Rabi sowing begins in Maharashtra; 9% sowing completed


Of the total 52 lakh hectares under rabi crop this season, sowing has been completed on 4.93 lakh hectares as of last week. Last year, sowing the figure was 4.84 lakh hectares for the same period. The main crops of the rabi season include wheat, maize, gram, sesame, mustard, peas, oats, jowar and bajra.