Farm sector looks up as IMD predicts normal monsoon
The IMD has published its southwest monsoon forecast for the crop year 2021. It is likely to be ‘normal.’ The cyclones and pre-monsoon have already touched some states. Some farmers choose to take it slow on Kharif crops as they await a ‘good’ monsoon.’ But, so far, how is agriculture affected due to the COVID lockdown? We are in conversation with Ravishankar Mantha, CEO of Agrisk Data Analytics Ltd. to know more on the onset of the monsoon and its effect on agriculture.