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31/08/2017

Agriculture Latest news 25/08/2917

Kharif Crop Sowing Crosses 1013 Lakh Hectare Area


 The total sown area as on 25th August 2017, as per reports received from States, stands at 1013.83 lakh hectare as compared to 1019.60 lakh hectare at this time last year.

It is reported that rice has been shown/transplanted in 358.28 lakh hectare, pulse in 135.96 lakh hectare, course serial in 178.85 lakh hectare, sugarcane in 49.78 lakh hectare and cotton in 119.67 lakh hectare.

           The details of the area covered so far​ and that covered during this time last year are given below:-

In Lakh Hectare 
Crop
Area sown in 2017-18
Area sown in 2016-17
Rice
358.28
361.24
Pulses
135.96
141.35
Coarse Cereals
178.85
182.61
Oilseeds
164.24
178.66
Sugarcane
49.78
45.64
Jute & Mesta
7.05
7.56
Cotton
119.67
102.54
Total
1013.83
1019.60

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