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 31.08 lakh ha as on 22nd July, 2022. It is down by around 20% from 38.97 lakh hectare same time last year. In Karnataka, Tur has been sown in 10 lakh hectare area, down by 19% from 12.36 lakh ha. while in Maharashtra sowing has been paged at 10.27 lakh hectare, down by 14% from 12.02 lakh ha same period last year. Telangana and UP have covered around 1.58 lakh ha and 1.67 lakh ha area respectively under Tur.