Kharif crop

Inadequate rain pushes three states behind kharif sowing schedule

The worst affected is Maharashtra, where parts have received inadequate rainfall in contrast to the western parts reeling under floods.

published on : 28th July 2021

Fertiliser crisis threatens kharif crops in Odisha's Kendrapara

Farmers point to the short supply of fertilisers by the agriculture department and as a result, they say, they are forced to buy them at exorbitant rates from black marketeers and hoarders.

published on : 8th July 2021

Odisha government targets 12.5L hectare farmland, 8 kharif crops under PM crop insurance scheme

State Agriculture Minister Arun Sahoo flagged off two IEC vans which will continue to engage farmers on the scheme in 10 aspirational districts where crop insurance penetration is low.

published on : 2nd July 2021

Make up for shortfall in fertiliser supply: Odisha government to Centre

Agriculture Minister Arun Sahoo said the State is facing shortage of urea due to short supply of fertiliser in May and June against the allotment.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Plans to boost paddy and cotton crops for kharif

With Covid-19 crisis impacting the just-concluded rabi season in the State, the district administration is gearing up for the upcoming kharif season to bail out farmers.

published on : 18th June 2021

Kharif foodgrain production in Andhra likely to be 94 lakh MT this year

Oil seeds will be grown on 19.72 lakh acres, out of which 18.40 lakh acres will be used for groundnuts. 

published on : 11th June 2021

Centre doubles paddy purchase target from Odisha

The farmers will now get Rs 1,940 for every quintal of paddy procured from the earlier price of Rs 1,868 per quintal.

published on : 10th June 2021

Union Cabinet hikes paddy MSP by Rs 72/quintal to Rs 1,940 for 2021-22 crop year

Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the minimum support price of the crops will be raised in the future as well. 

published on : 9th June 2021

90% Kharif crops flooded in Kerala’s rice bowl

The paddy production in the state is expected to diminish by 50,000 tonnes in the coming harvesting season.

published on : 22nd July 2018