kharif crops

Kharif foodgrains production may reach record 144.52 million tonnes in 2020-21: Narendra Singh Tomar

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a record increase in area sown to kharif crops by 4.51 per cent to 1,121.75 lakh hectares this year.

published on : 16th October 2020

Kharif crop in danger, 23 districts await rains in Odisha

While affected farmers are desperately waiting for the rain gods to smile on them, the Odisha Government needs to draw up a contingency plan to save the crops.

published on : 29th July 2020

No impact of COVID-19 on kharif sowing; acreage up 21.20% so far: Govt

Among kharif crops, area planted to rice has increased by 18.59 per cent to 168.47 lakh hectare as on July 17 from 142.06 lakh hectare in the year-ago period.Among kharif crops, area planted to rice h

published on : 17th July 2020

39.59 lakh hectare crop cultivation target set by Andhra farmers

Farmers are hopeful of reaping another bumper crop yield this season with the met department predicting a normal monsoon this year.

published on : 8th June 2020

Congress flays govt on MSP hike, demands further increase

Congress said that due to reverse migration of farm labourers, the agricultural cost had increased in many states and government has neglected this factor while announcing the MSP.

published on : 2nd June 2020

Doubling farm income by 2022 is another 'jumla', says Congress leader Ahmed Patel

Government has increased the MSPs of Kharif crops for marketing season 2020-21, to ensure remunerative prices to the growers for their produce.

published on : 2nd June 2020

MSP up, new law to replace mandi system

Expected to dismantle the existing Agriculture Produce Marketing Act Committee (APMC), the new law is intended to replicate e-NAM.

published on : 2nd June 2020

Disburse Rs 2,000 crore kharif crop loan by May, cooperative credit structures told

The Odisha government has set a target to disburse Rs 7,500 crore crop loans to farmer members of the primary agriculture cooperative societies.

published on : 13th May 2020

Odisha: Rs 7,500 cr coop kharif loan disbursal target for 2020

Loan to be disbursed at concessional rate of interest in two slabs

published on : 29th April 2020

COVID-19: Centre issues standard operating procedure to guide farmers during kharif crops sowing

It said that farm workers should wash their hands, legs and face with soap when coming out of the field for meal or rest.

published on : 16th April 2020

Be proactive for assisting farmers with rabi crops, gear up for kharif season: Odisha to districts

The state government has already appointed 30 senior officers to monitor agriculture and related activities in all the districts in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

published on : 16th April 2020

Consider actual cost of cultivation while fixing MSP: Andhra Pradesh Agriculture Mission

The CACP is scheduled to hold a meeting with stakeholders from southern states, in Vijayawada on Friday to take views for formulating its recommendations on price policy.

published on : 14th February 2020

90% Kharif crops flooded in Kerala’s rice bowl

The paddy production in the state is expected to diminish by 50,000 tonnes in the coming harvesting season.

published on : 22nd July 2018