Kharif sowing completed in 91% area, cotton acreage up by 10%

Kharif sowing completed in 91% area, cotton acreage up by 10%

Sowing has been completed over 96.6 million hectare of land, marginally lower than the 99.8 million hectare sown by this time last year
India’s monsoon forecast to be better for crops next week

India’s monsoon forecast to be better for crops next week

Monsoon is likely to provide more rain next week that will aid growth of crops sown in northwest and central areas
Monsoon rains 22% below average in past week

Monsoon rains 22% below average in past week

Rains in Andhra Pradesh and Marathwada would ease moisture stress and aid growth in cotton, pulses and sugarcane
The tiger in the backyard

The tiger in the backyard

Protected areas need to be connected so that the tiger and other species can move from one forest to another without confronting man
Will 2014 be a drought year?

Will 2014 be a drought year?

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