligence’ which is under operation in the department. The main objective of the project is to release price forecasts of selected agricultural commodities before sowing and during harvesting. The project team of Pantnagar Centre under the supervision of  the principal investigator, Dr Anil Kumar, conducted the  market survey. More