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Coffee bloom

Coffee plants bloom in high range again giving tough time to farmers

Upputhara (Idukki): The coffee plants which had bloomed in high range about one ..

Dropping price of cashew nut puts farmers in crisis
Coffee beans
Govt allots Rs 12.50 as subsidy for procuring coffee beans in Wayanad
Jasmine price touches Rs 2500 per kg but production remains low due to climate change

Beetroot can be grown in Kerala by sowing seeds suitable for climate

Thrissur: The centre for high-tech horticulture and precision farming under the Kerala Agricultural University in Mannuthy has proved ..

areca nut

Areca nut price to touch Rs 500 per kg soon

Kanhangad: The price of areca nut has skyrocketed surprising the farmers and merchants. Old areca nut has touched Rs 495 per kilogram ..

Sindhu in her quail farm

Idukki woman, who earns Rs 50,000 from 15-cent land, bags Best Woman Farmer award

Cheruthoni (Idukki): A woman who fought all odds in life by farming in mere 15 cents of land and earned upto Rs 50,000 per month ..

Pepper coconut

Price of coconut, pepper soar; farmers in distress as production declines

Kelakam (Kannur): The price of raw coconut is on a record high in the recent times. Coconut is sold for Rs 40 per kilogram in the hilly ..

State Vegetable Farm in Vandiperiyar

State Vegetable Farm to be opened for tourists

Vandiperiyar (Idukki): The State Vegetable Farm located at 62 Mile in Vandiperiyar here will soon be opened for tourists. Agriculture ..


Farmers in Kanthalloor excited as strawberry fetches Rs 500 per kg

Idukki: When strawberry harvesting started in Kanthalloor surviving climate change, the farmers were thrilled to see high demand for ..


Watermelon fetches Rs 25 per kg; farmers happy for good yield

Alappuzha: Before summer season, the farmers of Karappuram here started harvesting watermelon. As the big fruit fetched attractive ..

Sibichan George

Thrissur farmer harvests 63-kg weighing giant tapioca from single flowerbed

Thiruvilwamala (Thrissur): A giant tapioca was harvested from a single flowerbed here. The tapioca weighing 63-kilograms grew in ..

ആലുവയിലെ ഹരിതകീർത്തി

State Seed Farm wins ‘Haritha Keerthi’ award for the best Government farm

Aluva: Kerala government presented State Seed Farm in Aluva with ‘Haritha Keerthi’ award for the best Government farm ..


Mathrubhumi SEED wins special award by Kerala agriculture department

Thiruvananthapuram: SEED (Student Empowerment for Environmental Development), an initiative by Mathrubhumi to create environment awareness ..


Why Kalappara is called ‘Injippara’ now; Read and find out

Kothamangalam: As soon as harvest of ginger commences, Kalappara area gets crowded with labourers. They all will be busy bringing ginger ..


Pineapple price drops to Rs 10 per kg; farmers in distress

Kothamangalam (Ernakulam): The hostile weather and the price drop have given a tough time for the pineapple farmers in the state. Though ..


Agriculture University develops weather app with district-wise updates for farmers in Kerala

Kuttanad: Agriculture meteorology department under Kerala Agriculture University in Thrissur has launched a new android application ..

bird flue

Kerala declares bird flu as state calamity; alert issued

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has declared bird flu as a state calamity. Alert has been issued in the state including the border areas ..


Untimely rain, snowfall affect jasmine cultivation; price touches Rs 3,132 per kg

Coimbatore: As the arrival of jasmine flowers decreased in the market, the price has skyrocketed. Last week, jasmine was sold for ..

Gopika and Devika in their farm

Sisters cultivate vegetables on roadside in Alappuzha; get stunning yield

Muhamma (Alappuzha): Two sisters have proved that they are excellent not only in studies but also in farming. Gopika and Devika, daughters ..

‘Sreeraksha’ variety of tapioca

New high-yielding tapioca variety developed in Central Tuber Crops Research Institute at TVM

Parassala (Thiruvananthapuram): Giving hope to tapioca farmers, the ICAR - Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (ICAR-CTCRI) at Sreekariyam ..

Purple yam

Giant tuber again; 92-kilogram weighing purple yam harvested in Cherthala

Cherthala (Alappuzha): Though Babu was sure that the purple yam yielded in his land would be larger in size, he never expected it could ..

Giant purple yam

Giant purple yam weighing 75 kg harvested in Alappuzha

Poochakkal (Alappuzha): A farmer has harvested 75-kilogram weighing purple yam from a single flowerbed here. Narayanankutty hailing ..


Crop insurance can be obtained without producing tax receipt

Othukkungal (Malappuram): The agriculture department authorities will not reject crop insurance application filed by any farmer who ..


Price of Nendran banana drops to Rs 25 per kg; lowest in 2 yrs

Karulai (Malappuram): The price of Nendran banana nosedived to Rs 25 per kilogram for the first time in two years. This is the retail ..

VS Sunil Kumar

Kerala will move Supreme Court against farm laws, says V S Sunil Kumar

Thrissur: Kerala will approach the Supreme Court against the farm laws of the central government. State Minister for Agriculture V ..

Chengalikodan banana

Soil quality increased value of Chengalikodan bananas

Thrissur: It has been found in a study conducted by the District Department of Soil Survey and Soil Conservation that the Chengalikodan ..

Abdu Rahiman

Tractor and trailer abandoned 17 yrs ago cause trouble to land owner; no action taken yet

Perumanna: It has been 17 years since Abdu Rahiman started requesting the Perumanna Krishi Bhavan to remove the useless tractor and ..

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Potato can be grown without soil in limited space; know about wire mesh tower method
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