Third advance estimate of production of major crops for 2022-23

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major-crops-for-2022-23Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar released the third advance estimates of production of major crops for the agricultural year 2022-23. In which food grains production has been estimated at 3305.34 lakh tonnes in the current agricultural year.

An overview of the news: 

  • In this, record production of rice, wheat, maize, soybean, rapeseed and mustard and sugarcane has been estimated.
  • As per the 3rd Advance Estimates for 2022-23, the estimated production of major crops is as follows:
  • Total food grain production: 3305.34 lakh tonnes (record). This is 149.18 lakh tonnes more than the previous year 2021-22.

Main food grains :

  • Rice: 1355.42 lakh tonnes, which is 60.71 lakh tonnes more than last year.
  • Wheat: 1127.43 lakh tonnes
  • Bajra: 111.66 lakh tonnes
  • Nutri/Coarse Cereals (Shri Anna): 547.48 Lakh Tonnes
  • Maize: 359.13 lakh tonnes
  • Total pulses: 275.04 lakh tonnes

    • Gram: 135.43 lakh tonnes
    • Moong: 37.40 lakh tonnes
  • Oilseeds: 409.96 lakh tonnes

    • Groundnut: 102.82 lakh tonnes
    • Soybean: 149.76 lakh tonnes
    • Rapeseed and mustard: 124.94 lakh tonnes
  • Cotton: 343.47 lakh bales (170 kg per bale)
  • Sugarcane: 4942.28 lakh tonnes

Jute and Mesta: 94.94 lakh bales (180 kg per bale)

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