Organic Farming
papaya

Organic Red Lady papaya fetches Rs 60 for ripe fruits, Rs 50 for raw ones

Among the different varieties of papaya, Red Lady is the most popular one. The name ..

Long Beans
Safe and simple remedies to get rid of aphids from long beans
Snap melon
Delicious and nutritious snap melon fetches Rs 40-50 a kg
Annamma Trub
At 72, organic farming is passion for this Keralite nurse who returned from Switzerland
Sajeev in farm

Man scripts success in organic farming; grows multiple vegetables in 80-cent land

Kollam: Kilikollur native Sajeev is scripting a success saga through organic vegetable farming. He manages to do all chores related ..

organic vegetables

Merchants in Thalassery initiate organic farming, sell produce for fair price

Thalassery: The merchants in Thalassery are trying their hand in organic farming. They thought of cultivation when the arrival of vegetables ..

farm

Youngsters turn barren land into flourishing farm, sell organic produce through social media

Pathanamthitta: When a group of youngsters in Lakkoor joined hands in the fields, they could reap gold. The barren land yielded banana, ..

Organic farming

Organic solution for improving immunity of plants

Kothamangalam (Ernakulam): The farmers in Pindimana here organised training session to make ‘Vrikshayurveda Haritha Kashayam’ ..

Sasidharan making organic trays

Retired teacher makes organic plant trays using plantain leaves to germinate seeds

Sreekandapuram (Kannur): A retired teacher is making organic plant trays using plantain leaves to germinate seeds. Sreekandapuram ..

Dragon fruit

Couple grows dragon fruit on rocky land in organic way; gets incredible yield

Vadakkancherry (Palakkad): Cheekode native Antony Joseph and wife Rosamma are determined to work hard when it comes to farming. At ..

agriculture

Retd bank manager turns organic farmer; manages vegetables, paddy, fish, dairy farms

After retiring as bank manager last year, Palakkad Koottanad native Ramachandran did not think of wasting his time for relaxing. Instead, ..

Vegetable farming in school

School remains closed, but these students are busy farming vegetables

Enadimangalam (Pathanamthitta): Though there are no classes due to COVID restrictions, some of the students and teachers visit Elamannoor ..

Mohanlal

When Mohanlal turned into an 'organic farmer' in real life

Actor Mohanlal took to social media the other day and shared pictures from the organic farm in his house. The beautiful photos of the ..

Chinese potato

Chinese potato gains popularity; monsoon is ideal to start cultivation

As Chinese potatoes mostly depend on monsoon, this is the ideal time to start cultivating the tuber crop. Though smaller in size, the ..

Betel farming

Betel leaves can offer livelihood, proves Malappuram farmer

Pookottumpadam (Malappuram): “If we take care of betel leaves, it can offer a livelihood,” said Amarambalam native Sunny, ..

paddy

Siblings turn court yard into farmland to produce fresh paddy

Ernakulam: Siblings and students Jose and Merin are trying to prove their excellence not only in academics, but in agriculture too ..

Curry Leaves

Forest dept staff grows curry leaf plants in organic method, gives saplings for free

Chakkarakallu (Kannur): In an attempt to produce pesticide-free fresh curry leaves, Kudukkimetta native G Manoj is cultivating ..

Sister Rose

Sister Rose switches role from best college teacher to full-time farmer

Thrissur: Sister Rose Anto has given a break to her routine of teaching and has dedicated her time after prayers for farming. A recipient ..

mushroom

Mushroom farming becomes more popular during lockdown; fetches Rs 400 per kg

Many farmers have successfully tried mushroom farming during the lockdown. The Regional Agricultural Research Station in Kumarakom ..

vegetable

Vegetables cultivated in 1,000 sacks on rocky land; farmer expects Rs 60,000 as profit

Palakkad: On a 40-cent rocky land at Pazhambalacode here, long beans and okra are growing fast in 1,000 plastic sacks filled with soil ..

Chethikoduveli

Agriculture dept experiments with 'Chethikoduveli' to solve wild boar menace

The Agriculture department's farm at Karimbam in Kannur has come up with an organic way to get rid of wild boars that destroy ..

Pest control

Organic pesticide 'Raksha' comes to the rescue of farmers

Neeleswaram (Kasaragod): Pest menace is a major challenge faced by farmers. An organic solution for this issue has been developed by ..

chilli

Bird's eye chilli brings fortune to farmers in Kanamala; 400 kg harvested in initial phase

Kottayam: The pungent taste of bird's eye chilli can make anyone cry, but it has brought happiness to the lives of the farmers ..

paddy

Agriculture assistant cultivates 4 varieties of paddy seeds in land unused for 30 yrs

Palakkad: An agriculture assistant is not merely responsible for advising the farmers about cultivation. Abdul Khader, the agriculture ..

Krishna Prasad

Used elephant dung as fertilizer; now this man harvests 500 kg vegetables on alternate days

Alappuzha: CPI leader and Elephant Owners Association president G Krishna Prasad focused on agriculture during the COVID lockdown period ..

Vegetable

Following organic method, this lady grows vegetable garden on terrace, fruit garden in backyard

Thiruvananthapuram: Thiruvallam native Priya Santhosh was interested in agriculture from a very early age. She also maintained a small ..

barber shop

Hair waste to be converted into fertilizer; barber shops ink deal with company

Kottayam: A solution has been found to manage the waste from barber shops. The organisation of barber shop owners and a company entered ..

Asha worker making vegetable garden

Asha worker makes organic vegetable garden on rocky land in Idukki

Kattappana (Idukki): Normally seeds do not sprout on rocks and even if they do, the plants fail to grow much. But an Asha worker (Accredited ..

biofloc tank
Vannamei prawn cultivation can ensure better income for farmers
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