Mercury rises in the rainy season, the farmers who sow paddy worry

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Ghazipur. Because of the lesser rainfall, farmers are worried about the drought in rice cultivation. Even in the rainy season there can be dryness due to the temperatures over 36 degrees and there has been no rain for 14 days. Agricultural experts also fear that if this situation continues, rice production will be affected. If Indra Devta is not friendly even in August, farmers may face drought. Water is currently being poured into the rice fields, but due to the scorching sun and heat, the water in the fields is drying up. At the same time, the rice plant has started to wither due to the sun. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, rice is grown on an area of ​​one lakh 62 hectares in the district. A target of 29.98 per hectare has been set for this year. There are a total of 4 lakh 8,000 farmers in the district, while 5 lakh 27,000 farmers have registered on the Department of Agriculture website. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, there should be an average of 292.2 mm of precipitation in the month of July. But so far only 35.80 mm of rain has been registered in July, which is much less. The faces of the farmers and the department had bloomed from incessant rains in June, but after that the lack of rain started worrying.
For the time being, drought is ruled out. It has been said that due to the lack of average rainfall, it can also affect the cost of producing rice crops, as well as increasing their production. Mrityunjay Singh, District Agriculture Commissioner

Ghazipur. Because of the lesser rainfall, farmers are worried about the drought in rice cultivation. Even in the rainy season there can be dryness due to the temperatures over 36 degrees and there has been no rain for 14 days. Agricultural experts also fear that if this situation continues, rice production will be affected. If Indra Devta is not friendly even in August, farmers may face drought. Water is currently being poured into the rice fields, but due to the scorching sun and heat, the water in the fields is drying up. At the same time, the rice plant has started to wither due to the sun. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, 62 hectares of rice are grown in the district on an area of ​​one lakh. A target of 29.98 per hectare has been set for this year. There are a total of 4 lakh 8,000 farmers in the district, while 5 lakh 27,000 farmers are registered on the Ministry of Agriculture website. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, there should be an average of 292.2 mm of precipitation in the month of July. But so far only 35.80 mm of rain has been registered in July, which is much less. The faces of the farmers and the department had bloomed from incessant rains in June, but after that the lack of rain started worrying.

For the time being, drought is ruled out. It has been said that due to the lack of average rainfall, it can also affect the cost of producing rice crops, as well as increasing their production. Mrityunjay Singh, District Agriculture Commissioner

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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