How much damage is the cold coming in this new year going to cause to farmers' crops?

Published on: 03-Jan-2024

As the New Year approaches, the cold has started increasing rapidly, due to which the lives of common people are being greatly affected. There are also difficulties in doing farming-related work during winter. In such a situation, the Meteorological Department has increased the concern of the farmers even more. According to the Meteorological Department, there will be severe cold in the coming days. According to IMD, the temperature is expected to go below zero in many places. Now in such a situation, farmers need to be more careful.

There is a great possibility of a crisis for farmers.

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of severe cold in North India. During this period the temperature can go below zero degrees Celsius. Farmers may have to face various types of difficulties due to cold. Due to this, farmers can face maximum problems. They include farmers who produce fruits, vegetables, and other crops.

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What measures should farmers take?

Keep fruit and vegetable crops covered.

 Make arrangements to keep the animals warm. Provide an appropriate amount of fodder and water to them on time.

Which areas will feel colder?

Apart from the hilly areas, states like Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, and Haryana will experience severe colds in the coming days.

Horticulture suffers a lot due to seasonal changes.

Let us tell you that due to the increase in cold, fruit and vegetable crops can suffer a lot of damage. Let us tell you that crops like cabbage, peas, onion, tomato, brinjal, and potato can be harmed. Farmers will have to take great care to protect these crops from cold. Also, seed germination of paddy crops may be delayed due to cold. Due to this, the yield of paddy crops can be significantly affected. Apart from this, the risk of animals falling ill increases due to cold. Farmers should take utmost care to protect animals from cold.