Bhagalpur Zone: Shear cultivation used to be done in 800 hectares, now paddy will be planted in 1600 hectares

Bhagalpur Zone: Shear cultivation used to be done in 800 hectares, now paddy will be planted in 1600 hectares

 In collaboration with Bihar Agricultural University, Bhagalpuri Shear Producer Association is preparing to cultivate shear in double the area in Bhagalpur, Banka and Munger districts under Bhagalpur region. Farmers have been made aware about this. Not only this, the cultivation of shears done in an organic way further enhanced the fragrance of the clippers. With the increase in the demand of sheared chura and rice, the price is also getting exorbitant. Due to this the enthusiasm of the farmers is being seen. Earlier, where shear was cultivated in 800 hectares in the field, now more than 1600 hectares of land are ready for shearing paddy cultivation.

Research continues to reduce farmers' problems

Agricultural scientist Mankesh Kumar said that research is going on to reduce the problems of farmers to promote the cultivation of clippers. With the improvement in the weather, organic farming has been encouraged. Under the supervision of Bihar Agricultural University and Bhagalpur Shear Producer Association, shear cultivation was done in only 300 hectares of land in Jagdishpur, Sanhola, Shahkund and Sultanganj blocks of the district. This time the yield was two quintals more than last year. Last year, where 28 quintals of sheared paddy was produced in one hectare, this time it was 30 to 32 quintals.

Shear farming is done in these areas

Mankesh Kumar, Junior Scientist of Plant Breeding Department of Bihar Agricultural University, said that at present, shear cultivation is being done in 800 hectares in Munger, Banka and Bhagalpur, preparations were already made to double it, which the farmers accepted. At present, 100 hectares are being cultivated in Munger, 300 hectares in Amarpur, Rajoun, Barahat and Bounsi in Banka. Shear is cultivated in only 300 hectares in Jagdishpur, Sultanganj, Shahkund, Sanhola of Bhagalpur. 200 in Munger, 600 in Banka, while preparations are on to increase the area from 800 to 1000 hectares in Bhagalpur.

Encouraging farmers to take up commercial farming

Rajshekhar, a shear grower farmer of Jagdishpur told that the scientists of Bihar Agricultural University have decided to expand by removing the difficulties in the way of crop. According to the plan, the acreage of shear is being doubled. Now from 800 hectares to 1600 hectares, the fields will start blooming. Farmers are being encouraged to take up commercial farming. In this, progressive farmers of Katni are cooperating a lot.

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Heavy rain warning in Sheohar, Sitamarhi, Madhubani, and Darbhanga, and the possibility of a thunderstorm in 18 districts today

Heavy rain warning in Sheohar, Sitamarhi, Madhubani, and Darbhanga, and the possibility of a thunderstorm in 18 districts today

There is a possibility of rain in all the districts of Bihar today. Moderate to heavy rainfall may occur in some districts. Today there is a warning of heavy rain in four districts of North Bihar, Sheohar, Sitamarhi, Madhubani, and Darbhanga. Also, there is a possibility of thunderstorms in 18 districts. An appeal has been made to the people of these districts to be careful regarding this. On Sunday, only seven districts of Bihar received rain.

The 18 districts of North Bihar and South Bihar where thunderstorms and moderate rainfall are likely are East Champaran, West Champaran, Gopalganj, Siwan, Saran, Darbhanga, Madhubani, Sheohar, Sitamarhi, Muzaffarpur, Vaishali, Samastipur, Buxar, Bhabua, Rohtas, Aurangabad, and Arwal are included. There is a possibility of thunderstorms with rain in all the areas of these districts.

On the other hand, light or moderate rainfall may occur at most places of Supaul, Araria, Kishanganj, Purnia, Katihar, Madhepura, and Saharsa in Northeast Bihar. Light rain and lightning are likely to occur at one or two places in 13 districts of south-central and southeast Bihar. These districts include Patna, Gaya, Jehanabad, Nalanda, Sheikhpura, Nawada, Begusarai, Lakhisarai, Bhagalpur, Munger, Banka, Jamui and Khagaria.

Most rain in Kishanganj

On Sunday, Kishanganj received the highest rainfall of 14.4 mm. Light rain has occurred at one or two places of Purnia, Katihar, Araria, Nalanda, Sheikhpura, and Begusarai. The highest temperature on Sunday was 37.8 degrees Celsius in Buxar. Aurangabad was in second place where the temperature was recorded at 37.7 degrees. The average temperature in all the districts including Patna, and Gaya was between 34 and 37 degrees. The lowest temperature was recorded in Saharsa at 32.5 degrees Celsius.

people will get relief from the heat

According to the Meteorological Center Patna, the flow of east and southeast wind remains up to 1.5 km above the surface in the whole of Bihar. Its speed is about eight to 10 kilometers per hour. Simultaneously, an East-West trough is passing from the cyclonic circulation area formed over North-West Rajasthan to the Bay of Central West Bengal at 1.5 km above sea level through East Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and South Odisha. With the rains, people will get relief from the heat.

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