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Record paddy procurement has Cong, BJP claiming credit in C’garh

Around 24.96 lakh farmers registered themselves for selling their paddy at the minimum support price. So far, Rs 2,0375 crore have been paid online directly into the bank accounts of farmers.

published on : 31st January 2023
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Odisha farmers’ body alleges flaws in Ganjam paddy procurement

“As per the norms, registered farmers can sell up to 60 lakh quintal paddy but the district administration has set a target to purchase only 40 lakh quintal.

published on : 16th January 2023
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HC seeks Delhi govt stand on farmers' plea for compensation for damage to kharif crop

Issue notice. Let a status report be placed on record as to the status of an application for compensation which have been sought by the petitioners, the court said.

published on : 23rd December 2022
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Paddy purchase kicks off in Sundargarh

Eight women self-help groups (SHGs) spread across seven blocks have been authorised for procurement. A total of 18 rice mills will be engaged for custom milling.  

published on : 17th December 2022
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Tarn Taran, Amritsar, Gurdaspur account for 60 per cent of stubble burning cases in Punjab

Paddy straw burning in Punjab and Haryana is one of the reasons behind the alarming spike in air pollution levels in the national capital region in October and November.

published on : 24th October 2022
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Paddy crop on 1,100 ha in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur inundated

Paddy crops on 1,100 hectares in Thanjavur were inundated after recent heavy rain, Collector Dinesh Ponraj Oliver told media on Wednesday.

published on : 29th September 2022
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India defends its decision to ban rice, wheat exports at WTO

India clarified that the ban on the export of broken rice, which is used in poultry feed, follows a rise in the grain's exports in recent months which put pressure on the domestic market.

published on : 22nd September 2022
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India's kharif rice production may fall by 10-12 mn tonne: Food Secretary

The Kharif season contributes about 80 per cent of India's total rice production.

published on : 9th September 2022
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'India's rice production may fall by 10-12 million tonne in Kharif season this year': Food Secretary

However, Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey asserted that the country will have surplus production in rice.

published on : 9th September 2022
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Registration of farmers up for Kharif sale in Odisha

For the first time this year, around 44,149 farmers submitted their documents for registration as against 38,703 farmers who registered during the last kharif season.

published on : 31st August 2022
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Odisha CM writes to Centre on short supply of fertilisers to State

Besides, August-September happens to be the peak demand period for different fertilisers and a short supply during the juncture would adversely affect agricultural production in the State.

published on : 27th August 2022
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After wheat, retail price of rice rises 6.31per cent on supply concerns 

Considering the current lag in the paddy coverage, experts said the country's total rice production is likely to be lower than the set target of 112 million tonnes for 2022-23 kharif season.

published on : 24th August 2022
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Punjab expects cotton production of 8 lakh bales this season

According to latest estimates, the area under cotton crop has now fallen to 2.20 lakh hectares, Though the department official said the attacks of whitefly pest and pink bollworm have been controlled.

published on : 21st August 2022
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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