As per APCC latest forecast, intensification of EL NINO from June to September 2023 is predicted.
Below Normal Rainfall is forecast in entire West-Coast of India during May to July 2023.
This coincides with sowing period of major Kharif crops in India such as Paddy, Cotton, Soybean, Tobacco and Groundnut. Through Fasal Salah App (downloadable free from Google Play Store), farmers could get precise information on crop varieties best suited for their area and time window for sowing to counter deficit monsoon.
Aug- Oct 2023 forecast further indicates below normal rainfall in Western and Southern India.
The package and practices for Kharif crops will have to be carefully modified for optimal use of farm inputs and weather resilient agriculture.
Fasal Salah is gearing up to meet the individual challenge of farmers based on their location, crop and Date of Sowing.