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Area under kharif crops at all-time high of 108 mn ha
Though agriculture ministry officials are confident of a bumper harvest due to record increase in kharif acreage, experts and farmers said the on-ground situation in some crops is not that......
Monsoon surge in August may lead to crop damage
Reports said that in Telangana and Karnataka, excessive rains the past 10 days has threatened the standing green gram and maize crops and could negatively impact yields if the skies don’t......
Why govt fund and monsoon failed to lift rural economy
Although demonetisation and improper implementation of GST along with falling prices are being blamed for much of the distress in rural India for some time, experts believe those may not be the......
Why farmers in several states are turning to maize
Low rain coupled with the fact that maize prices in the open market have surged from around Rs 15-16 a kg to almost Rs 25 this year have forced farmers to turn to this crop. Amid the gloom......
August rain to determine final output of kharif crops this year
Till July 26, kharif crops have been sown in around 68.87 million hectares, which is 6.43 per cent lower than the area covered during the same period last year. Rain in August will play a crucial......
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