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Date palms bear fruits offering visual treat for locals in Areekode

Areekode (Malappuram): Offering a visual treat to those who have never flown ..

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World Milk Day: Competitions for school students to be held in Kozhikode
Beware! Mangoes ripened with ethylene powder could harm you
Scorching summer destroys crops worth 82 lakhs in Kollam

Vegetable price skyrockets; Rs 100 for beans, Rs 70 for carrot

Shoranur: After the Vishu festival season, the price of vegetables has skyrocketed. Beans tops the list with its price jumping from ..


Cardamom price breaks all records; touches new high at Rs 3000 per kg

Kattappana (Idukki): The price of cardamom has broken all-time records and touched Rs 3000 per kg for the first time in history. The ..

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Farmers to sell Palakkadan Matta rice under own brand name

Palakkad: The paddy farmers of five south Indian states have formed a society to shield themselves from the exploitation of middlemen ..

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Chhattisgarh workers take over coconut tree climbing in Kerala, Lakshadweep

Chathannoor (Kollam): Not many Malayali labourers are ready to climb coconut trees these days. The owners of coconut plantation are ..

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Save water upto 60 pc with this drip irrigation kit for kitchen garden

Kochi: To fight water scarcity in the scorching summer, Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) in Ernakulam has developed a drip irrigation kit ..


Kerala to be divided into agro-ecological zones for farmers’ benefits

Alappuzha: The procedures ahead of dividing Kerala into special agro-ecological zones has commenced. The representatives of United ..


Vishu bumper harvest: 25 cucumbers weighing 3.5 kg each on single vine

Payyoli (Kozhikode): A cucumber vine that grew on its own yielded 25 weighing about 3.5 kg each. The vine spread over half a cent ..


Lemon price soars in summer; price touches Rs 100 per kg

Thenmala (Kollam): The price of lemons soar as the scorching summer heat burns the people. As the passers-by and drivers depend ..


Sunflower field in full bloom in Nadavaramba; Visual treat for passers-by

Nadavaramba: Offering a visual treat for the passers-by, hundreds of sunflowers bloomed in the field at Nadavaramba in Thrissur ..


Kerala witnesses decrease in rubber cultivation

Kozhikode: The rubber cultivation practice in Kerala started since British era. The plantation had been growing ever since. But for ..


Agri dept to take action against fake campaigns on PM-KISAN scheme

Haripad: The state agriculture department has informed that the fake campaigns against the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) ..


888 tons of chemical pesticides, herbicides used in food crops in state last year

Kottayam: According to an alarming report, Keralites who are concerned about the pesticide residue in the vegetables brought from other ..


Jackfruit price multiplies this season; Demand increases in other states

Othukkungal (Malappuram): The price of jackfruit has quadrupled in this season evidently showing the escalating demand for the ..


Kisan Samman Nidhi: Over 25 lakh farmers in state to be benefited

Thiruvananthapuram: More than 25 lakh farmers in Kerala will be benefited from the union government’s new scheme Pradhan Mantri ..


Tulsi, 7 other spices of Kerala soon to get international standards

Thiruvananthapuram: The 4th session of the Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs to determine the quality of spices according ..


Giant leaf from Nicobar Islands to substitute plastic plate in Kerala

The giant leaf that was commonly found in Andaman – Nicobar Islands will be part of the flora of Kerala as well. The giant leaf, ..


Kerala depends on TN for coir needs; TN earns Rs 67.5 cr by selling coir

Thrissur: Kerala is depending on Tamil Nadu for coir despite having plenty of coconut trees. Tamil Nadu is earning Rs 67.5 cr through ..

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Snow and rain: Coffee blooms early in Wayanad

Kalpetta: The coffee plants in the district have blossomed offseason owing to the untimely climatic conditions of snow and rains. This ..


Rs 50 for a kg of jackfruit

Anchal (Kollam): The price for jackffruit, the official fruit of Kerala, has reached its peak during the off season. According to vendors, ..


Value added products from water hyacinth gives hope to lake revival

By showcasing the value added products made from water hyacinth, a startup became the centre of attraction at the agriculture fest ..


Rising temperature dries out tea leaves in Idukki

Kattappana: As the temperature in the region increased, tender leaves in the tea plantations have started to dry out. Drying leaves ..


All crops to get insurance coverage

Alappuzha: The state agriculture department has decided to bring all types of agricultural crops under insurance coverage. The decision ..


School girl's jackfruit tree planted in grow bag bears fruit within 1.5 years

Alpha Rajesh, a class 4 student of Nedumkunnam St. Johns School, planted a jackfruit sapling in a grow bag on the backyard one and ..

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No harvesting machines; Nagaroor paddy farmers in distress

Nagaroor: Paddy fields in Nagaroor panchayat has been harvest ready for weeks. However, the unavailability of paddy harvesting machines ..

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