Sowing of groundnut is going on across the country. In the current season, sowing of groundnut in different states of the country is progressing 63 hectares ahead as compared to last year.
The time has come for sowing groundnut and the farmer brothers have started preparations for it. This time, more farmers are expressing confidence in the groundnut crop than in the previous season. In such a situation, know how the cultivation of groundnut can be done this time and what information has been given by the Ministry of Agriculture regarding the possibility of cropping of groundnut…
Sowing of groundnut is going on across the country. In the current season, sowing of groundnut in different states of the country is progressing 63 hectares ahead as compared to last year. According to the latest data from the Ministry of Agriculture for the year 2020-21, groundnut has been sown in 5 lakh 95 thousand hectares. Whereas last year till this time only 5 lakh 31 thousand hectares could be sown. At the same time, the production of groundnut can also increase across the country.
high yield forecast
This year the yield of groundnut can cross 10 million tonnes, the effect of which will be seen in the prices in the agricultural markets. According to the third advance estimate released by the Ministry of Agriculture for the crop 2020-21, the yield of groundnut can go up to one crore one lakh tonnes, whereas the last time the yield of peanut crop was close to 99 lakh tonnes.
What is the price of peanuts now?
According to the data given by DD Kisan, the price of groundnut in the mandis of Gujarat is around 5600. At the same time, the price of groundnut in Bangalore remained close to 3250 and in other mandi of Karnataka, the price was close to 5000. At the same time, the price remained close to 5700 in the mandis of Uttar Pradesh.
Last year there was a lot of export
The Government of India has exported groundnut worth US$ 711.4 million in the financial year 2019-20. This means that India has sold groundnut worth about Rs 5100 crore to other countries. Groundnut is cultivated in abundance in India and farmers also earn good income from it.
Let us tell you that groundnut is a crop of both Zayed and Kharif seasons. You can earn a good income by sowing it twice. What are the things you have to keep in mind to grow peanuts? Let us tell you that a good crop of groundnut grows in sandy-loam soil. The most important thing is that the field where you are planning to sow groundnut should be kept free from weeds for at least one month. Water is very important for groundnut crop. In such a situation, it is important to keep in mind that there is a good system for irrigation.
Also read- The price of mustard in the online market broke all the records so far, the rate reached Rs 9496 per quintal