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agriculture

'Baby couple' makes Rs 4.5 lakh per year; no loss from dairy, poultry farms

Kottayam: Ponkunnam native M D Baby and his wife Baby V Nair are happy to take care ..

Joshy near biofloc farm
Palakkad farmer manages paddy, fruits, chicken, duck, mushroom, fish farms on 6 acre
Sameer in his farm
Gulf returnee grows green gram; expects high yield
Suresh Kumar in farm
Farming is life for this panchayat president; makes a farm in 4.5-acre barren land
Shamla and son Shiva

3-acre barren land turned into high-yielding farm; Thrissur woman fights odds through hard work

Thrissur: In a battle to get life back on track, a lady took resort in farming. When Shamla was estranged in life 10 years ago, she ..

Aqua Culture

Thrissur man starts fish farming on terrace; harvests 300 kg fish

Thrissur: Chenthrappinni native Sageer, a pandal worker, found it hard to make the ends meet during the lockdown times. Sageer Palliparambil ..

Kurunthotti

Dentist cultivates 'Kurunthotti' on 4-acre land in Thrissur due to high market value

Thrissur: Dr Tennison is used to the questions posed by visitors on the weeds and shrubs present on his compound. He responds to them ..

tuber

Vinod in love with his root vegetables for over two decades

Vellangallur: The 90 cents of land of Kottanellur native Vinod is full of root vegetables. There are 100 varieties of taro roots, ..

Kannettan in his farm

Even at 93, Kannettan is busy working in farm all day

Mukkam (Kozhikode): Kannan Chathan’s day begins with a visit to his farm early in the morning. Even at 93, Kannan is never tired ..

Mathew and Mary in their farm

Age no bar for agriculture; love for farming keeps this nonagenarian couple from Wayanad active

Pulpally (Wayanad): A nonagenarian couple is showing the world that only intense passion is needed to reap gold through farming. Mathew ..

vegetable nursery

Kannur woman scripts success by selling 10,000 vegetable saplings in 3 months

Karivellur (Kannur): When vegetable season begins, Cheetta native T V Sarala is totally busy in her agricultural venture. She was ..

Betel farming

Former expat makes profit from betel farming due to passion for agriculture

Pallipadu (Alappuzha): After 37 years of expat life, Naduvattam native C P Ajayakumar aka Rajan ended up cultivating betel leaves ..

honey bee

Women's collective scripts 'sweet' success story through beekeeping

Vazhoor (Kottayam): With a little effort, a group of ladies here has scripted a 'sweet' success saga. A women's collective ..

Krishnan

Ivy gourd vines on 3.5 acre land brings fortune for 5-member family in Palakkad

Palakkad: Krishnan C V from Vaniyampara, a full-time farmer, is of the opinion that we can succeed in any type of farming if we are ..

Anand in his dairy farm

Paddy field, dairy farm, coconut plantation; 18-yr-old shows hard work brings success in farming

Palakkad: Muthuthala Kozhikkottiri native Anand was introduced to the world of agriculture by his father. By the time he learned the ..

dairy farm

Fish farm in 10 acre, dairy farm with 20 cows; Nizar shows benefits of integrated farming

Ernakulam: A 10-acre fish farm in Pallippuram and a dairy farm with 20 cows is the result of hard work by Nizar, a farmer hailing from ..

corn farming

Farmer plants corn on trial basis, gets stunning yield

Palod: A young farmer is all excited to see his experimental farming giving a stunning yield. Meenmutty native Selvaraj cultivated ..

Sumi Shyamraj

Meet this lady who earns Rs 30,000 through gardening on 3-cent land

Availability of space is a challenge when we decide to start farming. But Ernakulam Edathala native Sumi Shyamraj has proven that one ..

Prakashan in his farm

Bio manure production, poultry farming, dairy farm; this farmer reaps success from multiple ventures

Prakashan happened to see waste piled up near Sakthan stand in Thrissur when he was returning after selling quail eggs. He approached ..

Muhammed Ashraf's farm

With wide variety of foreign fruits, this 'Garden of Eden' in Edappatta is all set to attract people

Kottakkal (Malappuram): The fruit orchard in Edappatta here gives a visual treat for the people. Owned by Muhammed Ashraf aka KC ..

Gopalakrishna Pillai

This former bank manager from Alappuzha is among the top 10 farmers in India

Alappuzha: A former bank manager in Pathiyoor panchayat here has been selected as one of the 10 best farmers in the country. M. Gopalakrisha ..

Baby corn

Farmer successfully harvests corn grown as intercrop, now ready for Onam sales

Anchal (Kollam): A farmer has reaped gold from corn farming after intercropping it with rubber. Kollam Anchal native Biju intercropped ..

Anil Kumar

Lockdown turns mike operator into farmer; Anil Kumar tells his success saga

A busy mike operator, Anil Kumar had to take an unexpected break from his career after the COVID lockdown was imposed. He was on a ..

Sasidharan in his Chinese potato farm

With a thirst for passion, farmer develops new variety of Chinese potato

Pulamanthole (Malappuram): Though Sasidharan from North Paloor has no high qualifications, he managed to develop a new variety of Chinese ..

Ashar Ibnu

16-yr-old boy earns Rs 30,000 per month through hatchery business

Kollam: Ashar Ibnu is only 16 years old and is waiting for higher education after completing class 10 scoring A Plus grades in all ..

JACK FRUIT

A PT teacher's love for jackfruit trees

Thrissur: "Children call me by nicknames for my love for jackfruit trees and mango trees. No matter what they call, I just want ..

Babu Jacob in his lemon farm

1000 kg lemon from 14 trees; Kottayam man cuts rubber trees in 2 acre to start lemon farm

Though not many farmers would think of cultivating lemon on a large scale, Kottayam Pala native Babu Jacob decided to give it a try ..

Floating farm in houseboat

Man turns houseboat into 'floating farm'

Alappuzha: A man has proved that even a houseboat can be turned into a farm. Thathampally native Jose Arattumpally cultivated vegetables ..

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