Campaign to educate farmers against cultivating paddy, sugarcane stepped up – KARNATAKA – The Hindu

An exercise to educate farmers against cultivating paddy and sugarcane, as these crops require more water, is underway in the district.Following insufficient rainfall in the catchment areas of Cauvery in Kodagu and less storage at reservoirs along Cauvery, the State Cabinet recently decided to use the storage at the Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) and Tungabhadra (TB) dam only for drinking purposes during the ongoing kharif season.

Source: Campaign to educate farmers against cultivating paddy, sugarcane stepped up – KARNATAKA – The Hindu

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