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Monsoon likely to hit Kerala by June 2

The south-west monsoon, crucial for the country's agriculture-based economy, is likely to hit the Kerala coast by June 2, the Indian Meteorological Department said on Thursday. "Conditions are......

Monsoon expected in Kerala on June 3: IMD

The crucial south-west monsoon is expected to bring its first showers to Kerala on June 3, a slight delay that could be attributed to the cyclone activity over the Bay of Bengal. "Southwest monsoon......

Maha drought: Scams to poor planning, contributors aplenty

Even as Maharashtra faces one of the worst droughts in its history, the lack of attention towards all crops grown in the state, as well as numerous project delays, shows poor long-term planning by......

939 villages facing water scarcity in Gujarat: Govt

The Gujarat government on Tuesday said that 939 villages of the state were facing water scarcity whereas 2,979 villages were partially affected. "After the survey of 69 talukas in 10 districts of......

Maharashtra gets Rs 1,207-cr drought relief package

An Empowered Group of Ministers on drought headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday approved Rs 1,207-crore relief package to Maharashtra. "Rs 1,207 crore drought relief package has......

India to see bumper crop this year on good monsoon

India is expected to harvest bumper crop this year based on estimates of higher food grains production in Kharif (summer sown) and hopes of better Rabi (winter) crop with enough water in......

Foodgrain output projected to fall by 10%: Minister

Country's foodgrain production is projected to decline by 10 per cent in the kharif season of this year at 117.18 million tonnes due to deficient monsoon and drought in some states.However, the......

Despite improving monsoon, worry continues for most crops

As the kharif sowing season exceeds two months, no crop has managed to reach the normal area of cultivation (average of the past five years), except for sugarcane, cotton and jute. Though......

What led to the onion shortage?

Diseases caused by unseasonal rains have ruined almost 70 per cent of the kharif onion crop in Maharashtra this year, which is responsible for the nationwide shortage of the commodity, a senior......

Food inflation down sharply to 13.75%

Food inflation declined sharply to 13.75 per cent for the week ended October 16, on improved kharif supplies and fall in prices of certain vegetables, especially potatoes and onions.Food inflation......
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Q. what is meant by kharif or rabi?
Chitra:  A.  more

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Q. Which state is the largest producer of Soyabean in India ?
Pravin:  A. these are the types of crops sown in different season viz. during rains and winter. more

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Q. Which of the following is the normal period of "Kharif Crop"? 1 May to October 2 July to December 3 March to June 4 None of these
Anantharaman:  A. Madhya PradeshSoyabean is the most popular oilseed produced globally. Soya is a kharif crop, sown in June-July and harvested by September-October....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-of-the-following-is-the-normal-period-of-kharif-crop--/23756651/answers/25355898

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Onion prices rise by 40% in a week

NASHIK: The average wholesale onion prices at the country's largest wholesale onion market, the Lasalgaon Agriculture Produce Market Committee... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nashik/Onion-prices-rise-by-40-in-a-week/articleshow/33875341.cms
Groundnut oil production may touch 700k tonnes

The production has increased due to higher availability of groundnut for crushing Vimukt Dave | Rajkot April 16, 2014 Last Updated at 20:56 IST... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/markets/groundnut-oil-production-may-touch-700k-tonnes-114041601348_1.html
Hydro power output goes up to 1,400 Mw to match rising peak demand

Production at hydro power stations in Odisha has gone up by more than 200 Mw to 1,400 Mw during peak hours in comparison to March daily average... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/hydro-power-output-goes-up-to-1-400-mw-to-match-rising-peak-demand-114041600997_1.html
Maize Slumps On Higher Supplies In Local Mandies

Local Maize prices reported weakness today on sluggish demand by exporters .The good kharif supplies are ensuring that the prices don't spurt much... ...

http://www.indiainfoline.com/Markets/News/Maize-Slumps-On-Higher-Supplies-In-Local-Mandies/5306021567
Agricultural officers' workshop to be held at CCSHAU on Apr 18-19

As many as 500 varsity scientists, officers and extension workers of the Haryana agriculture department will attend a two-day agricultural... ...

http://www.netindia123.com/netindia/showdetails.asp?id=2376826&n_date=20140416&cat=India

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