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KHARIF CROPS 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.

Maharashtra: One day bandhs, stalled procurement, letters to Centre, traders protest stock limits on pulses

July 09, 2021 9:10 am

To curb rising prices of pulses, the central government had introduced stock limits on holding of pulses.

Govt raises MSP for kharif crops, says doors for farm talks open

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.

Ahead of kharif season, government steps in to check pulse price rise

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.

Dry July, excess rain in August-end spell trouble for kharif crops

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.

Recovery in global food prices after slump during lockdowns may help farmers ahead of bumper kharif harvest

September 05, 2020 7:18 am

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s Food Price Index (FPI) averaged 96.1 points in August, rising for the third successive month, from 91 in May, 93.1 in June and 94.3 in July.

Maharashtra: After years of drought, some in Jalna lose kharif crop to flood just days after sowing

June 21, 2020 2:06 am

Farm bunds and small water retention structures collapsed in heavy rainfall on June 18, bringing mud and silt to farmland in the trough between Kajla and Ghotan villages, located 15 to 20 km from Jalna city.

Gujarat: Kharif sowing begins early, on four times the area usually cultivated

June 12, 2020 5:13 am

Compared to a normal rainfall of 17 mm, Gujarat has received 258 mm of rains in month of June so far, most of which were in Saurashtra and South Gujarat regions of the state, according to figures from the Indian Meteorological Department

11 lakh metric tonne urea needed for Kharif crops in Gujarat, says Union minister

June 30, 2019 4:06 am

Till June 24, 2019, farmers in the state had sowed just 18 per cent of the average 84.76 lakh hectares that is usually covered by Kharif crops in Gujarat.

Monsoon delayed, don't hurry with kharif sowing — Maharashtra CM tells farmers

June 07, 2019 9:45 pm

"Seventy lakh farmers are getting updates and guidance through SMSs. We have already issued advisories about delayed sowing and the entire state machinery is ready for the season," Maharashtra CM said.