Was expecting record harvests...
Posted by Ken Waldron on May 3, 2022, 2:56 pm, in reply to "India's record-shattering heat wave will harm food production"
"NEW DELHI, INDIA — India is likely to produce a record 316.06 million tonnes of grain in the current crop year to June, Reuters reported, citing government estimates released by the farm ministry Feb. 16. The total would be up from 310.74 million tonnes harvested the previous year. |
Wheat output is expected at 111.32 million tonnes, up from the previous year's 109.59 million tonnes, and farmers are likely to harvest 127.93 million tonnes of rice compared to last year’s production of 124.37 million tonnes..."