How to get more fruits with every picking in okra

  • To take more picking in Bhindi crop 2 weeks before sowing, mix the FYM in the field equal to 10 tons/acre in the field, thereby increasing the absorbing capacity of the nutrients in the plant.
  • At the time of sowing, mix nitrogen-fixing and phosphorus solubilizing bacteria with fertilizers in the field at the rate of 2 kg/acre.
  • Give the quantity of nitrogen (60-80 kg per acre) at the time of sowing and half quantity remaining 30 days after sowing, thereby increasing the number of fruits per branch per vinegar and it can be increased by 50% production.
  • Approximately 40 to 50 days after the sowing of the okra starts to give fruits.
  • Before the first picking, gives calcium nitrate + boron @ 10 kg/acre, 10 kg magnesium sulphate 10 kg/acre + Urea @ 25 kg/acre with Nitrogen Fixation and Phosphorus Solublizing bacteria @ 1kg/acre.
  • During flowering in okra give Ammonium sulfate at the rate of 55-70 kg/acre, it is important for the development of the fruits.
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Spring is the right time to plant sugarcane, it will be very profitable

  • It can be cultivated in loamy loam, loam, and heavy soil. 
  • Deep plowing should be done. 
  • Remove the remains of the previous crop from the field. 
  • After plowing, add organic manure to the soil. 
  • The first deep plowing soil should be from a plow.
  • After this, plow with a plow and cultivator 2 to 3 times. 
  • Now make the soil brittle and the field flat by running the Pata.

 

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Government’s big initiative, farmers will also get a subsidy of up to 50 percent on combine harvesters

  • The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to give subsidies to farmers for purchasing combine harvesters from this year.
  • Subsidy amount given to farmers on agricultural equipment has also been increased. 
  • The Madhya Pradesh government will now provide a subsidy of 50 percent of the price on the purchase of agricultural implements to small, marginal, scheduled-caste, scheduled-tribe and women farmers and 40 percent subsidy on the cost to other farmers.
  • For more information about this news icon, you can contact us at https://dbt.mpdage.org/Eng_Index.aspx .
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Suitable time to harvesting of gram

  • When most of the pod is yellow, then gram must be harvested.
  • When the plant dries, and the leaves turn reddish-brown, and the leaves begin to fall, the crop is ready for harvesting.
  • Due to delay in the crop drying and harvesting for a long time, the pods start falling, which reduces yield, so harvesting should be done if the gram has moisture up to about 15 percent.
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Cultural activities and spray while filling grain in wheat

  • In wheat crop, the stage of filing the grain or milking stage is very important.
  • At this stage, grains are filled inside the spick. At this time, irrigation is very important.
  • Along with for good growth of the grain, spraying of homobrassinolide 0.04% @ 100 ml with 00:52:34 @ 1 kg / acre should be done.
  • Urea @ 40 kg and micronutrients @ 8 kg / acre should be given as the third installment of fertilizers.
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Powdery mildew in coriander

  • This is a terrible disease of coriander crop.
  • In this disease, small white brown spots appear on the leaves, which later spread on the entire surface.
  • Affected by this disease Plant leaves become dry and fall.
  • For effective control of the disease spray hexaconazole 5% SC @ 400 ml / acre or tebuconazole 10% + sulfur 65% WG @ 500 g / acre or Pseudomonas fluorescens + Bacillus subtilis @ 0.25 + 0.25 kg / acre.
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Pulse beetle management in gram

  • The population of Pulse beetle has been observed rapidly after 60 days of stored granular storage period.
  • Due to the initial loss due to transplantation of beetle in gram, 87.23% seed damage and 37.15% weight loss were observed within 120 days of storage.
  • In various oils and plant products tested, Neem and castor oil @ 6 ml/kg seed proved effective for four months of storage.
  • Coat the seed with small quantities of vegetable oil or mix neem leaves in the stored grain.
  • Dip jute bag in 10% Malathion solution.
  • use airtight storage structure.
  • Fumigation with aluminum phosphide protects the seed without affecting the viability.

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Storage of potatoes

  • Proper storage of your crop begins with a few cultivation practices prior to harvesting.
  • A weeks before of harvesting reduce the irrigation in crop. This will toughen up the skins on the potatoes.
  • Make sure you let the vines die all the way back before you dig up the crop.
  • Clean the potatoes after you dig them up and place in a cardboard box or open paper bags in a room that is 18°c and humidity up to 95 percent.
  • Remove any that have soft spots, green ends or open cuts.
  • Choose a dry room with a temperature of 2-4°C. Ideally, a refrigerator works well, but the crop may be too large (six to eight months) to store in your fridge.
  • When storing garden potatoes in temperatures above 4° C, they will only last three or four months.

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Budget 2020 bought good news for the Agriculture sector…

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman, has presented her second union budget today. In this budget, the government had announced various changes for almost all sectors in the nation. While presenting the budget, the Finance Minister has announced 16 major points for farmers and the agricultural sector. The key highlight of these announcements are as follows-

  1. To boost agricultural exports in both international as well as domestic routes, the government had announced a Krishi Udaan scheme.
  2. The target for Agricultural credit has also been increased to Rs 15 lakh crore from Rs 12 lakh crore
  3. Rs 2.83 lakh crore has been allotted for FY21 for Agriculture and irrigation
  4. Rs 1.23 lakh crore is allotted for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
  5. fodder farm and cold storage would be developed under NABARD Refinancing Scheme
  6. The government had announced to raise fish production to 200 lakh tonnes by 2022-23
  7. milk processing capacity is targeted to be doubled to 108 MT
  8. Government proposes measures to improve the situation in 100 water-stressed districts
  9. Government to set up 20 lakh to benefit farmers
  10. Separate Kisan Rails will be started in PPP mode for perishable goods
  11. The government will increase focus on One product for one district model for farmer’s welfare.
  12. Government to focus on Zero Budget farming
  13. e-NAM to be integrated with the financing of negotiable warehousing receipts
  14. Farm markets will be liberalized
  15. Farmers would be educated for Balanced use of fertilizers in the farmlands
  16. In a bid to liberalize agricultural markets, the govt plans handhold farmers
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Irrigation in Bitter gourd

  • Bitter Gourd cannot tolerate drought or water stagnation.
  • Water the crop immediately after sowing or planting, on the third day and then once a week depending upon the soil moisture.
  • Maintain good soil moisture in the upper 50 cm of soil where the majority of roots are located.

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