Maize prices in Davanagere of Karnataka significantly rose this year due to fall arrivals on lower production. Arrivals dropped from 10000 quintals during November last year to 4000 quintal on November 2023. Upto November end 2022 arrivals were at 1,18,000 quintals and upto November 20, 2023 arrivals was only 51,164 quintals. During 2023 Kharif crop planting were at 1.25 lakh hectares but crops were damaged to the extent of 75% due to insufficent rains according to the news sources. Arrivals during 2022 Kharif season were at 10.72 lakh quintals and during this season likely to drop by 75% according to the trade sources.