March 13, 2021 11:18 pm
Dushyant Chautala said the state government has made all the arrangements at the mandi-level for the procurement of Rabi crops at the Minimum Support Price (MSP).
March 10, 2021 8:29 am
That’s good news for the economy when agriculture is the only sector expected to grow by 3 per cent amid an overall 6.5 per cent contraction in 2020-21 -- and for the NDA government facing unrelenting protests over its farm reform laws.
February 25, 2021 1:30 am
According to the government, the overall foodgrain production is estimated to reach an all-time high of 303.34 million tonnes, 1.96 per cent higher than last year.
November 21, 2020 5:04 am
The area under rabi pulses such as gram, lentil, field pea, kulthi, urd bean, moong bean and lathyrus has been reported 82.59 lakh ha till date, which is 27.91 per cent higher than 64.57 lakh ha during the corresponding period last year.
October 11, 2020 11:15 pm
Punjab was to receive 2.5 LMT urea in October but because of ‘rail roko’, it could not be transported.
September 07, 2020 2:03 am
At a meeting convened to review the preparedness for the Rabi season, which will commence in October, Agriculture Minister Dadasaheb Bhuse said: “Monsoon this year has been very satisfactory. We estimate an increase in sowing of Rabi crops from 52 lakh hectares to 60 lakh hectares.”
April 06, 2020 5:57 am
Principal Secretary (Agriculture) Devesh Chaturvedi wrote to district magistrates, SSP/SPs and police commissioners across the state asking them to ensure that precautions are taken.
February 12, 2020 2:25 pm
In 2018-19, the total rabi cereals production stood at 128.43 million tonne, according to National Bulk Handling Corporation's (NBHC) rabi crop estimates.
October 26, 2018 6:36 pm
"Wheat sowing will pick up pace in the coming weeks. Right now, the planting is reported in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir," a senior agriculture ministry official said.
October 05, 2018 8:18 am
For the upcoming 2018-19 rabi planting season, the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) in the Agriculture Ministry has computed the all-India average A2+FL production costs for six crops: wheat, barley, chana (chickpea), masur (lentil), rapeseed-mustard and safflower.