Kharif Urad sowing continued to gain momentum in all States including Madhya Pradesh. Farmers have covered 34.185 lakh ha, down by 4.58% from 35.82 lakh ha as on 12th August, 2022. In MP, Urad has been sown in 16.05 lakh ha., up by 5% from 15.28 lakh ha. same time last year while in Maharashtra, coverage has inched up to 3.49 lakh ha., down by 16% from 4.15 lakh ha. Coverage has reached at 3.16 lakh ha in Rajasthan from 3.83 lakh ha same time last year.