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Wheat acreage increases to record 31.36 mn ha so far

moArea under wheat cultivation has risen by over 6 per cent to an all-time high of 31.36 million hectares so far in the ongoing rabi season.NEW DELHI: Area under wheat cultivation has risen by over 6 per cent to an all-time high of 31.36 million hectares so far in the ongoing, boosting prospects of a record output this year, Agriculture Ministry said today.stood at 29.5 million hectares in the same...
Source : The Economic Times |
Category : Business

Madhya Pradesh expects wheat production to cross 190 lakh tonnes

terms.Last year, wheat was sown on 54 lakh hectares which led to production of 161.25 lakh tonnes of wheat."The state is expecting an estimated wheat production of over 190 lakh tonnes. With this, the state would be able to surpass Punjab in the production of wheat," state's farmer welfare and agriculture development department director, Dr D N Sharma told PTI.The farmers had sown wheat a bit in advance...
Source : The Economic Times |
Category : Business

Crop affected with Yellow Rust in Punjab

With the change of weather in Punjab, wheat crops are suffering from the attack of the yellow rust. Bharti Kissan Union (Lakhowal) Fazilka Union in its meeting held under the leadership of Boota Singh, Press Secretary, demanded compensation from the government on account of crops affected with rust disease, locally called ‘kungi’ in Punjab.Withthe change of weather in Punjab, wheat crops are suffering...
Source : Merinews |
Category : National

Farmers informed about high yielding wheat seeds

get a better yield of wheat even when sowed late due to unfavorable weather conditions Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Rajiv Gandhi South Campus () released information about varieties of wheat seeds which can be sown even in January and give high yield at the time of harvest."The prolonged rainy season has left very little time for farmers to start the cultivation of wheat which generally starts from October...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Varanasi

8 new crop vareities approved in Punjab

4: Eight new crop varieties of rice, cotton, soybean, cane, maize, bajra, mentha have been approved for cultivation inDeveloped by Punjab Agricultural University, these new varieties were approved for general cultivation during the meeting of State Variety Approval Committee (SVAC), held under the Chairmanship of Mangal Singh Sandhu, Director of Agriculture, Punjab.Informing about features of new ...
Source : Oneindia |
Category : National | City : Ludhiana

Harvesting delayed in Punjab due to inclement weather

Though the Punjab government is fully prepared for the procurement of wheat from April 1 but in view of bad and inclement weather in the last few days, harvesting of crops is delayed at least for seven to 10 days. This was observed by Punjab Mandi Board Chairman Ajmer Singh Lakhowal, who was here to review the wheat procurement arrangements with the officials of Mandi Board and Market Committee...
Source : Webindia123 |
Category : Headlines

Wheat harvesting to get delayed due to rains in Punjab, Haryana

VaBecause of delay in harvesting, wheat arrivals in grain markets of Punjab are likely to pick up only after the second week of April.is likely to get delayed by at least 10 days due to untimely rains lashing several parts of the northern region."Wheat harvesting will get delayed by at least 10 days because of rains," Punjab Agriculture, Director, M S Sandhu said here today.Because of delay in harvesting,...
Source : The Economic Times |
Category : Business

Wheat crop flattened due to rain, strong winds in Punjab, Haryana

vistaUnusual widespread rains accompanied by strong winds are feared to have caused damage to wheat crop in Punjab and Haryana which is likely to have adverse impact on overall yield of winter crop in both the states.CHANDIGARH: Unusual widespread rains accompanied by strong winds are feared to have caused damage to wheat crop in Punjab and Haryana which is likely to have adverse impact on overall...
Source : The Economic Times |
Category : Business

Farmers advised to monitor wheat fields

yellow rust disease of wheat is a serious fungal disease which appears first in the sub-mountainous areas of Punjab and further spreads to the plain areas.NEW DELHI: Conducive weather conditions across the northern plains were favourable for the spread of yellow rust disease on wheat crop said agriculture scientists.The yellow rust disease of wheat is a serious fungal disease which, during the past...
Source : The Economic Times |
Category : Business

Wheat sowing up by 6% to 31.4 million hectares so far

Area under wheat cultivation has risen by 6% to an all-time high of 31.4 million hectares so far in the ongoing rabi seasoncultivation has risen by 6 per cent to an all-time high of 31.4 million hectares so far in the ongoingWheat acreage stood at 29.6 million hectares in the same period last season. Wheat, a major rabi crop, is sown from October, while harvesting begins from April.According to the...
Source : The Economic Times |
Category : Business