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3-day aqua-agri festival in Kochi from Thursday

Kochi: Farmed live fish, Lakshadweep varieties, tilapia live kitchen and facility ..

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Minister V.S. Sunil Kumar leads agro-technology drive in Kerala
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Toxic elements traced in 50 pc of spices sold in Kerala
cardamom
Cardamom price plummets to Rs 2600 after months of steep increase
ginger, pepper

Ginger, pepper prices plunge; Farmers in crisis

Meenangadi (Wayanad): The farmers in Kerala are going through a tough time due to price drop of cash crops. Attack of diseases affected ..

Bamboo plantation Manalipuzha Thrissur to to curb flooding protect Baboo International day

Bamboo forests to add to natural beauty on the banks of Manali river

Now, visitors can relax on the banks of Manali river while relishing the beauty of the new bamboo forest. The project which was envisioned ..

GIFT

Mercykutty Amma announces fish preservation centres, inland fish farming projects

Alappuzha/Kalady: Minister for Fisheries J. Mercykutty Amma announced new projects to improve fish farming. She said that fish ..

Bamboo protector

At 78, this man grows 5 types of bamboo at home and is busy campaigning for them

Kollam: Kilikollur native Sukumaran Nair is on a mission to convince the public about the importance of bamboo. When bamboo is considered ..

Cherukulam Kanthari

School teacher develops highly pungent chilli that grows in bunches

Kollam: A hybrid variety of chilli that has a highly pungent taste and aroma has been developed here. The chillies are up to five centimetres ..

Onakkodi to organic farmer

Kasaragod Collector honours organic farmer by gifting ‘Onakkodi’

Kasaragod: District Collector Dr. D. Sajith Babu gifted ‘Onakkodi (Onam special new dress) to farmer K. J. Sabu who dedicated ..

Banana

Onam round the corner; raw banana price escalates

Kochi: With Onam round the corner, the price of raw banana skyrocketed. Raw banana price was only Rs 20-25 a month ago and it has escalated ..

vegetables

Kudumbashree to make available 100 tonnes of organic vegetables for fair price this Onam

Palakkad: The Kudumbashree Mission is all set to make available 100 tonnes of organic vegetables for fair price in the markets for ..

garlic

Onam harvest begins; Garlic price reaches Rs 200 per kg

Idukki: Garlic harvesting started in Kanthalloor and Vattavada targetting the Onam market. Farmers are overjoyed as the first grade ..

Rahul Gandhi visits farmhouse

Wayanad farmhouse of rare crop species in limelight after Rahul Gandhi’s visit

Wayanad: When Congress MP Rahul Gandhi visited the flood victims in Wayanad, he spared a little time to visit a farmhouse in Mananthavady ..

Kadakampally Surendran

Agricultural loans: Kerala requests Centre to extend moratorium for one year

New Delhi: The Kerala government has requested the central government to extend the moratorium for agricultural loans for one more ..

Tirur betel leaf, Edayur chilli

Tirur betel leaf, Edayur chilli get GI tag; Farmers, merchants rejoice

Malappuram: The farmers and merchants of Tirur and Edayur here are rejoicing as the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry has approved ..

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Farmers in Kerala struggle to overcome losses after flood havoc

Mankulam (Idukki): The first day of the Malayalam month of ‘Chingam’ is observed as the farmers’ day in Kerala. But ..

Minister

Minister comes all the way to see ‘mootty’ fruit; returns after tasting it

Curious about the rare medicinal herb ‘mootty’ fruit, Minister for Agriculture V. S. Sunil Kumar came all the way to the ..

banana

Half green, half red; 2 in 1 Robusta and Chenkadali banana bunch pulls a crowd

Being one of the most loved fruits in Kerala, a bunch of bananas is unlikely to attract much attention as it is very common here. But ..

coconut harvesting machine

Engineering students develop ‘robot’ for easy harvesting of coconuts

Thrissur: The students of Christ Engineering College in Irinjalakuda have developed a unique machine that helps coconut farmers in ..

Seed sowing in milk packet

School kids turn discarded milk packets into grow bags for sowing seeds

Cherai (Ernakulam): A group of school students set a model for the society by planting seeds in grow bags made of discarded milk packets ..

Modi

Muslim village in Kerala that grows lotus for temples, supplied them for PM's function

Guruvayur: During early mornings and late evenings, Edakkulam village of Thirunavaya Grama panchayat in Malappuram district of Kerala ..

chemmeen cultivation

Ismail's inland shrimp farming bags national award

Vellangallur (Thrissur): Overcoming the flood impact, Vemballur native K J Ismail won the second prize in inland shrimp farming organised ..

paddy

Kerala witnesses all-time record in paddy production after floods

Kerala witnessed a record breaking increase in the harvest of Puncha paddy farming this year. A total of 6.94 lakh metric ton paddy ..

Kerala ropes in Cisco to build smart farming ecosystem

Kerala ropes in Cisco to build smart farming ecosystem

Kochi: Networking giant Cisco on Monday said it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Kerala State IT Mission (KSITM) ..

kisan samman nidhi

PM Kissan scheme gets 30 lakh applications from Kerala; probe on

The PM Kissan Kissan Samman Nidhi which provides Rs 6000 per year to underprivileged farmers has attracted 30 lakh applications from ..

cardamom

Cardamom price skyrockets; sets new record of Rs 5734 per kg

Cardamom price has hit new heights breaking records yet again. The spice fetched Rs 5,734 per kg in an e-auction held by Vandanmedu ..

dragon fruit

Dragon fruits in Ussan’s orchard lures onlookers

Karassery (Kozhikode): Dragon fruit is the new arrival among the foreign fruits in the markets in Kerala. It is available aplenty ..

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3-day aqua-agri festival in Kochi from Thursday
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