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20
Aug

Andhra Pradesh CM asks Centre to permit export of additional 20 lakh mts of rice

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20
Aug

Rice Sown in 322 Lakh Hectare

Rice Sown in 322 Lakh Hectare ,

Oilseeds Acreage UP by 4.33 and Cotton by 10 Lakh Hectare

           

20
Aug

Rice Sown in 322 Lakh Hectare

 

Rice Sown in 322 Lakh Hectare , 
Oilseeds Acreage UP by 4.33 and Cotton by 10 Lakh Hectare

           

 

            As per data received from States, rice has been sown in 322.19 lakh hectare as on today. It represents an increase of 24.86 lakh hectare over last year’s acreage on this date. Higher area coverage has been reported from Bihar,West Bengal, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. 

 

            Oilseeds have been sown in 168.84 lakh hectare. Compared to last year, sown area is higher by 4.33 lakhhectare. Higher area coverage has been reported in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

 

            Coarse cereals have been sown in 180.60 lakh hectare. Compared to last year, higher area coverage has been reported from Jharkhand, Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.

           

Cotton has been sown in 116.81 lakh hectare as against 106.80 lakh hectare last year on this date.

 

 

             The cropped areas as on today are as follows:

 



Crop


This year’s area [as on 19thAugust]


Last year’s area [as on 19th   August]


Rice


322.19


297.33


Maize


69.91


71.70


Jowar


24.35


28.11


Bajra


74.36


82.29


Total of coarse cereals


180.60


197.34


Arhar


35.88


42.82


Moong


22.33


26.80


Urad


21.13


22.18


Total pulses


99.33


111.65


Soyabean


102.73


92.75


Groundnut


40.62


48.70


Total oilseeds


168.84


164.51


Sugarcane


 51.67


49.32


Cotton


116.81


106.80

 

 

 

(Release ID :74828)

 

Source: Press Information Bureau, Government of India.

 

 

 

18
Aug

CM seeks central nod for more rice exports

HYDERABAD: Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy has once again requested the Central government to permit export of additional 15 lakh MT of rice from Andhra Pradesh to abroad through normal trade channels to dispose of the rice stocks in the State.

18
Aug

Govt may consider more rice exports - food min

 

The government may consider more non-basmati rice exports in addition to one million tonnes already approved, Food Minister K.V. Thomas said on Wednesday, as part of its efforts to trim bulging stocks.

18
Aug

Innovative Rice Farmers Meet

Innovative Rice Farmers Meet was organized by Directorate of Rice Research, Hyderabad on August 02, 2011. The inaugural session was started with welcome remarks from Dr. B C Viraktamath, Project Director, DRR. The inaugural address was given by Dr. K D Kokate, DDG (Extension) and Dr. Vijaya Lakshmi, Additional Director of Agriculture. A special message was given by Sh. V Sobhanadreeswara Rao, Ex-Miniter of Agriculture. Dr. K D Kokate released the folder “DRR in the service of Farming Community” and Dr.

16
Aug

Epidemics of Rice stem borer and leaf folder

16
Aug

Invasion of pests on paddy

16
Aug

Losses due to Rice yellow stem borer

16
Aug

Paddy stem borer epidemics

16
Aug

Rage of harmful pests in paddy

16
Aug

Tips given by Scientists

16
Aug

Warning about epidemics of Rice yellow stem borer

16
Aug

RKMP e-launch

Rice Knowledge Management Portal (RKMP) was e-launched in the presence of Hon’ble Prime Minister on 83 rd ICAR Foundation day. Dr S Ayyappan, Secretary, DARE and Director General, ICAR highlighted the achievements and future research strategies of the Council to accelerate agricultural growth and development in the country and emphasized that more and more portals should come for other crops also.

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