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Edible bamboo varieties soon to be popular in state

Thrissur: Edible bamboo varieties are soon going to be popular in Kerala. Tender ..

Snake gourd
7.5-feet-long snake gourd turns crowd-puller in Thrissur
Tea leaves
Price of tea leaves hit record high of Rs 213 per kg
betel leaf
Betel leaf transportation in train resumes giving relief to farmers
Ashraf and Akbar in their farm

Lockdown crisis: Light and sound workers cultivate Chinese potato for a living

Changaramkulam (Malappuram): As nobody wants light and sound settings during the silent days in COVID lockdown, Ashraf and Akbar were ..

Kho Kho players harvesting vegetables

Kho Kho players join hands in farming; celebrate Onam with vegetables from own farm

Alathur (Palakkad): When COVID outbreak affected the games and events, a group of national and state-level Kho Kho players here initiated ..

James plucking lotus

'Thamara Chettan' survives on flower plucking job for 30 yrs

Kottayam: Kumarakom native James answers any questions about lotus. For him, lotus is not only a flower, but the source of food for ..


Pepper imported from Sri Lanka @Rs 550 a kg, domestic price @Rs 350

Mattancherry (Ernakulam): The price of black pepper has touched Rs 350 per kilogram in India whereas the pepper imported from Sri Lanka ..

pink perch

Fishing boats return from sea with only 'Kilimeen'

Kozhikode: Many of the fishing boats that left Puthiyappa harbour returned in a sad state as 12 boats were damaged and most of the ..

Engineering graduates

Without waiting for white-collar job, engineering graduates start farming on unused land

Kaipamangalam (Thrissur): Instead of waiting for a job in the same field in which they are qualified, two youngsters have started farming ..

Tall Tulsi

Tulsi plant grows to a height of 340 cm in Ernakulam; aims at Guinness record

Ernakulam: A holy basil plant (Tulsi) that has grown to an extraordinary height is likely to attain Guinness record. The plant is growing ..


Fisherfolk dejected as 'Kilimeen' gives shocking surprise

Ponnani (Malappuram): Though the fisherfolk expected a huge collection for squid and prawns in the fishing net, what they got was ..


Rare mango tree that blooms thrice a year to be named 'Mango Bharath'

Thrissur: A mango tree lovers community has found a rare variety of mango tree that blooms thrice a year from near Mundur here ..


Scarcity of sardine to continue this year too, say experts

Kochi: The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has stated that the availability of sardines would be less this year ..

white jackfruit

White jackfruit sapling sprouts from ordinary jackfruit seed in Thrissur

Thrissur: A white jackfruit sapling sprouted from an ordinary jackfruit seed is pulling crowd at Kaiparambu native Jigeesh's ..


Single brinjal weighing 810 grams pulls crowd in Palakkad

Nenmara (Palakkad): A brinjal that weighs 810 grams was harvested from the garden in a household here. The huge brinjal emerged ..

Ash Gourd

Wayanad farmer gets 18.48 kg ash gourd using only cow dung as fertilizer

Wayanad: A farmer planted seeds he received as part of a government scheme to start kitchen gardens at households, but never did he ..


For 9-yr-old Alex, milking 2 big cows is a passion; wishes to become vet doctor

Cherupuzha (Kannur): When the new generation is hesitant to work hard on the soil and learn agriculture lessons in life, a 9-year-old ..

Banana in two colours

Red, green bananas emerge on single bunch in school ground

Nedumangad (Thiruvananthapuram): Though the school is empty at present, the red banana tree nurtured by the students bore fruit finally, ..


Setback to farmers as rain abates in state

Palakkad: Rains in the state has abated leaving the farmers in distress. With the Makayiram, Thiruvathira and Punartham Njattuvelas ..


Price remains high but nutmeg farmers in crisis due to low yield

Aloor (Thrissur): The main harvest season of the spice crop nutmeg will end by July. Though it fetches high price, the considerable ..


Kerala to implement Centre's decision to ban 27 pesticides

Kottayam: Kerala will support the central government's move to ban 27 more pesticides. The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers ..


Vegetable, fruit cultivation begins in Munnar plantations

Munnar (Idukki): Even before the government announced their policy that fruits can be cultivated in plantations, the farmers in Munnar ..


After art forms, agriculture also finds place in Kerala Kalamandalam

Cheruthuruthi (Thrissur): Now Kerala Kalamandalam is not only a centre of arts, but house of agriculture too. Just like they take care ..

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An expat's success story in mixed farming

Pathanamthitta: A Keralite expat tasted 100 percent success on his mixed farming initiative. The foreign returnees can take up the ..

mali chilli

COVID crisis: Price of lantern chilli drops from Rs 180 to Rs 50 per kg

The price of yellow lantern chilli (locally called Mali mulaku) declined as the export was affected following the COVID outbreak. The ..

vegetables on power line

Vegetables can grow on power lines too; locals 'shocked' to see

Panayoor (Palakkad): If there is a will, vegetables can grow anywhere, be it farm, flowerpot or electric post. This has been proved ..

Readymade seedbeds

Green Army introduces readymade seedbeds for farmers in Vadakkanchery

Vadakkanchery (Thrissur): The frequent visit of wild animals was causing a headache for the farmers when they prepare the paddy seedbeds ..

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How to make aloe vera oil and gel at home
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