Potato and garlic bumper production in sirmour and chamb hpvk

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In Sirmaur district, garlic growers are happy with their faces due to good prices.

Farmers told that this time due to the weather, maize and wheat crops have been ruined a lot. But his potato crop is being considered as a bumper crop this time. The seed which was provided by the Agriculture Department is also very expensive, so the government should give some concession in the meantime.

Chamba/Sirmaur. In the midst of the Corona period in Himachal Pradesh, garlic growers in Sirmaur district are in tears due to good prices. The garlic of Sirmaur district is reaching the mandis of the outer states. This is the first time compared to the last several years, when the prices of garlic have increased so much. Actually, Sirmaur district is known for the production of garlic. Garlic is produced in large quantities, especially in the Giripar area of ​​the district. This time, in comparison to the last several years in the region, where there has been a good yield of garlic. At the same time, the prices are also good. This time the farmers are getting 100 to 150 rupees per kg and garlic price during the corona period, due to which the garlic grower is looking happy and the farmers are getting big relief in the midst of this difficult time.

Cheap in local market, expensive outside

Farmers say that at the local level they are being sold 90 to β‚Ή 100 per kg, while in the mandis of other states including Delhi, Calcutta, garlic is being sold 150 to β‚Ή 160 per kg. Haripurdhar, Shillai, Dalyanu, Timbi etc. of Sirmaur district are such areas, where garlic is produced in large quantities.

People taking out potatoes from the fields in Chamba.

Disappointed with corn but the radiance returned from potatoes

In Chamba district, maize and wheat crops have been affected due to the weather. But there has been a bumper crop of potatoes in the district. Which is believed to be about 3 times more than the last. Even in the market, farmers are not getting good price for their hard work. Farmers told that this time due to the weather, maize and wheat crops have been ruined a lot. But his potato crop is being considered as a bumper crop this time. The seed which was provided by the Agriculture Department is also very expensive, so the government should give some concession in the meantime.




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