Rabi paddy procurement starts in Kalahandi

Initial target is to procure 10.96 lakh quintal paddy in the district as against 23.07 lakh quintal in the previous season. 

published on : 21st May 2022

Government asks millers to procure rabi paddy from farmers in Koraput

As per reports, 54 millers of Ganjam and 11 millers of Nabarangpur district will procure paddy from different mandis of Koraput in June. 

published on : 17th May 2022

AICC in-charge Tagore voices concern over paddy losses in Telangana

Expressing concern over paddy damages due to untimely rains, AICC in-charge B Manickam Tagore asked the Telangana government why paddy procurement was being delayed. 

published on : 17th May 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

Sri Lanka to receive 65,000MT of urea from India

Sri Lanka is aiming to boost its agriculture sector to avoid any disruption in the agriculture market following the drop in the paddy cultivation in the Maha session.

published on : 14th May 2022

1.28L metric tonnes of paddy procured at DPCs from Madurai

Meanwhile, farmers from across the district have requested the State government to take steps to open DPCs for procuring kodai (summer) season paddy too.

published on : 14th 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

SRI method requires less input costs, improves paddy yield: Study in Telangana's Narayanpet

The study assessed the significance of SRI in terms of water savings, input costs, plant growth and other social impacts.

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

FCI indirectly delays paddy procurement in Jangaon and Hanamkonda districts

Huge quantity of ready-to-dispatch rice stuck at mills holding up purchases

published on : 9th May 2022

Delay in compensation, insurance for crop loss irks Ganjam farmers in Odisha

The State government assured compensation and the district had administration conducted a survey in January this year. 

published on : 9th May 2022

Long wait adds to farmers’ woes

Some farmers urge the State government to take responsibility for the paddy as soon as it arrives at the purchasing centres.

published on : 9th May 2022

Clouds of uncertainty hover over farmers’ hopes at IKP centres

Meanwhile, the paddy flattened by the hailstorm of four days ago is still unfit for sale.

published on : 9th May 2022

Congress declares ‘victory’ as Q&Q tweet war ends with KTR blocking its handle

As the barbs flew thick and fast, IT Minister KT Rama Rao ended up blocking Telangana Congress’ official Twitter handle on Friday.

published on : 7th May 2022

Union, State government failed ryots: TPCC

Former TPCC president N Uttam Kumar Reddy alleged that the Union and State governments have been duping Telangana farmers.

published on : 7th May 2022
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