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Mustard area jumps by 30% on high prices, shows data

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Overall, rabi crops have been sown in round 26.06 million hectares until November 11, which is 21.43 per cent greater than the area coated throughout the identical interval final yr

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meals crops | Rabi acreage | Mustard



Encouraged by good costs, farmers have planted mustard in over 30 per cent extra area until November 11 this yr as in comparison with the year-ago interval.


Traders mentioned with mustard costs ruling nicely above the minimal help worth of (MSP) of Rs 4,650 per quintal final yr at Rs 7,000 per quintal, extra farmers are shifting in direction of the crop this season.









Overall, rabi crops have been sown in round 26.06 million hectares until November 11, which is 21.43 per cent greater than the area coated throughout the identical interval final yr.


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First Published: Fri, November 19 2021. 01:55 IST