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Pumpkin seeds: prices continue to rise

May 10, 2021 12:37 PM, Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING. In a few days the sowing for this year's pumpkin seed crop will be completed and so far it looks like the forecasts of a smaller acreage will be confirmed.

Up to 50% smaller acreage

Pumpkin seed sowing is slowly coming to an end in China. In the growing regions of Xinjiang and Inner Mongolia, farmers are expected to be able to complete sowing by the end of next week. Reports so far indicate that the acreage for Shine Skin in both Inner Mongolia and Xinjiang will be about 20-30% smaller than last year, and in northeast China sowing is said to have been reduced by as much as 50%.

Farmgate prices are trending upwards

Since the beginning of April, farmgate prices for Shine Skins o

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