Why? Due to unpredictable rains & groundwater depletion.
- Government-sponsored ‘Beyond Sugarcane’ movement has gathered pace in the dry district of Osmanabad, with thousands of farmers taking to soyabean, tur & horticulture, and most importantly Gerbera.
- Government says that contrary to earlier practice of having bore wells, sugarcane farmers have to compulsorily employ drip irrigation.
Do you have any clue what Gerbera is?