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Monday, October 18, 2021

kharif season


Haryana to include bajra under Bhavantar Bharpayee Yojana

September 28, 2021 5:37 pm

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar says his state is the first in the country to implement the scheme.

Kharif cotton procurement should begin in November: Maharashtra minister

September 22, 2021 9:53 pm

The directives come in the wake of a delay in the last kharif season due to Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, for which procurement centres did not open on time.

Ahead of state elections, govt takes steps to control food inflation

September 16, 2021 12:15 am

After imposition of stock limits in pulses, the central government has now increased the import window for pulses and soymeal, allowing imports to arrive not later than January 31, 2022.

Groundnut acreage in Gujarat 8% lower than last year’s record mark

August 23, 2021 3:45 am

According to the latest data of the director of agriculture (DAG) of Gujarat, farmers have sown groundnut in total 19.01 lh.

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.

Maharashtra: Slow disbursement of crop loan worries farmers ahead of kharif season

June 06, 2021 12:21 am

The non-disbursement of 87 per cent of crop loan has led the state cooperation and marketing department to issue a stern directive to financial institutions.

Availability of quality seeds a concern for soybean farmers in Maharashtra

May 30, 2021 8:54 am

In many cases, instead of selling their produce to seed manufacturers, farmers have sold them in the open market. Many private seed companies have also curtailed operations due to the legal hassles they faced last year.

State to keep buffer stock of urea to avoid shortage in kharif season

May 12, 2021 6:40 pm

The state has decided to have an additional buffer stock of urea to the tune of 1.5 lakh metric tonne (MT).

Gujarat: Rise in fertiliser prices worries farmers ahead of Kharif season

May 07, 2021 5:42 am

To make matters worse, the prices of diesel, that powers tractors and irrigation pumps, have also shot up.

Seed industry expects regular kharif, works to remove logistics breaks

April 26, 2021 11:47 pm

Labour issues mainly due to the lockdown-induced migration is the main reason for a lower than usual sales of vegetable seeds this kharif.