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kharif crops


Falling rice acreage in eastern India is symptom of a larger problem with environmental, equity, fiscal dimensions

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.

Monsoon revives: Kharif crop area rises, but rice, arhar remain concern

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

Farmers happy with this year’s Kharif sowing, says Gujarat agri minister

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.

Cabinet okays subsidy hike for P&K fertilisers in Kharif season

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).

Tur prices above MSP, most farmers not keen to sell their produce

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.

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.