July 25, 2022 9:02 am
Less area getting planted under paddy in UP, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal is, nevertheless, disturbing from a different standpoint. This whole belt, together with Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Assam, has sufficient groundwater resources for sustainable rice cultivation.
July 16, 2022 6:45 am
According to the Union Agriculture Ministry’s latest data, farmers have planted a total area of 592.11 lakh hectares (lh) so far in this kharif season from June. This is more than the 591.30 lh covered during the corresponding period of 2021
July 07, 2022 12:08 am
“Due to good rains, farmers are happy. Normally, Kharif crops are sown between June 20 and July 10. So according to me, the monsoon has been on time... The status of Kharif sowing is also good," said Patel told mediapersons Wednesday.
April 28, 2022 3:02 am
The Cabinet approved the subsidy, worth Rs 60,939.23 crore, including support for indigenous fertilisers through freight subsidy and additional support for indigenous manufacturing and imports of Di-ammunium phosphate (DAP).
January 28, 2022 7:37 am
🔴 Officials expect 25 per cent drop in production due to winter rain. Under the open general license, around 6.5 lakh tonnes of tur has arrived in the country.
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.
July 09, 2021 9:10 am
To curb rising prices of pulses, the central government had introduced stock limits on holding of pulses.
June 10, 2021 11:12 am
The MSP increase ahead of the kharif season was approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
May 25, 2021 10:35 am
Damaged crop and reduced per acre yield has seen pulses trading either at or above the government declared Minimum Support Price (MSP). Thus growers of urad and moong as well as tur had seen good realizations despite the increase in sown area.
September 10, 2020 10:03 am
Ground reports from Madhya Pradesh (MP), India’s largest soyabean and urad (black gram) producer, suggest significant damage to the crop -- first from an extended dry spell in July and then too much rain towards the last week of August.