Paddy crops over vast tracts of land affected due to the rainfall
He said that before the advent of KLIS waters, they were cultivating only rain-fed crops, but now they are cultivating commercial crops such as carrots and vegetables along with paddy.
Just recently, a large amount of maize crops which were nearing the maturing stage were completely damaged by a herd of wild boars in Peraiyur village near Madurai.
Indian Institute of Spices Research (IISR) director R Dinesh will be the guest of honour.
farmer of nearby Goudpali village claimed elephants have destroyed his crops over two acres of land. There are also reports of the jumbos breaking into the paddy storage sheds of a few farmers.
Srisailam, Nagarjuna Sagar & Pulichintala have limited water, which will be used for drinking purpose, say officials
Official sources informed that the highest crop damage has been recorded at Bargarh Sadar block with over 310 hectare, followed by more than 230 hectare in Attabira.
According to sources in Mattu Gulla Growers’ Association, two tonnes of this brinjal variety are being sold in the market on a daily basis.
The recent rain showers have brought relief to Kharif seasonal crops such as red gram, cotton, chillies, and paddy.
He said that the state government should carry out a survey again as the crops were not covered under the insurance policy.
Contacted, Chikiti tehsildar Biswaranjan Kanhar said according to government records, no prawn farm exists in the area.
It is not just farm workers, but even small and marginal farmers are finding it difficult to face the drought like situation, especially in Adoni and Pathikonda revenue divisions.
New scheme for revival of crops like maize, jute, cotton to be launched, Rs 481 crore provisioned.
The absolute highest increase in MSP has been approved for lentil (masur) at Rs 425 per quintal followed by rapeseed and mustard at Rs 200 per quintal.
In the 24-hour period that ended at 8.30 AM on Tuesday, Tiruvaiyaru recorded the highest rainfall at 31 mm.
Surulata village in the coal-rich Hemgir is a shining example of how the people-driven intervention is improving economic condition of the targeted poor population.
Experts believe that the agricultural sector requires a broader and multi-dimensional framework to fully comprehend the net social value of technology introduced in the field.
According to sources, the duration of the session will be decided by the Business Advisory Committee meeting after the presentation of supplementary estimates for the year.
This means that agriculture, which accounts for 13% of the state economy, may have to undergo a perceptible change in terms of crops, land use, use of water, and productivity.
Water from this reservoir plays a crucial role in irrigating around six lakh acres of land in Nalgonda and Khammam in Telangana and Prakasam districts in Andhra Pradesh.