Guar Crop 2023 estimates/guesstimates It is a bit early to give out the 2023 crop estimates but on the basis of initial info that has been gathered from the market we can give you the following figures: Guar Seed 2023 crop estimate = 7.5 million bags of Guar Seed of 100 kg each = 210,000 MT […]
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Guar Seed Visuals from the 2023 Crop Guar seed arrivals from the 2023 crop have begun. The numbers are very small as yet – around 2500 bags (100 kg each) from the areas of Sri Ganganagar, Hanumangarh and Churu. For many of you who are buying Guar Gum powder but have never seen the Guar […]
Since our last Guar Market & Indian Southwest Monsoon Update dated 2-May-23, the IMD (Indian Meteorological Department) came out with an updated forecast on 26-May-23 wherein it is stated that “Region wise, the southwest monsoon seasonal rainfall is most likely to be below normal over Northwest India”. Northwest includes all the 3 Guar growing states […]
Based on information collected in the field, we believe that this year’s Psyllium crop is around 40-50% more than that of last year. However overall Psyllium Seed availability is going to be only around 20-25% more than last year. Please read on further for details. Rajasthan is the leading producer of Psyllium Seed in India […]
As a sequel to Skymet’s pan-India forecast released on 3-Apr-19, we give below Skymet’s quantitative distribution of Indian SW Monsoon rainfall over the Guar-growing areas of Northwest India. This region-wise forecast comes with an error margin of +/- 8%. Although the Southwest Monsoon 2019 is likely to make onset over Kerala on June 4, it seems […]
Yesterday the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) released its first Long Range Forecast of the 2019 Southwest Monsoon. The summary is as under: a) Southwest monsoon seasonal (June to September) rainfall over the country as a whole is likely to be near normal b) Quantitatively, the monsoon seasonal (June to September) rainfall is likely to be […]
As is well known, the Indian Southwest Monsoon plays a very important role in the development of the annual Guar crop here in India. It is therefore important to closely monitor the onset and progress of the monsoon and to that end we give below details of the first forecast for the Indian SW Monsoon […]
As of now the Guar Crop is estimated to be around 7 million bags which translates to 700,000 MT (Metric Tons) of Guar Seed or around 196,000 MT of Guar Splits. If it rains in western Rajasthan (Barmer and Jaisalmer areas) in the next fortnight, the crop figure can easily go up to 8 or […]
Given in the table below are the latest Guar sowing figures for Rajasthan – as on 7-Aug-18. As can be seen, the area covered for Guar is 2806K hectares against a target of 3500K hectares. The overall coverage might increase if the important Guar growing areas of Western Rajasthan receive rains in the next 7 […]
On Sunday 14-Jan-18, the Finance Minister of India launched India’s first agri-commodity options in Guar Seed. The options have been launched on NCDEX. Please click HERE to read the official circular and the contract specifications. In the coming weeks/months we will let you all know the impact of these options on the Guar market. Some […]