As per Andhra Pradesh agricultural department, as on 29th June Red Chilli sowing activity completed around 936 hectares as compared to last year same period 733 hectares.
Overall, the average rainfall received in Andhra Pradesh from 01.06.2022 to 29.06.2022 is recorded as 104.0 mm as against the Normal as on date of 93.5 mm showing by Normal 11.2 percent.
In Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Red Chilli acreage is likely to go down by 15% to 20% this season as per current situation. In Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Red Chilli nursery activity slowly started after receiving monsoon rainfall. As per initial report, as return/farmer realization from other competitive crops like Cotton, Maize etc. are very high this season compared to last year.