Cotton auctioned

Cotton was auctioned for Rs. 1 crore at the Konganapuram branch of the Tiruchengode Agricultural Producers’ Cooperative Marketing Society near Edappadi on Saturday. While PT cotton variety fetched a price between Rs. 4,500 and Rs. 6,399 per quintal, the DCH variety fetched a price between Rs. 5,900 and Rs. 6,369 per quintal. About 4,500 bags of cotton was auctioned for Rs. 1 crore, society sources said.

Turmeric auctioned

Turmeric was auctioned for Rs. 50 lakh at the Tiruchengode Agricultural Producers’ Cooperative Marketing Society in Tiruchengode town on Saturday. While ‘virali’ variety fetched a price between Rs. 7,222 and Rs. 9,219 per quintal, ‘kizhangu’ variety fetched a price between Rs. 6,699 and Rs. 7,709 per quintal and ‘panangali’ variety between Rs. 11,899 and Rs. 6,199 per quintal, , society sources said.

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