Telangana farmers cut paddy region by extra than 50% by admin- Tuesday, January 11th, 2022 07:44:38 AM
Paddy’s loss is benefit for pulses, oilseeds, maize
With the Union Government ruling out procurement of parboiled rice this is grown for the duration of the rabi season, farmers in Telangana seem to be woken as much as the fact, transferring far from sowing the cereal.
Farmers have sown paddy only on 2.30 lakh acres as of now as in opposition to 6.Ninety lakh acres at some stage in these equal duration a 12 months in the past.
The lack of paddy is the gain of pulses, oilseeds, maize and millets. While the area underneath oilseeds has long past up to three.Fifty one lakh acres against 2.20 lakh acres at some point of the yr-in the past period, the vicinity beneath pulses has extended to 4.07 lakh acres (3.23 lakh acres).
The place under maize has improved to two.02 lakh acres, up from 1.22 lakh acres.
“The numbers are simplest provisional as there is still time left for the of completion of rabi sowings,” an legitimate of the Agriculture Department said.
As of nowadays, sowing has been finished in simplest 13.13 lakh acres towards the season regular of forty six lakh acres. The State, however, had reported a complete cropped vicinity of fifty four lakh acres closing 12 months, which includes 39 lakh acres of paddy.