Rain brings cheer to farmers

Rain brings cheer to farmers

Tribune Information Service

Moga, November 14

Mild rain and drizzle in some districts of the Malwa belt and in Amritsar and Taran Taran districts on Monday may have an excellent impression on wheat, fruits, greens and all seasonal main and minor crops, in keeping with agricultural specialists. They’re of the view wheat will profit essentially the most from the rain.

Dr Amarjit Singh, Moga Agriculture Growth Officer, mentioned it could assist in germination of seeds, particularly oil seeds equivalent to mustard and canola.

It’s pertinent to say that wheat sowing has been delayed in Punjab because of the late harvesting of paddy. Up to now, it has been sown in simply over 60 per cent of the world. It’s more likely to be sown in a complete space of 35 lakh hectare within the state.

In Patiala, Mohali, Fatehgarh Sahib, Ropar, Hoshiarpur and Pathankot districts, the wheat sowing has crossed the 75 per cent mark, however in Moga, Faridkot, Barnala, Muktsar, Mansa, Bathinda and some different districts of the Malwa belt, it has been achieved in simply 50 per cent of the world. The rain might assist the wheat sowing operations acquire momentum within the subsequent few days.

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