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Kerala Govt to form Agro-Business Company for procuring, processing, marketing of farm products

Alappuzha: Aiming at a major leap in the agriculture sector, the state government ..

Coconut oil
Coconut oil price likely to skyrocket as GST for small quantity packets may go up
Ginger price drop leaves farmers in distress
Areca nut
Areca nut price touches Rs 430 per kg; highest price in 25 years
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Govt employee fetches fodder grass for dairy farmers troubled by Covid restrictions

Muttam (Idukki): A livestock inspector in the veterinary hospital here has been devoting his leisure time to help the dairy farmers ..


World Coconut Day: Undiversified value-added products put coconut economy of India in doldrums

Vadakara: World Coconut Day is celebrated on September 2. But there is nothing much to celebrate as the coconut economy of India remains ..

Milk production

Dairy farmers hard hit by Centre’s taxation plan

Thiruvananthapuram: The plan of Central government to tax dairy cooperatives receiving more than 400 litres of milk a day is likely ..

മഴക്കാലം മുഴുവൻ കായ്ക്കുന്ന പ്ലാവ്  : തൈകൾ ഉത്പാദിപ്പിച്ച് വിപണി കണ്ടെത്തി കർഷകർ

Now, enjoy tasty jackfruit even during monsoon

Kottiyoor: Jackfruit has a special place in the heart of Malayalees. The vast variety of dishes, their smell, taste, and texture bring ..

Giant bunch of banana

Six-feet-tall banana bunch weighing 65 kg pulls crowd in Kozhikode

Perumanna (Kozhikode): A giant bunch of banana that grew in a house compound at Puthoormadam here is pulling the crowd. The bunch ..

കുഞ്ഞുകൈകളാൽ തളിരിടുന്നുകൃഷിയിടങ്ങൾ...

This little brothers prove farming is not a child's play

Wayanad: At a very tender age, every child loves to wander around the fields playing various games, and care less about the inner workings ..

നെൽച്ചെടിക്ക് വളവുമായി ഡ്രോൺ പറന്നു

Time and cost saver: Nano-fertilizer spraying drone completes trial in Palakkad

Palakkad: A drone that sprays liquid nano-fertilizer Nano Urea completed a trial in a paddy field at Palakkad’s Puthussery. ..


Agri dept turns blind eye; tractor abandoned years ago rusts, creates trouble for nearby household

Pathanamthitta: An old tractor abandoned at a household years ago has turned into a headache for the landowner. The aging tractor was ..

Rubber plantation

Kerala plays crucial role in rubber cultivation in North East

It has been several decades since Keralites started cultivating rubber. The money crop has changed the lives of many farmers here. ..


Modi to release next instalment of financial benefit under PM-KISAN scheme today

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release the next instalment of financial benefit under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman ..

വെണ്ണപ്പഴത്തിന്റെയും ജാതിയുടെയും നിറസമൃദ്ധി  : മേടപ്പാറയിൽ പൊന്ന്‌ വിളയുന്നു

A paradise of jumbo size nutmegs and avocados

Kozhikode: Kozhikode’s Poovaranthode is famous for jumbo size nutmegs. Being a spot that is 2,200 feet above sea level, a humid ..


Highly toxic pesticide found in cardamom; difficult to remove residues

Kottayam: The presence of 'highly toxic' pesticides has been traced in cardamom. According to the latest report of the Department ..


Pineapple price rises; sigh of relief for farmers in Kerala

Kochi: The pineapple market in the state gained momentum after Covid restrictions were lifted in North India. The revised price as ..

Tallest yam plant

12-ft-tall yam plant pulls crowd in Kasaragod; farmer tries to bag world record

Vellarikkundu (Kasaragod): Grabbing eyeballs, an elephant foot yam plant has grown to a height of over 12 feet here. The giant ..


Kerala to have five agro ecological zones to boost agriculture

Thiruvananthapuram: In a bid to minimise Kerala's dependency on other states on agriculture products, the state government is coming ..


Farmers upset over spraying of fake hormones on mango groves

Palakad: Fake hormones are being used to boost the flowering of mango trees without the knowledge of farmers in Muthalamada. Hormones ..


Wild elephant wreaks havoc in Suryanelli; farmers in crisis

Idukki: The wild elephant roaming in Suryanelli region has become a headache for the farmers who are reeling under the Covid crisis ..


Cardamom included in Onam Kit; relief for farmers stressed by pandemic

Thodupuzha: The Kerala government's decision to include cardamom in Onam special ration kits has revived the hopes of farmers who ..

African snail

Concern over presence of African snails in forests in Kerala

Thrissur: Concerns have been raised over the presence of invasive African snails in the forests of Kerala. They have also been found ..

അബ്ദുൽറഷീദ് കുന്നുമ്മൽ ക്വാർട്ടേഴ്‌സ് കെട്ടിടത്തിന്റെ മട്ടുപ്പാവിലെ റെയിൻബോ കോൺ തോട്ടത്തിൽ

Rainbow Corn woos all to Rashid’s farm in Malappuram

Malappuram: It may look like native maize but if you peel it, you will be amazed to see a festival of colours. Rainbow corn gives you ..

Jade vine

Jade vine blooms offering visual treat to all in Idukki home stay

Marayur (Idukki): The jade vine flowers, which are native to the rainforests in Philippines, bloomed in the hill range of Anchunadu ..

Organic farm of MLA

Ex-MLA grows organic vegetable farm as lockdown halts public events

Udma (Kasaragod): Former MLA K Kunhiraman need not buy any vegetables to prepare Onam special feast this year. Spinach, long beans, ..

Indian blackberry

'Njaval' fruit costs Rs 320 per kg; Tamil vendors reap gold from Kerala

Kuruppampadi: Indian Blackberry, Java plum or Malabar plum (known as Njaval in Malayalam) was once common in the households of Kerala ..


Tapioca becomes popular food during 2nd wave replacing jackfruit

Kalikavu (Malappuram): The scarcity of food items during the lockdown period has been resolved by tapioca. When jackfruit was the iconic ..

Areca nut
Areca nut price touches Rs 430 per kg; highest price in 25 years
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