Agri News

Vegetable, fruit cultivation begins in Munnar plantations

Munnar (Idukki): Even before the government announced their policy that fruits ..

After art forms, agriculture also finds place in Kerala Kalamandalam
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An expat's success story in mixed farming
mali chilli
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High yielding ridge gourd

First self-pollinated high yielding ridge gourd in world developed by Agricultural University

Thrissur: The Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) developed the first self-pollinated high yielding variety of vegetable in the world ..

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No demand for Kanthalloor apples; farmers in crisis

Idukki: Apples have bloomed and are aplenty on Kanthalloor mountain areas. However, farmers are forced to sell it at a really low price ..


MPEDA comes to aid production of Kerala's most popular fish

Kochi: Production of one of Kerala's most popular fish varieties, the Karimeen (Pearl Spot), on Friday got a huge boost with the ..

Vegetable farming in Raj Bhavan

Vegetable farming initiated on 5-acre plot in Raj Bhavan

Thiruvananthapuram: As part of the 'Subhiksha Keralam' project to make Kerala self-sufficient in food production, farming was ..


10.5 feet long bunch of banana emerges on 11.5 feet tall plant in Kottayam

Kottayam: A different variety of banana called Pisang Seribu or Musa 1000 Fingers is pulling crowd at the farm of Ponkunnam native ..

MLA N Jayaraj at vegetable garden in house

MLA N Jayaraj, family turn house yard into vegetable garden

Karukachal (Kottayam): MLA N Jayaraj and family were busy with farming during the COVID lockdown days. Within a few weeks, the courtyard ..


Farmer donates entire harvest from 1.5 acre pineapple farm to CMDRF

Thodupuzha (Idukki): A farmer contributed the entire harvest from his pineapple farm to the Chief Minister's Distress Relief ..

Farmer destroys mulberry farming

Unable to procure silkworms, farmer destroys 2-acre mulberry farm

Palakkad: Silk farmers are in crisis as the government did not provide them any help for bringing silkworms or offer support price ..


No takers; mangosteen, rambutan farmers in crisis

Konni (Pathanamthitta): As the Koyambedu market in Chennai is closed, fruit farmers and merchants in the district are in a crisis. ..

Farmer tills farm due to price fall

Huge loss due to price fall; farmer tills brinjal farm with tractor in Palakkad

Chittur (Palakkad): With the COVID-19 outbreak affecting the market, the price of crops nosedived. Facing huge loss, Samapath, a farmer ..


Agri dept to provide financial aid for integrated farming

The Kerala government is providing assistance to farmers in the state who are facing a crisis due to natural calamities and coronavirus ..


'Subhiksha Keralam' scheme: Registration of farmers begins

During the COVID-19 crisis, the agriculture department is planning to implement various action plans with public participation in order ..

Farm Technology

Wayanad farmer develops machine that can thresh 12 paddy bundles in 5 minutes

A farmer from Wayanad has developed a paddy thresher machine that can thresh 12 bundles of paddy within 5 minutes. The machine is operated ..

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Kadakampally Surendran takes to farming as part of ‘Subhiksha Keralam’ project

Thiruvananthapuram: As part of the government’s ‘Subhiksha Keralam’ project, Minister Kadakampally Surendran has ..

Giant jackfruit in Thiruvananthapuram

68.5 kg weight, 1 meter length; jackfruit from TVM in fray for world record

Thiruvananthapuram: Jackfruit stories never end during this lockdown. First different varieties of jackfruit recipes were trending ..

Giant jackfruit

3 jackfruits compete for record; this fruit from Thalappuzha weighs 57.9 kg

Thalappuzha (Wayanad): A giant jackfruit is gaining attention in Wayanad with its enormous size and weight. The jackfruit grew on the ..

Haridas distributing spinach for free

Farmer offers harvested spinach free to labourers, auto drivers

Kanjikkuzhi (Alappuzha): A farmer here blazed a trail by offering a helping hand for the people who face hardships during the COVID ..

Giant tapioca

Farmer harvests giant tapioca weighing 6.5 kg

Oachira (Kollam): Farmer and Kisan Sabha Karunagappalli constituency secretary Ponal Nandakumar was amazed when he harvested a giant ..


Anchal man into Record Books with heaviest jackfruit

Anchal (Kollam): The record of yielding the heaviest and longest jackfruit in the world has been owned by Anchal town in Kollam. The ..

Sreedharan's ash gourd field

Mathrubhumi impact: Ministers intervene, Horticorp to procure Sreedharan's ash gourd

Vidyanagar (Kasaragod): Farmer Sreedharan's ash gourd will be procured by Horticorp under the agriculture department. The ash gourd ..

Wild boar

Farmers can kill wild boars; new order to be issued soon, says minister

Konni (Pathanamthitta): Minister for Forest K Raju said that a new order will be issued allowing farmers to shoot wild boars which ..

7 feet long snake gourd

7-feet-long snake gourd pulls crowd in Palakkad

Kalladikode (Palakkad): A seven-feet long snake gourd grown in a farm here is gaining attention. The long snake gourd was yielded ..

Metropolitan Thomas Mar Timotheos taking care of vegetable plants

Metropolitan starts farming during lockdown; now all set for harvest

Kottayam: The Metropolitan engaged in farming during the COVID lockdown period and is now all set to harvest the vegetables. Episcopal ..

ash gourd

30,000 kg ash gourd ready for harvest, but where are the takers

Vidyanagar (Kasaragod): When agriculture officers helped to sell Sankara Bhatt's 1400 kilogram ash gourd and Arif's 2000 ..

Following organic method, this lady grows vegetable garden on terrace, fruit garden in backyard
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