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rabi season


Maharashtra: Ahead of rabi season, govt introduces insurance cover for some fruit crops

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.

High rates for spring maize prompts Punjab farmers to consider crop for kharif season too

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).

Rabi sowing begins; oilseeds acreage gone up 70 per cent so far

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.

Dry spell may bring down kharif production by 20% in Maharashtra

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.

Maharashtra gets ready for advanced Rabi season

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.

Madhya Pradesh eyes new wheat high

January 10, 2014 2:13 am

Looks to surpass Punjab, but needs to address storage problem.

Punjab wants Rs 1,855 MSP for wheat in 2013-14

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.

Foodgrains output to drop: Sharad Pawar

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 .

Dry spell all over

July 30, 2012 3:55 am

A deficient monsoon has hit crops and left reservoirs short of water.

As prices touch new high,groundnut makes a comeback to Gujarat fields

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.