Day: September 13, 2020

Kharif paddy acreage tops 40 m ha

Acreages of paddy, the key cereal crop for the kharif cropping period, crossed 40 million hectares on Friday, marking an increase of 8 for every cent about the former calendar year, as more farmers have taken up planting in States these as Telangana, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand, amid other individuals.

The transplanting of paddy will carry on in numerous States till the stop of this thirty day period although sowing for greater part of the crops for the period has appear to an stop. This increase in acreages has elevated the potential customers for nonetheless yet another bumper harvest

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Rain blankets Peninsula as ‘low’ forms in Bay

Genuine to forecasts, a small-pressure location has sprung up around the West-Central Bay of Bengal off North Andhra Pradesh coast, and the India Meteorological Section (IMD) has straight absent put it below look at for intensification signalling an additional spell of punishing rain for the location around.

The IMD expected it to develop into much more marked (intensify) as early as by Monday, and start out shift on a track to the West-North-Westwards all through the subsequent four days, promising as many days of incredibly to incredibly heavy rain throughout Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat.

Offshore trough back

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Automated asparagus harvesting cuts… – Information Centre – Research & Innovation

Harvesting white asparagus relies heavily on manual labour, an expense that areas a monetary strain on farmers. To deal with this, an EU-funded challenge has formulated an automated harvesting instrument that selectively picks only ripe asparagus and doesn’t destruction the crop. This will save farmers funds, improves crop high-quality and removes the want for again-breaking work.

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