Banana Price: Battle of farmers cultivating banana, record price made a loss


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At 3:45 AM August 9, 2022

Aug 09, 2022 | 9:12 am

On one side, in Maharashtra, where Nanded district has suffered the most due to rain, on the other hand there is a picture which seems to be relieved to the farmers of this district. Because banana is getting a record price in the district. So far, the rate of Rs 1000 to 2000 per quintal was never received in the district. But, now due to increasing demand for banana in North India, the price is getting from 2,500 to 3000 rupees per quintal. Farmers say that for the first time they are getting such a price for banana. Due to this, crop loss has been compensated.

prices had increased further due to Shravan month. Banana rate has been good since the start of the season. Otherwise, there was usually a rate of 300 to 500 rupees. Demand is increasing due to decrease in production. This year, banana garden was damaged in many districts of Maharashtra due to natural disaster. Earlier this year, the price of banana was only Rs 400 to Rs 800 per quintal, so farmers were worried about the increase in prices.

however, production started decreasing after rain in June and traders They started demanding more. In such a situation, a record increase in prices is being seen. In June, the banana rate was Rs 1,500 to Rs 1,800 per quintal, while in July the price has come from 2,000 to 3,000. Farmers who cultivate banana are very happy this year because the loss has been compensated by good prices. This year there is a huge gap in demand and supply, which farmers are benefiting.

banana growers say that in the last two years, leave the matter of banana income, on the contrary we farmers There was a loss. It was difficult to get out till the cost. At the same time, banana gardens had to suffer heavy losses even in unseasonal rains. Farmers said that during the time of Korona, farmers were forced to throw bananas on the streets.

Last year, farmers were struggling with the decline in production and double prices of low prices. The demand for banana remains throughout the year, but due to the corona and the closure of the market, the farmers felt disappointed. Many people also destroyed banana gardens. While the outbreak of pests was also seen at gardens in the season this year, due to which there has been a huge decline in production, but good prices are compensating it.

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