Increased Cauvery water inflow into Mettur reservoir augurs well for Kuruvai paddy season

Following rains in the catchment areas of Cauvery, inflow into the reservoir has been significant for over a week, While inflow was 5,554 cusecs on Saturday, it increased to 9,314 cusecs on Monday.

published on : 17th May 2022

Will take all steps to get due share of Cauvery water, says Tamil Nadu CM Stalin

The State government had declared the Cauvery Delta region as a Protected Agricultural Zone as per the Tamil Nadu Protected Agricultural Zone Development Act, 2020.

published on : 12th May 2022

Widespread rains help summer paddy, early Kuruvai cultivation in Thanjavur

A farmer said that the showers have helped sesame, cotton and sorghum cultivated in the area and the rain will also be helpful to plough fields in preparation of Kuruvai paddy.

published on : 11th May 2022

Kuruvai cultivation prospects brighten with Mettur reservoir level rise

The comfortable level has raised hopes among delta region farmers of undertaking short-term Kuruvai paddy cultivation

published on : 5th May 2022

Black gram cultivation acreage doubles in Thanjavur but farmers wait for better procurement price

So far, a total of 33,500 hectares have been covered under black gram cultivation this year. This is more than double of last year's coverage at 14,248 hectares.

published on : 17th March 2022

Separate budget would usher Tamil Nadu in agriculture revolution: CM MK Stalin

The Chief Minister said at the function 5,000 beneficiaries are being given assistance and the assistance to the remaining beneficiaries would be given at their doorsteps in two days by the officials.

published on : 30th December 2021

Urea shortage thwarts Delta farmers' Kuruvai dreams

Farmers of Thanjavur district have cultivated Kuruvai on 1.65 lakh acres, exceeding the target of 1.05 lakh acres.

published on : 14th August 2021