Wheat harvesting to pick up pace in Amritsar next week Experts
| Thursday | 15th April, 2021
Tribune News ServiceAmritsar April 13Though procurement of wheat had officially started on April 10 the Agriculture Department and mandi board officials said harvesting would pick up pace next week in the district.
Shift from post-harvest Baisakhi to pre-harvest fest Earlier Baisakhi celebrations were held after harvesting wheat crop.
However with change in climate crop varieties and technology festival these days especially in Majha harvesting begins a few days after Baisakhi.
Usually wheat harvesting in Amritsar and Tarn Taran districts begins after Baisakhi.
In the coming days combine harvesters from Malwa where harvesting begins early will start arriving here” said an Agriculture Development Officer.
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