Deficit rain sows kharif crop worries for farmers in Odisha's Sundargarh

Sundargarh chief district agriculture officer (CDA) Birendra Behera informed that 16 of the 17 blocks received deficit rainfall. At least 11 blocks are the worst affected.

published on : 4th August 2022

Artificial scarcity of fertilisers affecting farmers in Koppal district?

Meanwhile, fertiliser traders in the open market are fleecing farmers, citing the ‘unavailability’ of fertilisers.

published on : 4th August 2022

Water released from project at 1,000 cusecs for Kharif crops

The minister said government was releasing water for Kharif crops in advance to avoid crop loss due to cyclones in November or December.

published on : 1st August 2022

Total area sown in Andhra Pradesh estimated at 10.16 lakh hectares: Agriculture department

Paddy, jowar, ragi, minor millets, red gram, green gram, black gram, jute/mesta, chilli and tobacco crops have been sown in less than 25 per cent of their normal acreage.

published on : 25th July 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

Water in Andhra Pradesh's major reservoirs put at record 590.7 TMC

Reservoirs in the state are more than 65 per cent full just one month after Summer and early release of irrigation water for Kharif. 

published on : 24th July 2022

Fertiliser scarcity fuels concern amid kharif work in Odisha's Sambalpur district

Farmer leader Ashok Pradhan said that DAP is applied by farmers during the transplantation stage of the paddy for nutrition, fertility and proper growth of the plant.

published on : 24th 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

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The New Chhattisgarh Electric Vehicle (EV) policy 2022 comes with tempting benefits to automobile  buyers as well as manufacturers.

published on : 10th July 2022

Scanty monsoon rain hits Kharif sowing in Jharkhand

Farmers are worried as the overall coverage of kharif crops is only 5.32 per cent against the total target of 28.27 lakh hectares of land till Wednesday.

published on : 7th 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

Cropland shrinks by 4,000 hectare as mining activities rise in Sundargarh

Incidentally, although the district has total of 2.26 lakh ha paddy land, this year the total paddy crop area has further been reduced to 2.04 lakh ha.

published on : 23rd June 2022

TS farmers to get Rythu Bandhu from June 28

Ryots with one acre to get sop first; govt requires `7,500 cr to pay 63 lakh farmers, has borrowed `4,000cr and will get another `4,000cr

published on : 23rd June 2022

Odisha: Rain speeds up farming activities in Kendrapara

Sources said a target has been fixed to raise paddy over 1,24,600 hectare of agricultural land in the district. Following the showers, preparations have begun for the kharif crop.

published on : 20th 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

Kharif crop cultivation in Odisha delayed due to deficit and delayed monsoon 

A senior agriculture department official said that the monsoon is yet to pick up steam. So the current data is non-conclusive. The moment monsoon spreads, the situation will improve drastically.

published on : 19th June 2022

Tribals from Odisha's Koraput predict average rains after Biripani yatra

Sources said around 10,000 people from various tribal communities congregated for the yatra which involved animal sacrifice to appease the goddess before the rainy season.

published on : 13th June 2022
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