Monday, July 3, 2006

Sowing Delayed by lack of Rain

Jamnagar is worst affected as of now ..
The sowing season has been delayed in this region of Gujarat. Only 30% of land have been sowed so far. However, if the rain is due on time, this figure can increase. Also there were reports of showers and increased humidity over the last couple of days, raising farmer's hopes. According to data from agriculture department only 42,000 hectares in Jamnagar (30%) have come under sowing.