Because of the cost of diesel, plowing the fields became expensive

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Due to the steadily rising price of diesel, the tractor drivers have increased the tillage rates of the fields. Because of this, the problem facing farmers has worsened. Their income was directly affected by the increase in cultivation costs. Because of the rise in the price of diesel, seven to seven and a half hundred rupees per hectare were now grown instead of five hundred.
The month of May-June is considered the most important month for agriculture, in which the preparation of the harvest is carried out by plowing the fields. The condition is that plowing the fields with tractors has become expensive due to the constantly rising diesel prices. As a result, the farmers’ budget has deteriorated. Last year 400 to 500 plows were used per hectare. At the same time, 700 to 750 per hectare have to be plowed because of the cost of diesel. Farmer Triloki Yadav says that diesel prices have been rising steadily for two years. There is a steady loss in agriculture, tillage has doubled in three years, tractor rent becomes so high in agriculture that not even part of the arduous work in agriculture arrives.
Farmer Santosh Singh says that plowing the fields with the tractor is a compulsion. Because the practice of mating oxen is over. Due to the cost of diesel, tractor rental in Kheti Bari is increasing every year. The government should give the farmers separately diesel. Farmer Radheshyam Pandey says the government should give diesel subsidies to agricultural-related tractors based on utility vehicles should be removed from the list and agricultural vehicles should be maintained. Farmer Ghurhu Singh Patel says the government should consider delivering diesel to farmers at low prices.

Due to the steadily rising price of diesel, the tractor drivers have increased the tillage rates of the fields. Because of this, the problem facing farmers has worsened. Their income was directly affected by the increase in cultivation costs. Because of the rise in the price of diesel, seven to seven and a half hundred rupees per hectare were now grown instead of five hundred.

The month of May-June is considered the most important month for agriculture, in which the preparation of the harvest is carried out by plowing the fields. The condition is that plowing the fields with tractors has become expensive due to the constantly rising diesel prices. As a result, the farmers’ budget has deteriorated. Last year 400 to 500 plows were used per hectare. At the same time, 700 to 750 per hectare have to be plowed because of the cost of diesel. Farmer Triloki Yadav says that diesel prices have been rising steadily for two years. There is a steady loss in agriculture, tillage has doubled in three years, tractor rent becomes so high in agriculture that not even part of the arduous work in agriculture arrives.

Farmer Santosh Singh says that plowing the fields with the tractor is a compulsion. Because the practice of mating oxen is over. Due to the cost of diesel, tractor rental in Kheti Bari is increasing every year. The government should give the farmers separately diesel. Farmer Radheshyam Pandey says the government should give diesel subsidies to agricultural-related tractors based on utility vehicles should be removed from the list and agricultural vehicles should be maintained. Farmer Ghurhu Singh Patel says the government should consider supplying farmers with cheap diesel fuel.

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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