Tag: paddy

National
More than 52% of Kharif crop sowing completed, jump in pulses and oilseed cultivation

More than 52% of Kharif crop sowing completed, jump in pulses and oilseed cultivation

The area sown with paddy has reached 115.64 lakh hectares, up from 95.78 lakh hectares...

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Kharif sowing increases by 14 percent, pulses record 55 percent jump

Kharif sowing increases by 14 percent, pulses record 55 percent jump

The area under paddy cultivation has jumped to 59.99 lakh hectares from 50.26 lakh...

States
Long queues of farmers for paddy seeds in Haryana, allegations of black marketing

Long queues of farmers for paddy seeds in Haryana, allegations of black marketing

Haryana farmers are facing problems with the availability of high-yielding variety...

National
Rules framed for grading non-basmati aromatic rice

Rules framed for grading non-basmati aromatic rice

The central government has issued rules for grading non-basmati aromatic rice. Under...

National
Govt procures over 650 LT kharif paddy, maximum procurement in Punjab and Chhattisgarh

Govt procures over 650 LT kharif paddy, maximum procurement in Punjab and Chhattisgarh

The government has procured over 650 lakh tonnes of paddy grown in the kharif (summer-sown)...

States
Cong for extension of paddy procurement drive in BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh

Cong for extension of paddy procurement drive in BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh

Claiming that more than five lakh farmers are yet to sell their paddy produce, the...

Opinion
Incentivise crop diversification, rationalise power subsidy to divert farmers from paddy in Punjab

Incentivise crop diversification, rationalise power subsidy to divert farmers from paddy in Punjab

The principal threat to Punjab is the cultivation of paddy which is depleting aquifers...

States
Punjab expecting bumper paddy harvest despite kharif setback

Punjab expecting bumper paddy harvest despite kharif setback

Punjab is expecting a bumper paddy harvest despite setback to crops during the 2023-24...

Opinion
Votes of paddy and wheat farmers fail the mathematics of MSP

Votes of paddy and wheat farmers fail the mathematics of MSP

The competition between Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to win the elections...

International
India exporting 75,000 ton non-basmati rice to UAE

India exporting 75,000 ton non-basmati rice to UAE

The government has cleared exports of 75,000 tonnes of non-basmati white rice to...

States
Haryana to manage paddy straw in 5 lakh acres using bio-decomposers

Haryana to manage paddy straw in 5 lakh acres using bio-decomposers

To bring down the cases of paddy stubble burning substantially, the Commission for...

National
Wheat sowing up 1.40 pc to 337.18 lakh ha so far

Wheat sowing up 1.40 pc to 337.18 lakh ha so far

The area under wheat sowing has increased by 1.40 per cent to 337.18 lakh ha so...

National
One Nation-One Ration Card has benefited the poor: Narendra Singh Tomar

One Nation-One Ration Card has benefited the poor: Narendra Singh Tomar

Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar said that...

National
Cultivation of short-duration varieties of rice for straw management

Cultivation of short-duration varieties of rice for straw management

The cultivation of short-duration varieties of rice provides an extended window...

Agritech
Bayer commences commercial usage of drone services for farmers

Bayer commences commercial usage of drone services for farmers

Drone services will be made available for crop protection purposes across paddy,...