November 02, 2019 4:12 am
The announcement of the insurance cover comes at a time when farmers in 30 states have suffered heavy crop loss due to the downpour last week.
July 11, 2019 6:08 pm
Kharif season is considered the main season in Punjab for sowing maize. Last year, 1.08 lakh hectares area was under maize and this year, till July 8, the area touched 1.25 lakh hectares (a surplus of 17,000 hectares or 41,990 acres).
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 15, 2018 3:28 am
“Preliminary reports show the kharif production will drop by 20 per cent. The dry spell has also put a question mark on rabi production,” said a senior official in the agriculture department.
August 06, 2015 2:36 am
The reports from almost all districts say farmers are set to advance the sowing of Rabi crops to the end of August or early September.
January 10, 2014 2:13 am
Looks to surpass Punjab, but needs to address storage problem.
April 14, 2014 12:31 pm
Punjab Saturday sought a minimum support price of Rs 1,855 per quintal for wheat in rabi season 2013-14 from the Centre,saying the MSP should be fixed considering the actual input cost.
October 09, 2012 12:51 pm
Foodgrains production in 2012-13 will be lower than last year's record output of 257.44 million tonnes .
July 30, 2012 3:55 am
A deficient monsoon has hit crops and left reservoirs short of water.
March 27, 2012 4:18 am
In a season when peanut prices have soared to a record high,the state is witnessing a changing crop pattern.