Tail-end farmers in Mandya hiring water tankers to save crops – The Hindu

Narayana, a marginal farmer from Besagarahalli of Maddur taluk, was thrilled when the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in April that the southwest monsoon will be “good and above normal.”

The forecast of a good monsoon prompted him to take up farming. But, now Mr. Narayana is repenting for relying on the prediction that went wrong.

Source: Tail-end farmers in Mandya hiring water tankers to save crops – The Hindu

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