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A fifth of Indian farmers may not get seed, fertiliser supplies this kharif

Labour shortages, transportation issues impede the movement from manufacturer to distributor and retailer

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farmers issues | Indian Farmers | Kharif season

Dilip Kumar Jha  |  Mumbai 



Real-time price, demand forecast for select crops from next kharif season
No buyers are available for agriculture produce due to the restrictions imposed.

A staggering 20 per cent of farmers in the country may not be able to get seed and agrochemical supplies this due to problems in transporting from the manufacturer to the distributor and retailer. This is because the inter- and intra-state movement of trucks has been severely disrupted by the ongoing nationwide lockdown.

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First Published: Fri, April 24 2020. 15:34 IST

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