Agriculture

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE – Y.S.R. DISTRICT

Introduction:-

Y.S.R District being located in southern agro climatic zone receives normal rainfall of 700mm. This district is situated between 770 551 and 790 291 of the longitude and 130 431 and 150 141 N C of latitudes.

Agriculture is the main occupation of the district. The District comprises (12) Agriculture Divisions consisting of (51) Mandals with a geographical area of 15,35,900 hectares.

Organogram

Agriculture - Organogram

AGRO-CLIMATE IN THE DISTRICT:

Rain fall  700mm (South West Monsoon: 394 mm and North East Monsoon: 251 mm)

Temperature     Maximum 37.5 C – 42 C

Minimum 20 C –    25 C

Crops Grown    Ground Nut, Sunflower, Redgram, Bengal Gram, Paddy, Cotton, and Sesamum

LAND UTILISATION: (2018-19)

Sl.No. Item Area in Hect.
01 Total Geographical Area 1535900
02 Forests 500947
03 Barren and uncultivable land 221805
04 Land put to non Agril. Uses 182138
05 Cultivable waste 44987
06 Permanent pastures 8815
07 Land under misc., tree crops 6676
08 Current fallows 161961
09 Other fallow lands 104491
10 Net area sown 304078
11 Total Cropped area 279535
12 Area sown more than once 24543

SOIL TYPES EXISTING IN THE DISTRICT:

RED SOIL 42% 1,98,343 (Ha)
BLACK SOIL 49% 2,31,400 (Ha)
SAND AND SALINE SOIL 9% 42,503 (Ha)
TOTAL 4,72,246 (Ha)

Agriculture - sand soil percentage

Land Holding Particulars:-

Sl.No Category No of Land Holdings Area in Acres
1 Marginal Farmers (Below 2.47) 280587 330749
2 Small Farmers        (2.47 to 4.93) 133889 476733
3 Semi-Medium         (4.94 to 9.87) 62843 402202
4 Medium                  (9.88 to 24.7) 10629 140983
5 Large                   (24.71 and above) 636 42970
Total 488584 1393638

IRRIGATION

Rain dependent Tanks form the chief source of irrigation with seasonal rivers and rivulets and Wells are the other sources of irrigation.

SOURCES OF IRRIGATION FOR THE YEAR 2018-19

Sl.No Item Area in Hect.
01 Tanks 605
02 Canals 17597
03 Lift Irrigation 1269
04 Tube Wells and filter points 139906
05 Other Wells 34
Net area irrigated 144298
Gross area irrigated 159411

Agriculture - sources of irrigation

 

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