Tips For Farming
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 ..

papaya
Papaya sap fetches profit; farming expanded to 250 acres in Kerala
Chinese potato harvesting machine
Machine to harvest Chinese potato, turmeric, ginger introduced; saves labour charge, time
Biofloc Fish Farming
Biofloc is the new trend in fish farming
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 ..

Tomato

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 ..

tomato

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 ..

Breadfruit

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 ..

Saritha Teacher at her farm

Online farming lessons by Hindi teacher becomes a hit among students during lockdown

Kakkanad (Ernakulam): As the students are sitting idle at their homes during lockdown, Saritha Teacher decided to give them some farming ..

Brinjal intercropping

Farmer shows how intercropping brinjal among coconut trees gives profit

Kozhinjampara (Palakkad): When farmer Thiruvenkidam started intercropping brinjal among coconut trees, he was only experimenting it ..

Seeds

Tips to collect top quality seeds of vegetables

Many people have turned to farming during the lockdown period. Since many of them are beginners who tried their hand at farming to ..

Drumstick tree

Curd, honey, sugar syrup... here are some tricks to boost yield of drumstick tree

Drumstick tree is very common in the households in Kerala. The drumstick leaves are nutritious and have high demand in market. The ..

Chandran's vegetable garden

Retd teacher shows how to get maximum yield by watering only once in 5 days

If we get good yields even when the vegetable plants are irrigated only once in five days in this scorching summer, then it can be ..

cocoon

Silk farmer in Palakkad invents affordable method to preserve cocoons during lockdown

Silk farmers in Kerala are going through a tough time ever since the cocoon markets in Karnataka were closed as part of COVID-19 prevention ..

badarudeen arch trellis

Portable arch trellis for growing climbers all year around

Making safe trellis to give support to vines is a challenge for farmers. Climbing vegetables like bitter gourd, long beans, cucumber ..

Roselle plant

Plant a Roselle in kitchen garden, replace tamarind in curries

Roselle plant is locally known as ‘Pulivenda’, ‘Mathippuli’ and ‘Meenpuli’ in Kerala. Its scientific ..

spinach

Spinach price at Rs 120 per kg; Boost for farmers, shock for buyers

Kanjikkuzhi (Alappuzha): After onion, shallot and drumstick, spinach is has also been added to the list of expensive vegetables. The ..

cage fish farming
Man grows 5,000 fish in Kadalundi river using cage farming method
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