Makka Ka Rakaba Ghata, Moongaphalee Ka Badha – The acreage for corn decreased, the peanut increased

Corn harvest standing in the field.
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Kannauj The acreage for maize has decreased in the crops sown in Zayed. This time the peanuts gained weight. The acreage for corn has been reduced by around six thousand hectares after a long time.
This time the farmers preferred vegetables, peanuts and green fodder instead of corn. Farmers say the reason for reducing the corn crop is the problem of the pest from two years old. On the other hand, consumption has also decreased due to the blocking under Kovid-19. Last year the rate was 1200 rupees per quintal. Because of this, the farmers made different harvests this time. Corn was sown in an area of ​​33,000 hectares in Zayed. Corn was sown on 39,000 hectares last year.
Virendra, who lives in Tahpur, Tejaram who lives in Jaraura, Kuldeep who lives in Pukhrawan, and Omshankar who lives in Amolar said that Mecca suffered major damage last year due to the lockdown. The costs of all farmers could not be clarified either. Much of the harvest was ruined by bruises in the field. Reasonable prices were not received when the harvest was ready. In 2019 farmers received a price of up to 2200 rupees per quintal.
According to the farmers, the infection of the corona is also fast this time. There is a possibility of blocking. In such a situation, all companies that buy corn at an expensive price will be closed. You are not getting the right price. This time, this reduced the cultivation area of ​​the farmers.
At the same time, the peanut area has increased from 2,615 to 3,000 hectares. Green forage was sown on 800 hectares instead of 550 compared to the last time. The vegetables were last grown on 2,615 hectares. This time three thousand hectares were sown. Urd was last sown on 2050 hectares. This time it was sown on 2,152 hectares. This time Moong was sown in 1972 instead of 1,880 hectares.

Kannauj The acreage for maize has decreased in the crops sown in Zayed. This time the peanuts gained weight. The acreage for corn has been reduced by about six thousand hectares after a long time.

This time the farmers preferred vegetables, peanuts and green fodder instead of corn. Farmers say the reason for reducing the corn crop is the problem of the pest from two years old. On the other hand, consumption has also decreased due to the blocking under Kovid-19. Last year the rate was around Rs 1200 per quintal. Because of this, the farmers made different harvests this time. Corn was sown in an area of ​​33,000 hectares in Zayed. Corn was sown on 39,000 hectares last year.

Virendra, who lives in Tahpur, Tejaram who lives in Jaraura, Kuldeep who lives in Pukhrawan, and Omshankar who lives in Amolar said that Mecca suffered major damage last year due to the lockdown. The costs of all farmers could also not be clarified. Much of the harvest was ruined by bruises in the field. Reasonable prices were not received when the harvest was ready. In 2019, farmers received a price of up to 2200 rupees per quintal.

According to the farmers, the infection of the corona is also fast this time. There is a possibility of blocking. In such a situation, all companies that buy corn at an expensive price will be closed. You are not getting the right price. This time, this reduced the cultivation area of ​​the farmers.

At the same time, the peanut area has increased from 2,615 to 3,000 hectares. Green forage was sown on 800 hectares instead of 550 compared to the last time. The vegetables were last grown on 2,615 hectares. This time three thousand hectares were sown. Urd was last sown on 2050 hectares. This time it was sown on 2,152 hectares. This time Moong was sown in 1972 instead of 1,880 hectares.

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