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Jayant Soren, 60, a potato cultivator in Hooghly district, said they have spent over Rs 30,000 (~413.55 USD) per bigha (~0.13 ha) on this year's production. (Courtesy: Gurvinder Singh)

Costly seed potatoes and a low guaranteed selling price (MSP) could spell disaster for West Bengal farmers

March 18, 2021
Potato cultivators in West Bengal were afraid they will face severe losses as the price of good quality seeds have skyrocketed even as the minimum support price (MSP) fixed has remained relatively low.


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