The monsoon is critical to the farm sector as it accounts for more than 70 percent of India’s annual showers and irrigates more than half the country’s farmland. Photographer: Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg

Kharif Sowing Off To A Slow Start Due To Weak June Rainfall

A delayed onset of the Southwest monsoon has led to early signs of weakness in sowing patterns, which could impact agricultural output during the Kharif season.Rainfall during the month of June was...

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