August 10, 2019 1:57 am
As of August 5, farmers had completed sowing in 63.64 lakh hectare (lh) area, data available with the Directorate of Agriculture of Gujarat show.
July 01, 2019 8:05 am
The data sourced from the Punjab Agriculture Department, till June 24, Punjab had completed Kharif sowing on 18.68 lakh hectares, which is nearly 52 per cent of the total sowing, against the 11.50 lakh hectares on the same date last year which was around 32 per cent of the total kharif crop sowing.
October 15, 2018 3:04 am
In order to ensure that areas under the Narmada command area do not fall short of water during the remaining part of the year, we are trying to refurbish by lifting water from Mahi,” said an official of SSNNL.
September 05, 2018 3:56 am
The state has received an average rainfall of 823 mm between June 1 and September 4. In terms of percentage, it comes to 86.1 per cent. The water level in dams has been recorded at 66.1 per cent.
August 20, 2018 4:05 am
After almost a dry phase of over three weeks, the latest spell of rainfall has brought relief as water scarcity situation loomed over the state.
July 28, 2018 7:09 am
One reason for the MSPs not having the desired impact could be the delayed announcement. Farmers usually make sowing decisions before the onset of the monsoon.
July 20, 2018 8:58 am
Raising procurement prices of kharif crops will only give false hope to farmers.
July 01, 2018 12:21 am
Sanjay Patel, a rice farmer from Kanij village of Kheda district says, “Sowing as been delayed compared to last year. Like all the others in our village, I too will be sowing paddy in a few days time.”
May 14, 2016 1:31 am
Around 58 lakh hectares in the state have been affected due to two consecutive droughts.
December 03, 2015 1:28 am
While it rained 103.5 per cent of normal in June, the corresponding ratios stood at 32.3 per cent in July, 55 per cent in August, 75 per cent in September and a little less than 50 per cent in October.