Categoy “Kerala Agriculture News”

Saplings Exhibition Starts in Kozhikode

Published on: 05 Nov, 2013
Published under: Kerala Agriculture News, Kozhikode District News

5 November 2013 Kozhikode Agriculture Minister K. P. Mohanan opened an exhibition-cum-sale of saplings, organised by Green View– a collective of organic farmers, at the Muthalakkulam grounds in the city on Monday. The sale included that of seeds and saplings of a variety of fruits and vegetables. The…

New Farming Methods to be Implemented in Kerala

Published on: 18 Oct, 2013
Published under: Cochin District News, Kerala Agriculture News

17 October 2013 Kochi Agriculture minister KP Mohanan has said that the state government will soon set off a scheme that aims at planting 15 lakh dwarf coconut saplings in five years across the state. He declared the scheme while inaugurating the new hi-tech farming unit at Santhigiri…

Kerala Farm Credit Societies Sighs with NABARD New Decision

Published on: 18 Oct, 2013
Published under: Kerala Agriculture News, Kozhikode District News

17 October 2013 Kozhikode The decision of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) against steadfast implementation of the Prakash Bakshi report for streamlining the short-term cooperative credit structure has come as a major relief to thousands of primary agricultural credit societies (PACS) in the State….

Crops Productivity in Kerala Hindered By High Soil Acidity

Published on: 09 Oct, 2013
Published under: Kerala Agriculture News

8 October 2013 Thiruvananthapuram Soil acidification has assumed serious proportion in farmlands across Kerala, impairing the productivity of most crops, a multi-institutional survey on soil fertility has revealed. The study coordinated by the Kerala State Planning Board revealed elevated levels of acidity in 91 per cent of the…

Scientific Technology To be Used for Kerala Farming

12 August 2012 Thiruvananthapuram Farmers and agricultural experts in Kerala will soon have access to a powerful scientific tool enabling them to diagnose soil health problems and come up with cost-effective strategies to enhance crop productivity without disturbing the environmental equilibrium.The Decision Support System (DSS) for sustaining soil…

New Crop Varieties Developed by Kerala Agriculture University

Published on: 05 Aug, 2013
Published under: Kerala Agriculture News, Thrissur District News

3 August 2013 Thrissur Twelve new crop varieties have been developed by the Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) and are now ready for release to farmers, an official release from the varsity said.The state committee on release of crop varieties and seeds cleared the new varieties based on the…

Crop Insurance in Kerala BY United India Insurance

Published on: 18 Jul, 2013
Published under: General Kerala News, Kerala Agriculture News

17 July 2013 Kochi United India Insurance Co Ltd in association with Agricultural Insurance Co of India Ltd is implementing crop insurance scheme in Kerala. The scheme is applicable for crops such as paddy, banana, pepper, turmeric, coconut, pineapple, ginger, sugarcane, cardamom and arecanut. A statement issued here…

Kuttanad Flooded by Heavy Monsoon Rainfall worst Hit in last seven year

Published on: 16 Jul, 2013
Published under: Alappuzha District News, Kerala Agriculture News, Kerala Weather News

15 July 2013 Kuttanad Heavy Monsoon this year have flooded the Rice Bowl of Kerala known for farming below sea level. Over 2000 homes have been damaged and almost 50 per cent of the crops have been destroyed in Kuttanad. Monsoon here means flooded schools, lack of potable…

Rs 107 Crore As Drought Relief Package By Center to Kerala

Published on: 06 Jul, 2013
Published under: General Kerala News, Kerala Agriculture News

5 July 2013 New Delhi The high-level panel on National Disaster Management, headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, has approved Central assistance of Rs 107 crore for Kerala that faced a drought last year. “In the recent meeting of the high-level committee (HLC), Rs 107 crore has been…


Published on: 02 Jul, 2013
Published under: General Kerala News, Kerala Agriculture News

1 July 2013 Kochi The Food Corporation of India (FCI) will implement the Union Government’s project to build ‘silos’ for storing ample quantity of food grain, in public-private partnership (PPP) model in the state. Union Minister of State for Food and Public Distribution K V Thomas told that…

Monsoon Floods Destroyed about Rs 53 Crore crop in State

Published on: 21 Jun, 2013
Published under: General Kerala News, Kerala Agriculture News

21 June 2013 Thiruvananthapuram The State has suffered a crop loss of Rs.53 crore in heavy rain and floods this year. Of this, Wayanad district alone accounts for Rs.20 crore. This is bound to increase as the floodwaters recede, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said . Talking to the…

Fish Prices in Kerala with ban on trawling

Published on: 19 Jun, 2013
Published under: General Kerala News, Kerala Agriculture News

18 June 2013 Thiruvananthapuram Fish the main dish in the menu of South Indian dishes is now on rise in its prices as trawling ban comes into effect starting 14th June for the next 47 days. “In the past two days, seer fish prices have been going up…

Malayalam Farm Portal by KVASU

Published on: 19 Jun, 2013
Published under: Kerala Agriculture News, Kerala Technology News, Wayanad District News

18 June 2013 Thiruvananthapuram Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU) has launched a Malayalam farm portal, a web channel and a radio channel. The portal ( was launched by Minister for Agriculture, Shri K P Mohanan at Thiruvananthapuram on June 17, 2013. The farm portal is intended…

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