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Kerala coconut farmers in dire straits

Thiruvananthapuram: The agrarian sector in Kerala has taken a hit with coconut wholesalers ..

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Tomato price nosedives to Rs 4 per kilo on Kerala borders

Marayur (Idukki): The price of tomato nosedived in the vegetable markets on Kerala border. One kilogram tomato costs only Rs 4. A box ..


Nagpur to be developed as cluster for orange by APEDA

New Delhi: The Orange city of Nagpur will be developed as Orange cluster on the lines of industrial clusters developed in different ..


Jackfruit getting costlier, tender ones rule markets

Kottayam: The jackfruit market has opened up in Kerala. A collection drive started from the month of November as there has been an ..


Mango lovers have to wait longer; season to delay this time

All the mango maniacs in Kerala will have to wait longer for having ripe juicy delicious mangoes this time. Due to the unpredictable ..


Mohanlal to act in ad film promoting pesticide-free vegetables

Thiruvananthapuram: Mohanlal will soon be seen in an advertisement that calls for avoiding contaminated vegetables. The Malayalam superstar ..


Cardamom price touches Rs 7000/kg again

Kattappana (Idukki): After four months, cardamom price touched Rs 7000 again. One kilogram of cardamom fetched Rs 7000 in the e-auction ..


Price of dried drumstick leaf powder touches Rs 10,000

Thrissur: Along with skyrocketing price of drumstick, the rate of dried drumstick leaf powder also is increasing steadily. Powder of ..


Thailand reduces rubber farming; Farmers in Kerala hopeful

Kochi: Thailand’s decision to reduce rubber farming by 21 percent is likely to increase the rubber price at a global level and ..

Paddy field

Farmer makes tusker Guruvayur Kesavan’s image with paddy art in his farm

Sultan Bathery (Wayanad): A young farmer has created the image of the popular tusker Guruvayur Kesavan as paddy art in his field at ..

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Fertiliser spraying drones to make paddy cultivation more efficient

Thrissur: State agricultural department is planning to deploy drones to spray fertilisers across the farms in Kerala. The agro-drone ..

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Giant purple yam 7 ft long and weighing 100 kg pulls crowd in Ranni

Ranni (Pathanamthitta): A giant purple yam (Kachil in Malayalam) harvested from the farm of Pulloopram native Reji Joseph is pulling ..

1500 coconuts were destroyed in Punalur

1500 coconuts, artificially ripened using sulphur, seized in Punalur

Punalur (Kollam): The food safety officers found out, a place in Punalur market here, where coconut is artificially ripened using sulphur ..

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CM hails Mathrubhumi at golden jubilee celebration of Farm Information Bureau

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan heaped praise on Mathrubhumi saying that among the newspapers it was Mathrubhumi ..


Kerala beware: Banned lethal pesticide ‘Profenofos’ found in grapes, apples

Kochi: The residue of chemical pesticides has been found in vegetables, fruits and spices in a study jointly conducted by the agriculture ..


3-day aqua-agri festival in Kochi from Thursday

Kochi: Farmed live fish, Lakshadweep varieties, tilapia live kitchen and facility for on the spot easy bank loan will be some of ..

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Minister V.S. Sunil Kumar leads agro-technology drive in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala government is now eagerly embracing the path of technological upgradation in the agrarian sector with the ..


Toxic elements traced in 50 pc of spices sold in Kerala

Kottayam: It has been found that about 50 percent of the spices brought to the market in the state contain more than allowed quantity ..


Cardamom price plummets to Rs 2600 after months of steep increase

Kattappana (Idukki): After breaking record for a few months, cardamom price has started nosediving suddenly. The price of the spice ..


Now Shahi Litchi to be grown in Kerala

Muzaffarpur: Shahi litchi, the luscious fruit of Bihar, is now readying to get a new home in South India. What's even better, the ..


This is the sweetest variety of jackfruit

Kasaragod: After three years of research, a group of students of Padannakkad Government Agricultural College in Neeleswaram have found ..

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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 ..


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 ..

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