January 08, 2021 8:08 am
Rains in the last couple of days have damaged crops such as ragi, cotton, rabi jowar, maize, tur, sunflower, in North and South Karnataka region. The current spell of unseasonal rain is also affecting the ongoing coffee harvest.
October 28, 2020 10:28 am
The shortfall in supply will result in minimal export of the deoiled soya cake, said Naresh Goenka, vice-president of the Soyabean Processors Association of India (SOPA).
October 22, 2020 3:49 am
With business activity and consumption set back by a fresh wave of infections, the state government’s economic forecast has earlier projected a 16.4 per cent contraction in its economy in terms of gross value added for the year ending March 2021.
October 22, 2020 1:45 am
Fadnavis said the state government should immediately announce a relief package and reiterated that farmers should be asked to send photographs of their damaged field, which should serve as evidence for giving them compensation.
April 20, 2020 12:57 am
“Thunderstorm will be experienced over Sangli, Satara, Kolhapur, Solapur, Nanded, Latur, Osmanabad and Beed districts during the afternoon hours. Farmers must watch out and protect their agriculture produce,” said a senior official from the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mumbai.
November 22, 2019 9:53 pm
During a review meeting, divisional commissioner Rajaram Mane informed that 21.58 lakh hectares of land has been affected due to the unseasonal rain in Nashik division which includes Nashik, Jalgaon, Dhule, Nandurbar and Ahmednagar districts.
November 05, 2019 3:51 am
While scant shower had caused concern during its growth phase, farmers had reported good crop health after the state received sufficient rain. The unseasonal rain, Jain said, however, damaged the crop during the ongoing picking (harvest) period.
November 05, 2019 3:26 am
Worst affected are the region’s subsistence farmers, with land holdings of barely one or two acres. Jamruddi Gulab Shaikh of Chaklamba village, whose sons are daily wage labourers in the nearby towns, said she hasn’t had a decent crop in the last four or five years.
May 25, 2015 7:57 am
Higher procurement despite dip in production may help fight criticism.
May 14, 2015 4:32 am
Narinderjit had five acres of land but had taken 35 acres on contract. Villagers said he lost potato crop on 34 fields during the heavy rain in February and March.