Rabi season: Govt aims 60% of wheat area under climate resilient varieties

Faced with a heatwave in 2021, the government encouraged farmers in 2022 to go for heat-tolerant wheat varieties in 47 per cent of the total wheat acreage of 30 million hectares. Ahead of rabi sowing from next month, the Centre on Tuesday said it targets to bring 60 per cent of the total wheat area […]

Wheat acreage up slightly at 341.13 lakh hectare so far this rabi season

Synopsis According to the latest data, the area under coverage for wheat has risen to 341.13 lakh ha till January 20 of the current rabi season of the 2022-23 crop year (July-June) against 339.87 lakh ha during the same period last year. Wheat acreage has increased marginally to 341.13 lakh hectare (ha) so far in […]