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CROP DIVERSIFICATION NEWS

Punjab to miss crop diversification target again this year

July 09, 2021 4:49 am

Punjab has completed sowing of paddy and other Kharif crops including cotton on over 19 lakh hectares till date.

Centre should support crop diversification in Punjab like it did during Green Revolution: Experts

November 03, 2020 11:04 am

The Centre has been providing upto Rs 100 crore for diversification under various schemes, but experts say this is not even a drop in the ocean, especially for a state like Punjab where paddy and wheat grow on around 63 lakh hectares (155.61 lakh acres) during Rabi and Kharif seasons.

Explained: Can high-yield varieties of maize help in crop diversification in Punjab?

November 29, 2019 8:20 am

What is the total area under Maize cultivation in Punjab? To diversify from paddy, how much area should Punjab bring under maize? All your questions answered.

Agriculture can’t wait

June 04, 2014 12:36 am

While RBI is holding rates steady, government needs to overhaul food markets.

Diverse first results

December 13, 2013 3:37 am

In Punjab’s first season of crop diversification,basmati scores on all counts,maize and cotton lose on production but gain on prices.

Pawar for crop diversification in Northeast

November 30, 2013 1:50 am

Pawar said the region held tremendous potential in the agricultural front.

Badal aims to cut area under paddy by 13 lakh hectares

September 22, 2012 9:08 am

The Punjab government on Friday said it will soon initiate steps to bring down area under paddy and encourage farmers to go for crop diversification.

Badal seeks Rs 1,000 cr for crop diversification

August 26, 2012 4:48 am

Punjab has sought financial assistance of Rs 1,000 crore from the Centre for creation of infrastructure to encourage crop diversification in the state.

At agri meet,experts promote crop diversification

August 22, 2012 3:46 am

Amardeep Singh Cheema,member of the Planning Commission,suggested a special purpose vehicle to develop a Rs 20-crore network,which will provide agriculture-related services.

Crop diversification plan hits rough patch

September 02, 2011 3:38 am

The Punjab government’s plans of crop diversification seems to have hit a rough patch as area under horticulture has increased by just 7,000 hectares this year.

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