December 10, 2020 5:35 am
In central Gujarat, Ahmedabad is at the top with chickpea acreage of 48,100 ha, followed by Dahod (29,100 ha). Patan (44,400 ha) and Aravalli (14000 ha) are the leading districts in north Gujarat region while Dang accounts for most of chana acreage in south Gujarat.
November 20, 2020 5:56 pm
According to the sowing data released by the ministry, wheat has been sown in 97.27 lakh hectare so far in the rabi season of 2020-21 as against 96.77 lakh hectare in the year-ago period.
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 .