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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 ..

Muslim village in Kerala that grows lotus for temples, supplied them for PM's function
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Ismail's inland shrimp farming bags national award
Kerala witnesses all-time record in paddy production after floods

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 ..

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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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Jackfruit chips from Kerala gets huge demand in Tamil Nadu; Rs 300 per kg

Thenmala: Jackfruits from Kerala has found an attractive market in the neighbouring state Tamil Nadu. When jackfruit season starts ..

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Award-winning Kerala farmer dies after tree falls on him during heavy rain

Thrissur: A farmer who had bagged many state and national-level honours for his contribution in agricultural sector died after a tree ..


Rubber farmers switch to papaya tapping for better earnings

The highland farmers who searched for an alternative after the immense price drop of rubber, have finally taken refuge in papaya ..


Tender coconut from Kerala in high demand, costs Rs 280 in foreign markets

Kochi: Due to the inimitable taste and sweetness, tender coconuts from Kerala is in high demand in foreign markets. However, Kerala ..


Why Kodumon Rice brand is in huge demand?

Kodumon (Pathanamthitta): The uncontaminated rice brand Kodumon Rice has become a grand success within a few days of its launch ..


Kudumbashree to make smart agri-villages across state

Thiruvananthapuram: Smart Agri-villages will be established across state under the leadership of Kudumbashree. The project will be ..

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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 abroad, a date palm orchard is seen on the banks of ..

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World Milk Day: Competitions for school students to be held in Kozhikode

As part of observing the World Milk Day which falls on June 1, Dairy Training Centre in Kozhikode is organising various contests for ..


Beware! Mangoes ripened with ethylene powder could harm you

Kochi: Mangoes are the major attraction in every market during summer seasons. Different varieties of mangoes are arranged in a way ..


Scorching summer destroys crops worth 82 lakhs in Kollam

Kollam: The scorching summer heat which followed the devastating floods has destroyed crops worth over 82 lakhs here in the district ..


Fish farmers in Malampuzha set to reap rich ‘GIFT’ of cage culture

Malampuzha: The fisheries department and the fisherfolk here are all set to reap a rich harvest from cage culture with an intention ..


Protein rich Chia now in Wayanad; Best for weight loss

Cheeral: Chia, known as the super food among protein rich food items, is now grown in Wayanad. It was Sunil, from Nenmeni panchayath ..


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 ..

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