According to the Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare recent data, Kharif Tur sowing continued to gain momentum in all States including Maharashtra. Farmers have covered 10.574 lakh ha as on 1st July, 2022. It is down by only around 14% from 12.266 lakh hectare same time last year. The major growing States are Karnataka, MP, UP and Telangana. In Karnataka, Tur has been sown in 3.62 lakh hectare area while in Maharashtra it has been paged at 4.72 lakh hectare.