Tips For Farming
Wire mesh tower

Potato can be grown without soil in limited space; know about wire mesh tower method

Cultivating potato in kitchen garden is not as hard as it sounds. Potato farming ..

Students using organic pesticide
Students develop organic pesticide to get rid of whiteflies from vegetable plants
Grow bag farming
Grow bag farming: Things to remember to ensure good yield
Bulletless gun
Bulletless gun to get rid of wild boars from farms
water apple

Champakka wasted on large scale; no scheme to make value added products

Cherupuzha (Kannur): Water apple trees (Champakka) can be commonly found in many households in the hilly range. Though the families ..

Edwin Agrocart

Man develops 'Edwin Agrocart' to help cardamom farmers during lockdown

Idukki: Kochera native Manu Joseph returned home from Bahrain after 15 years of expat life due to the COVID crisis. However, he did ..

Ash compost

How to make compost from ash?

The major challenge in organic farming method is the lack of potash. Every plant requires at least 50 grams of potash once a month ..

rooftop farming

Does your okra plant leaves have powder-like spots? Here is a remedy

Pattambi (Palakkad): The District Krishi Vigyan Kendra authorities have warned farmers to stay alert against powdery mildew plant disease ..


Papaya sap fetches profit; farming expanded to 250 acres in Kerala

Thrissur: After the papaya sap got huge demand in the market, papaya farming in Kerala has been expanded to over 250 acres of land ..

Chinese potato harvesting machine

Machine to harvest Chinese potato, turmeric, ginger introduced; saves labour charge, time

Peramangalam (Thrissur): An agricultural equipment to harvest Chinese potato has been introduced to the relief of farmers. The machine ..

Biofloc Fish Farming

Biofloc is the new trend in fish farming

Biofloc fish farming is setting a new trend in pisciculture industry. The modern method has been introduced in Aroor constituency in ..


Rambutan fails to bear fruits? Here are some tips

Rambutan is one of the fruits that has high demand in the market. It also fetches good price. However, some rambutan trees fail to ..

Passion fruit

Grow passion fruit, the high value fruit that fights lifestyle diseases

Passion fruit was once overlooked as a mere juicy fruit. However, as time passed, it has been given the title of a high value fruit ..

Net cage farming

Try net cage farming to overcome lack of space and water

Net cage farming is an ideal method for the people who do not have sufficient space and availability of water. In this method, organic ..


CFTRI introduces simple trick to preserve tomato; costs only Rs 3 per kg

Surplus production and price drop mostly affects tomato as it easily perishes. Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) ..

Fertilizer-free cultivation

Agriculture Minister's farm witnesses experiment on fertilizer-free cultivation

Thrissur: Agriculture Minister V. S. Sunil Kumar's farm in Anthikad here is undergoing an experiment for fertilizer-free cultivation ..

Spinach in pipe

Thrissur family cultivates spinach, Chinese potato in pipe

Mannuthy (Thrissur): Anchery Chira native Antony and family are happy as their innovative farming method proved to be successful ..

Coconut chocolate

Kalpa crunch, nutribar, coconut paneer; coconut farmers can earn from value added products too

As it is hard to make profit from only selling coconut nowadays, coconut farmers should also focus on value added products from coconut ..


Growing 5 varieties of tomato on 15-acre land, Palakkad farmer harvests 50 tonnes per acre

Chittur (Palakkad): A traditional farmer has successfully cultivated five different varieties of tomatoes in Eruthempathy here ..

Aravindan near the sound box in farm

Kannur farmer plays radio songs in farm to get rid of wild boars

Karivellur (Kannur): For the past few months, there is no wild boar menace in Aravindan's farm as he experimented with an innovative ..

Rain shelters

Use rain shelter to continue farming even during monsoon

The plants in kitchen garden get damaged easily when rain intensifies. If we set up a rain shelter, vegetables can be easily cultivated ..

Trick to avoid wild boar

Tired of wild boar attack, farmer grows vegetables on wooden pillar

Kattappana (Idukki): Wild boars always pose threat to farmers as they often destroy crops. But a farmer has introduced a unique method ..

Anas Nassar

Young entrepreneur shows how plants flourish in soilless potting mix

There are many people who grow ornamental plants inside households. Many of them are likely to face issues of slow growth of plants ..

Jute sack pond in PJ Joseph's land

P J Joseph's son experiments with jute sack pond for fish farming

Thodupuzha (Idukki): MLA P J Joseph's son Appu Joseph is trying new farming techniques in his land at Purappuzha here. A pond is ..

Snake Gourd Farming (Padavalam)

10 tips to boost yield of snake gourd

The vegetable farmers might have faced the problem of low yield of snake gourd which causes them loss. But we can improve yield with ..

long beans

Save your long beans plant from bugs

Long beans is one of the vegetables that can be easily cultivated in kitchen gardens. It is also suitable for beginners in farming ..


Let's grow breadfruit that is more nutritious than jackfruit

Breadfruit is an evergreen tree that is native to New Guinea, Philippines and Indomalayan islands, but it is commonly found in all ..

barrel farming

Farmers try barrel farming to stop waterlogging from affecting crops

Chengaloor (Thrissur): The farmers in Chengaloor are experimenting with barrel farming to fight waterlogging. As their vegetable farming ..

Annamma Trub
At 72, organic farming is passion for this Keralite nurse who returned from Switzerland
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