Odisha Seeds Corporation stares at Rs 9 cr loss as 80K quintal seeds lay unsold

The direct benefit transfer system is acting as a spoiler.

published on : 28th November 2023

Procurement of paddy in Odisha's Kendrapara from Jan 5

Sahoo further said strict action will be taken against rice millers who fail to abide by the rules and norms of the OSCSP.

published on : 26th November 2023

Amid paddy procurement, jumbo concern for farmers of Odisha's Sambalpur

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.

published on : 25th November 2023

Odisha farmers resent flaws in token generation

While procurement started on a slow pace, farmers complained about being exploited by millers on the first day.

published on : 24th November 2023

Lack of storage facility, rain forecast, force Odisha farmers dump paddy bags demanding early procurement of stock

No officials present at the market yard when the incident happened

published on : 16th November 2023

Kharif season: December 14 date for procurement of paddy stock from farmers

The procured paddy will then be handed over to millers for custom milling rice, adhering to established norms.

published on : 16th November 2023

Bargarh farmers panic as pests attack paddy crops

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.

published on : 10th November 2023

No water from Almatti dam for Kharif crops

With regard to the availability of water, Excise Minister RB Timmapur said that the inflow into Almatti dam stopped on October 13 itself.

published on : 9th November 2023

Paddy purchase in Malkangiri from Dec 20

It was decided that the common paddy and Grade 'A' paddy will be purchased at a minimum support price (MSP) of Rs 2,183 and Rs 2,203 respectively.

published on : 8th November 2023

Paddy purchase to begin in Sambalpur from November 22

Procurement to commence in Kuchinda and Rairakhol from November 27

published on : 4th November 2023

Odisha: Indecision over procurement date irks Bargarh farmers

Meeting between district administration and paddy farmers remained inconclusive due to difference of opinion on the date

published on : 29th October 2023

Migrations on the rise in Kurnool district as Kharif crops wither

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.

published on : 23rd October 2023

PACS admin procures paddy from farmer after Orissa HC directive

During 2021-22 kharif season, the district administration had opened 105 paddy procurement centres and around 39,276 farmers had registered online for selling their produce.

published on : 18th October 2023

Deficit rainfall likely to hit Kharif production

Officials said that they have advised the farmers to take up alternative crops and even readied the seeds for distribution, but there are less takers.

published on : 16th October 2023

Reactivated monsoon revived the paddy sowing but pulses and oilseeds still lagged across country

In the non-food category, except for Sugarcane other crops such as cotton and Jute and mesta sowing acreage reduced. The cotton acreage reached 123.42 LHa compared to 127.57 LHa. 

published on : 23rd September 2023

Odisha: Lack of storage major hurdle in paddy purchase

Godowns of State Warehousing Corporation have been rented out to FCI amid storage crisis

published on : 18th September 2023

Enhanced non-paddy crop target proves beneficial for farmers in Odisha

Nayak further informed that sowing of non-paddy crops are underway since July end in different parts of the district.

published on : 17th September 2023

Odisha government fixes 79L tonne kharif paddy procurement target

LAccMI scheme to ensure sustainable transportation across state gets cabinet nod

published on : 16th September 2023

Madhya Pradesh caught between deficit rainfall & election

According to India Meteorological Department in Bhopal, the entire state as on September 3, 2023, has reported 18 percent below normal rain.

published on : 4th September 2023

Paddy sowing areas increased despite lean monsoon across country

The sowing area of rice and coarse grains has increased while pulses, oilseeds, and non-food crops like cotton, Jute and mesta decreased.

published on : 2nd September 2023
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