Kharif Urad sowing continued to gain momentum in all States including Madhya Pradesh. Farmers have covered 31.829 lakh ha, now down by 6% from 33.87 lakh ha as on 5th August, 2022. In MP, Urad has been sown in 15.32 lakh ha., up by 4.64% from 14.64 lakh ha. same time last year while in Maharashtra, coverage has inched up to 3.438 lakh ha., down by 15% from 4.047 lakh ha. Coverage has reached at 3.138 lakh ha in Rajasthan from 3.694 lakh ha same time last year.