Kharif Crops -Country is likely to have bumper production of food grains

Date & Time: 2019-09-06 05:49:26

With better monsoon rains in August, the sowing area of Kharif crops has improved significantly. presently The crop condition of Kharif crops is “good” and production will be “good As on August 30, rice area stood at 354.84 lakh hectare as against 372.42 lakh hectares in the year-ago period. Pulses acreage was down at 127.99 lakh hectares against 131.54 lakh hectares, while the area under coarse cereals was flat at 171.74 lakh hectares. Oilseeds acreage was marginally lower at 170.78 lakh hectares compared to 171.15 lakh hectares. The area under cotton was higher at 124.9 lakh hectares as against 117.66 lakh hectares