paddy cultivation

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

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

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

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

Thanjavur may see 10 per cent dip in summer paddy acreage from that of last year

A marginal drop is likely to be recorded in the district’s summer paddy coverage this year when compared to last year.

published on : 1st April 2022

Samba paddy acreage in Tiruchy doubles in over a decade, thanks to copious monsoon rains

Several farmers in Manapparai, Vaiyampatti, and Marungapuri, which are considered to be dry areas in the district, have successfully completed Samba paddy cultivation for the first time in 10 years.

published on : 4th February 2022

Procurement row forgotten, paddy cultivation picks pace in Telangana

Agriculture department officials estimate farmers are cultivating paddy in 4,53,970 acres in Telangana as of January 12.

published on : 15th January 2022

CM farmhouse paddy not for sale: Telangana Agriculture Minister Niranjan Reddy

The Minister was responding to Telangana Congress chief A Revanth Reddy’s allegations that the CM was cultivating paddy at his farmhouse on 120 acres while directing farmers not to do so during Rabi. 

published on : 28th December 2021

Siddipet Collector issues clarification on his paddy cultivation comment

The Collector also mentioned that he was just trying to educate farmers on the benefits of alternative farming.

published on : 4th November 2021

Telangana government says no to paddy; it’s that or nothing, say farmers

The State government too has no capacity to store paddy for the next two to three years.

published on : 29th October 2021

Telangana CM advises farmers against cultivating paddy

The officials informed the Chief Minister that parboiled rice needed for the next five years was already in store with the Centre, with 70 lakh tonne procured paddy still lying in rice mills.

published on : 13th September 2021

Odisha's Sundargarh starts field assessment for paddy crop loss

The district had targeted paddy cultivation on 2.09 lakh hectare out of total 3.13 lakh hectare farmland. 

published on : 3rd September 2021

Punjab: Paddy-wheat to timber, strategic shift to agroforestry pays dividends

Punjab fares well in Union agriculture ministry scheme that focuses on enhancing income of marginal farmers and diversifying land use by paying attention to agro-forestry.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Urea shortage thwarts Delta farmers' Kuruvai dreams

Farmers of Thanjavur district have cultivated Kuruvai on 1.65 lakh acres, exceeding the target of 1.05 lakh acres.

published on : 14th August 2021
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