Organic Farming
agriculture

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

After retiring as bank manager last year, Palakkad Koottanad native Ramachandran ..

Vegetable farming in school
School remains closed, but these students are busy farming vegetables
Mohanlal
When Mohanlal turned into an 'organic farmer' in real life
Chinese potato
Chinese potato gains popularity; monsoon is ideal to start cultivation
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 ..

Agriculture

Retd engineer spends lockdown in vegetable farm; gets attractive yield now

Paravoor (Ernakulam): A one-man farming venture started during the lockdown has now given a stunning yield. MD Rappai, who retired ..

dragon fruit

Rs 75 per fruit; Mexican dragon fruit gaining popularity in Kerala

Malappuram: Though the name sounds a little scary, dragon fruit is an attractive option for the farmers due to its high price. One ..

Antony planting pepper vines

Farmer experiments by giving 'pillar' support to pepper vines

Kasaragod: Farmer Antony never claims about the success but only focuses on experiments. The 64-year-old is of the opinion that if ..

Karinchapadi watermelon

Malappuram's own brand 'Karinchapadi watermelon' gains popularity

Malappuram: People of Malappuram are not mere consumers of watermelon brought from other states during the Eid season, but they have ..

Royal red jackfruit

Loved for its unique colour, taste and aroma, 'Royal Red Jack' is still here

Royal Red Jack is a popular variety of jackfruit. The dark red fruits, intense sweetness and attractive aroma make Royal Red Jack different ..

vegetable leaf

Higher demand for leaves than vegetables; More profit for farmers

The demand for leaves of vegetables has increased tremendously as the number of health conscious people is on the rise in Kerala. The ..

organic egg

Fake organic eggs brought to Kerala markets after changing shell colour

Coimbatore: Health conscious people always choose organic eggs due to the concerns regarding the artificial eggs. But it has come to ..

air potato

Meet air potato, the tuber that tastes like meat

Air potato is a tuber that is known for its meat-like taste. When cooked adding masala, it tastes exactly like meat. It can also be ..

Yami Gautam

Actress Yami Gautam to explore new methods of organic farming in hometown

Mumbai: Actress Yami Gautam will be going back to her hometown in Himachal Pradesh to explore new methods of organic farming to minimalize ..

Pradeep's organic farm

Dream come true moment for farmer as organic vegetables for Onam survive rain havoc

Kundara: It was a dream come true moment for Kanjirakode native Pradeep when his organic crops survived the rain havoc. Okra, snake ..

Nanniyode organic village

Organic village in Nanniyode all set to harvest fresh veggies for Onam

The Onam markets will be rich with fresh organic vegetables produced by the farmers of over 50 regions in Nanniyode village in Thiruvananthapuram ..

Fr. Yohannan Yoseph at his farm

Here’s a priest who treasures fresh produce for all at his ‘Bethlehem’

Preserving the goodness of nature for the future generation, a church priest has proved what we can do for tomorrow. Bishop Mar Yohannan ..

Turmeric farming
70-year-old farmer cultivates turmeric in 5 acre, harvests 200 tonnes
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