Tips For Farming
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 ..

Spinach in pipe
Thrissur family cultivates spinach, Chinese potato in pipe
Coconut chocolate
Kalpa crunch, nutribar, coconut paneer; coconut farmers can earn from value added products too
Growing 5 varieties of tomato on 15-acre land, Palakkad farmer harvests 50 tonnes per acre
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 ..

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 ..


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 ..


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 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 ..

coffee plant

Coffee is more than what you think; It prevents soil erosion, survives flood!

Coffee plants are ideal solution for soil erosion as its roots go deeper into the ground and the plants grow close to each other. Even ..

Ramakrishnan areca nut peeler maker

Percussionist turns inventor; develops ‘low cost areca nut peeler’

A new easy areca nut peeler developed by Kozhikode Panthalayani native Ramakrishnan has become popular for its simplicity and affordability ..


Mobile app to act as guide for mushroom farming and industry

The Directorate of Mushroom Research at Solan of Himachal Pradesh has introduced a mobile app ‘’ including detailed information ..

quickstick rat killer

Make organic rat killer from ‘Seemakonna’

Rats can be a menace at households in all seasons. Usually, people try artificial rat poison or traps to get rid of rats. But using ..


Make yummy candies out of watermelon rind!

When we eat the flesh of watermelon and throw out its rind, it becomes a waste in the surroundings. But the researchers of Navsari ..


Have a healthy bite: Guidelines to grow guava at home

Growing our own fruit plants is the best idea to avoid consuming pesticide residue in the fruits bought from markets. Guava is ..

Rose gardening

Meat residue water can give wonders to your garden rose

If you have in your garden, take good care of them to get bigger and brighter flowers. becomes more beautiful when the plant is healthy ..


Easy way to grow roots in almond bought from market

Almond is one of the much-loved nutty snacks rich with nutrients. But does anyone know how to grow an almond tree in our yard? It’s ..

aloe vera
How to make aloe vera oil and gel at home
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