Heavy rain became a disaster for farmers, due to water logging in the field, damage to pulses crops

Once again in Maharashtra, crops are getting ruined due to heavy rains. Heavy rains have been continuing in most parts of the state since the evening of September 10. Due to excessive rainfall, the crop is turning yellow due to water logging in the tur crop fields and many crops are getting destroyed due to increasing infestation of pests. Due to this, the crop on 79 thousand 350 hectares is in trouble, and there is an atmosphere of concern among the farmers. In fact, due to waterlogging, the crop of tur in the fields of many farmers has started getting spoiled. This is expected to reduce production. farmers It is said that when the condition of the crop is good, due to the sudden withdrawal of rain, this crop is suffering a lot.

The farmers have to say that till now the compensation for the loss due to the rains in July has not been received. In such a situation, it is not known when the Panchnama will be done for the loss of crops due to the current rain. Due to this we are facing a lot of financial loss. The farmers are requesting the government to provide help to the farmers soon.

Heavy damage to crops due to rain

This year, there has been a delay in the sowing of Kharif in the district. In Buldhana district, soybean has been cultivated in 3 lakh 97 thousand 453 hectares and cotton in 2 lakh 2 thousand 997 hectares. In these two crops, tur has been sown as an inter crop. And the area of ​​this crop is 79 thousand 350. All the crops have been good so far due to the right amount of rain and at the right time. However, the cotton and maize crops have been badly affected due to rain accompanied by strong wind for the last two-three days. At the same time, the rain has also affected the tur crop on the waterlogged agricultural land. The crop has started turning yellow due to excessive rain.

Experts are giving advice to farmers

Farmers say that water logging is dangerous in tur crops. Due to this, the risk of crop failure increases due to the spread of various diseases on this crop. It can also cause disease. To avoid this danger, experts of Krishi Vigyan Kendra located at Jalgaon Jamod have appealed that the water of the fields should be cleaned as soon as the rain stops. .getting blasted.

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