Kharif season

Tarn Taran, Amritsar, Gurdaspur account for 60 per cent of stubble burning cases in Punjab

Paddy straw burning in Punjab and Haryana is one of the reasons behind the alarming spike in air pollution levels in the national capital region in October and November.

published on : 24th October 2022

Paddy crop on 1,100 ha in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur inundated

Paddy crops on 1,100 hectares in Thanjavur were inundated after recent heavy rain, Collector Dinesh Ponraj Oliver told media on Wednesday.

published on : 29th September 2022

India defends its decision to ban rice, wheat exports at WTO

India clarified that the ban on the export of broken rice, which is used in poultry feed, follows a rise in the grain's exports in recent months which put pressure on the domestic market.

published on : 22nd September 2022

India's kharif rice production may fall by 10-12 mn tonne: Food Secretary

The Kharif season contributes about 80 per cent of India's total rice production.

published on : 9th September 2022

'India's rice production may fall by 10-12 million tonne in Kharif season this year': Food Secretary

However, Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey asserted that the country will have surplus production in rice.

published on : 9th September 2022

Registration of farmers up for Kharif sale in Odisha

For the first time this year, around 44,149 farmers submitted their documents for registration as against 38,703 farmers who registered during the last kharif season.

published on : 31st August 2022

Odisha CM writes to Centre on short supply of fertilisers to State

Besides, August-September happens to be the peak demand period for different fertilisers and a short supply during the juncture would adversely affect agricultural production in the State.

published on : 27th August 2022

After wheat, retail price of rice rises 6.31per cent on supply concerns 

Considering the current lag in the paddy coverage, experts said the country's total rice production is likely to be lower than the set target of 112 million tonnes for 2022-23 kharif season.

published on : 24th August 2022

Punjab expects cotton production of 8 lakh bales this season

According to latest estimates, the area under cotton crop has now fallen to 2.20 lakh hectares, Though the department official said the attacks of whitefly pest and pink bollworm have been controlled.

published on : 21st August 2022

Telangana exploring possibility of cotton cultivation in Rabi season

Agriculture Minister S Niranjan Reddy, said that cotton could be cultivated both in Kharif and Rabi seasons as being done in countries like the US and Brazil.

published on : 25th July 2022

Rs 640 crore crop insurance claim of 2021 Kharif season pending for disbursal: Odisha minister

Cooperation Minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak said Rs 723.81 crore out of the total estimated crop insurance claim Rs 1363.26 crore for 2021 kharif season have been released.

published on : 14th July 2022

Indravati project releases water for Kharif irrigation

The Indravati project has released water for the current kharif season through the lift irrigation system.

published on : 12th July 2022

Low water level likely to delay irrigation supply from Upper Kolab

Official sources said, it has been decided to  release the water by July 10 to about 45,000 hectare (ha) in Jeypore, Kundra, Kotpad and Borigumma.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Sowing of Kharif crops not in full swing yet as districts in Andhra report deficit in rainfall

According to official data, out of the total 679 mandals , 181 have received large excess rainfall, 145 excess rainfall, 169 normal rainfall, 145 deficient rainfall and 39 large deficient rainfall.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Make e-crop system in State foolproof: CM Jagan Mohan Reddy

After procurement, paddy should be weighed at another weigh bridge and receipt should be given to farmers so that they will get minimum support price for their produce.

published on : 28th June 2022

Fertiliser shortage across Karnataka, complain farmers

The demand is the highest in June and July and any shortage, either due to lack of supplies or hoarding by unscrupulous traders, will lead to big shortfalls in agriculture production.

published on : 20th June 2022

Govt hikes MSP for kharif crops by 4-9 per cent for 2022-23; paddy up by Rs 100/qtl

The maximum hike has been given in sesamum at Rs 523 per quintal, while the lowest Rs 92 per quintal is in case of maize. 

published on : 8th June 2022

Crackdown on dealers selling sub-standard seeds at high prices in Andhra Pradesh

A majority of farmers grow chilli and cotton in Guntur district and many dealers in the district are buying some poor-quality seeds in bulk and selling them to the farmers at high prices.

published on : 4th June 2022

Vigilance sleuths inspect fertiliser shops in Andhra Pradesh, file four cases against traders

According to Vigilance officials, 56 shops and godowns across the State were inspected and teams served 'stop-sale' notices to some seed and pesticide traders.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Telangana government prods farmers to grow cotton this Kharif for greater profits

The agriculture department is also encouraging farmers to go for high-density plantation of cotton as it could yield more than 2-3 quintals per acre.

published on : 23rd May 2022
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