About 49.20 lakh farmers have already been benefitted from the ongoing RMS procurement operations with MSP value of Rs 85,603.57 crore.
A farmer who had visited Pichukoli cooperative society office in Khurdha, was allegedly heckled and misbehaved with by the secretary in front of other officials
The decision taken by the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will help farmers take a call on which kharif (summer) crop to grow as sowing picks with the spread of the Southwest monsoon.
Bhubaneswar: Acute shortage of fertiliser at the peak of Kharif crop season has hit the farmers hard by adversely affecting their agricultural work across the State. Amid Covid pandemic, farmers in several districts of the State fear that they might have to bear huge losses this season due to the shortage of fertiliser. Farmers from […]
Balasore: Despite the onset of southwest monsoon, deficit rainfall has delayed the sowing of kharif crop in Balasore, Puri, Khurda and some other coastal districts of the State, much to the worry of farmers. Several hectares of farmland which usually see knee-deep water during this time of the season are now lying dry due to […]
New Delhi: The country’s foodgrain production is estimated slightly lower at 140.57 million tonnes in the kharif season of 2019-20 crop year on likely fall in rice and pulses output, according to a latest data released by the Agriculture Ministry. Foodgrains production stood at 141.71 million tonnes (MT) in the kharif season of the 2018-19 […]
New Delhi: The government has raised the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy, a key kharif crop, by 3.7 per cent to Rs 1,815 per quintal for the 2019-20 crop season, said Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar Wednesday. The MSP for paddy has been increased by Rs 65 per quintal, Jowar by […]
Bhubaneswar: Paddy procurement for rabi crop will start in 19 districts of the State from tomorrow and continue till June 30. The State-level paddy procurement committee has targetted to procure 26 quintals paddy per acre from farmers in Bargarh, Subarbanpur and Sambalpur whereas in the remaining 16 districts, 24 quintals paddy per acre are expected to […]