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    Venkat Iyer – techie turned farmer lives satisfying life in village, away from Mumbai city life

    “I grow my own food as the nature allows. Never a day goes without plucking the fresh fruits from the trees and having it on my plate. Eating local varieties of unpolished rice is good for health so I grow nutrient packed paddy myself and process it as per my requirement. We love pickles so we...
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    Roy Antony – Develops new variety of Arabica coffee

    “Ours ‘Roys Selection’ coffee can be grown under 80% shade. It yields more in the shaded area hence is apt to be grown as intercrop with rubber and areca nut. It has tap root system so during summer it survives easily and does not compete with rubber roots. The bean size is big. 1kg beans can be...
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    Nitin Kumar Kajla – progressive farmer from Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.

    Farmers’ land is an open working laboratory to develop effective and efficient bio-solutions to increase the crop yield. One such laboratory belongs to Mr. Nitin Kumar Kajla. It is functional at Bhatipura village, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. “There is no need for going to the market for purchasing...
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    Manjunath T. H – progressive farmer from Karnataka

    “Sunflower farming has been profitable for me as production cost is less when compared to watermelon, tomato, beans etc.,” says Mr. Manjunath TH, progressive farmer from Thondavadi village, Chamarajanagar district, Karnataka. Mr. Manjunath completed his education in 2006 and since then he is an...
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    Question Intercrop

    Dear sir, I am a Former, i am having 12 Acre land in that ,one year ago i planted mango( distance 28 feet).Now i want to keep some intercrop. I need help in validating the above idea, suggestions on short term inter crops, help on modern cultivation techniques like without greenhouse using...
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    Agricultural land for sale in Sindudurga Dt, Near Goa, Maharashtra.

    We have property in Maharashtra bordering Goa. The property is in Sindhudurga (sindhudurg ) district of Maharashtra bordering Goa. We have currently two plots of 70 and 100 Acres. We are offering plots of 5 acres onwards. Tar road reach till the property and water is plenty and available all...
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    New to agriculture...Help needed

    Hi, I work in a private compacy in Chennai and was very interested in agriculture. So I bought 3 acres of land near Tirunelveli. Both me and land is new to agruiculture. Land was never ploughed/cultivated before. It is a pure red soil. No well or canal near by. I put a 8-inch bore and got...
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    shade loving medicinal plants

    Dear Friend, I want to introduce medicinal plants as intercrop inside the mature rubber plantation to generate extra income by the rubber growers of NorthEast India. Will u please help me giving list of plants and their medicinal importance and also the procedure of selling it? i would...