kuruvai paddy

Thanjavur traders record brisk sales, courtesy increase in kuruvai paddy acreage

Fabric showrooms at Gandhiji Road in Thanjavur and street vendors have been witnessing heavy rush over the past few days.

published on : 24th October 2022

Pollen shedding, premature harvesting due to unseasonal rains: Thanjai farmers stare at dip in kuruvai paddy yield

Even as kuruvai paddy harvesting is in the final phase in the district, farmers are staring at a reduction in yield as compared to last year due to the unseasonal rains.

published on : 12th October 2022

Incessant downpour hits kuruvai paddy harvest, procurement in Thanjavur, Nagai

The overnight rains that lashed Thanjavur district on Saturday have hit kuruvai paddy harvesting and procurement, much to the distress of farmers.

published on : 10th October 2022

Sunday downpour wreaks havoc on Thanjavur's ready-for-harvest Kuruvai paddy

With fine weather beaming in the district in the days preceding the downpour, the farmers looked forward for a good yield during harvest.

published on : 27th September 2022

Tamil Nadu farmers welcome decision to procure Kuruvai paddy at revised rate from September 1

After the Centre's nod, Food Minister R Sakkarapani announced the new prices for the commodities, which included the MSP and the incentives by the State government.

published on : 21st July 2022

Tamil Nadu: Bridge work stalls Cauvery water release in Grand Anaicut Canal

The water released from Mettur dam reached the Grand Anaicut in Thanjavur district on May 27 and from there, water was released into Cauvery, Vennaru and Kollidam for cultivating Kuruvai paddy.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Increased Cauvery water inflow into Mettur reservoir augurs well for Kuruvai paddy season

Following rains in the catchment areas of Cauvery, inflow into the reservoir has been significant for over a week, While inflow was 5,554 cusecs on Saturday, it increased to 9,314 cusecs on Monday.

published on : 17th May 2022

Will take all steps to get due share of Cauvery water, says Tamil Nadu CM Stalin

The State government had declared the Cauvery Delta region as a Protected Agricultural Zone as per the Tamil Nadu Protected Agricultural Zone Development Act, 2020.

published on : 12th May 2022

Widespread rains help summer paddy, early Kuruvai cultivation in Thanjavur

A farmer said that the showers have helped sesame, cotton and sorghum cultivated in the area and the rain will also be helpful to plough fields in preparation of Kuruvai paddy.

published on : 11th May 2022

Kuruvai cultivation prospects brighten with Mettur reservoir level rise

The comfortable level has raised hopes among delta region farmers of undertaking short-term Kuruvai paddy cultivation

published on : 5th May 2022

Black gram cultivation acreage doubles in Thanjavur but farmers wait for better procurement price

So far, a total of 33,500 hectares have been covered under black gram cultivation this year. This is more than double of last year's coverage at 14,248 hectares.

published on : 17th March 2022