A steady option: Low rain forces farmers in several states to turn to maize

According to latest data from the department of agriculture, till July 25, maize has been sown in around 6.38 million hectares, which is around 136,000 hectares more than the same period last year

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A harvester unloads corn to a cargo truck at a farm

New Delhi
Amid the gloom surrounding kharif sowing this year due to delay in the onset of the southwest monsoon, there is one bright spot: A late surge in the area under

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First Published: Jul 30 2019 | 1:13 AM IST

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