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The land of Bundelkhand is considered favorable for the crops of pulses and oilseeds. Actually the climate here remains dry and the crops of pulses and oilseeds mainly require dry climate.
District Hamirpur located in Bundelkhand, Uttar Pradesh (Hamirpur) is in the headlines these days for its agricultural production. Of course, pulses to Bundelkhand and oilseeds ,Pulses and Oilseeds), but this bowl is completely filled by Hamirpur alone. Alam is that this time bumper production of pulses and oilseeds crops is expected in Hamirpur district. At the same time, the production of peas is also seen breaking many records. In fact, the farmers here have this time the Agriculture Department (Agriculture Department) has produced pulses and oilseeds in excess of the target set. Out of which record production of peas has been recorded in the district. In such a situation, after many years, happiness has returned in the faces of the farmers. At the same time, the Agriculture Department is considering it as its big success.
Increase in area under sowing of pulses and oilseeds by 15 to 20 percent
In Bundelkhand, gram, peas and lentils are mainly sown as pulse crops in the Rabi season. So there, mustard, linseed and rapeseed are sown as oilseed crops. According to the data released by the Agriculture Department, there has been an increase of 15 to 20 percent in the area under sowing of pulses and oilseeds this Rabi season. According to the Hamirpur Agriculture Department, this time 126039 hectares of sowing of pulses crops and 19916 hectares of oilseed crops were set target for sowing in Rabi season. Relative to which 144869 hectares of pulses and 23741 hectares of oilseed crops were sown in the district. Whose harvesting is going on these days. The final figures of whose production are to be released.
District Agriculture Deputy Director Dr Harishankar says that this time in the last 5 years, the farmers have produced pulses and oilseed crops in maximum area. He said that this time there was some damage due to hailstorm in some areas, but despite this, record production is expected this time.
Pea sown area was 3 times more
Peas sown area has also been behind the breaking of the record of pea production in the district. Actually this time farmers have cultivated peas in the record area in the district, which is 3 times more than the estimate and target. According to the information received from the District Agriculture Department, this time the estimate and target was fixed that farmers would sow peas in 11722 hectares, but farmers have sown peas in 33412 hectares beyond the target. Due to this, record production is expected. According to Dr. Hari Shankar, Deputy Director of Agriculture, the heat wave started running from the month of February this year. For this reason, there has been weakness in the grains of some crops. Even after this, the production has been more than expected, the peas have increased up to 3 times. If the weather had supported a little more, then the production of these crops would have broken the record of many years.
Crops – Target of sowing (in hectares) – Sowing done by farmers (in hectares)
- Chana 80773 – 79887
- Peas 11722 – 33412
- Lentils 22654 – 31570
- Mustard – 15670 – 19225
- Linseed- 2948 -3221
- Toria – 1293 -1295
Therefore Bundelkhand is favorable for pulses and oilseeds production.
The land of Bundelkhand is considered favorable for the crops of pulses and oilseeds. Actually Bundelkhand receives about 1050 mm of rainfall, even after this it remains drought-prone. The main reason for this is that in Bundelkhand from July to September, 90 to 95 percent of the total rainfall gets rain. After which the weather here remains dry and the crops of pulses and oilseeds mainly require dry climate. In such a situation, the production of pulses and oilseeds is good in this area.
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