Bhadra CADA requests farmers not to cultivate new crops during summer – The Hindu

In the wake of low water storage in Bhadra reservoir owing to the sluggish monsoon, the Bhadra Command Area Development Authority (CADA) has requested farmers not to take up cultivation of summer crops in 2017.×H.S. Sundaresh, chairperson, Bhadra CADA, said that with the current water storage in the reservoir, the drinking water needs of people in the command area and the water required to save the standing crops, including plantation crops such as arecanut and banana, can be met in the coming summer. In the wake of this, the farmers should not take up cultivation of fresh crops, including short-term or long-term crops during summer, he said.

Source: Bhadra CADA requests farmers not to cultivate new crops during summer – The Hindu

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