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Wheat News - In Rajasthan, Wheat Preferred Over Grams
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In Rajasthan, Wheat Preferred Over Grams

Rajasthan farmers preferring wheat over grams in the current rabi sowing season which may affect the state government’s target of diverting more areas from cereals to pulses and oilseed crops. As against 3.2 lakh hectares reduction in wheat area target from last year’s actual sowing of 31 lakh hectares, farmers have so far expanded the acreage by 25 percent at 19.01 lakh hectares. Wheat procurement by FCI for central pool stocks increased in 2021 in Rajasthan by 5 percent to 2.34 million tonnes from previous years.