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GoI targets 17 million tonnes of Mustard Production

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare recently announced that it is to bring nine million tonnes of land under mustard cultivation. This will increase mustard production to 17 million tonnes by 2025-26. Current Scenario The average mustard production in India, that is, the mustard production between 2015 and 2019 was 7.7 million tonnes. This ..

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Wheat Procurement Season begins amidst COVID-19 crisis

Every year, wheat procurement begins by April first week and mustard procurement by last week of March. However, this year, due to lock down and COVID-19 crisis, the procurement process has been delayed by 15 days. Highlights The Food Corporation of India transported 50,000 metric tonnes of rice and wheat out of Punjab through special ..

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Advance Estimates of Production of Major Crops for 2018-19

The second advance estimates for the production of most of the crops for the agricultural year 2018-19 been released by the Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare. Data on Production of Food Crops Foodgrains  –  281.37 million tonnes. Rice  –  115.60  million tonnes. (record) Nutri / Coarse Cereals – 42.64 million tonnes. Maize  –  27.80 million ..

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