Because of the fall in Tamil Nadu, south India's production dipped to 67.74 mkg from 73.06 mkg in January-April 2021, marking a loss of 5.32 mkg or 10.35 per cent.
4,000 tonnes of fruit decaying in farms with no takers, pushing 80 per cent of growers into dept trap with no support from state govt
The total acreage of mulberry plantations in the State has been put at 1,24,983 acres.
“At many sites, the plants were found damaged due to wild animals and stray cattle. Measures need to be enhanced to provide protection to the newly planted saplings,” read the report.
The State stands first in the country in oil palm cultivation with an area of 1.81 lakh hectares, cultivated by 1.32 lakh farmers in eight districts.
Running since 2010, Green Yatra's 'Pedh Lagao' initiative has been working towards conserving nature.
With rainfall still continuing to lash parts of Kodagu, the growers are faced with a herculean task of picking the beans in the rain.
A resident of Kalashree village under Barachana block, 54-year-old Khirod Jena is a former army man who is on a mission of greening Jajpur.
While the price of Arabica variety has increased in the international market, many planters of Kodagu are reluctant to maintain this variety of the crop.
During the financial year that ended on March 31, 2021, KDHP had achieved a record turnover of Rs 429.82 crore registering 19 percent increase over the previous year
The Yoga Guru backed business, Ruchi Soya's planned foray into palm oil comes on the back of a 44.42 per cent increase in palm oil prices in the retail market in July compared to the year ago.