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Kuttanad: Central team to study water hyacinths
Deccan Chronicle

Kuttanad: Central team to study water hyacinths

ALAPPUZHA: A central team will pay a visit to Kuttanad on January 25 to study the problems of people due to overgrowing water hyacinths across the region. Local MP Kodikunnil Suresh said that the team would visit selected places in 13 panchayths in ... Deccan Chronicle, 3 days ago

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Drought adds to Kuttanad farmers troubles

After having borne the brunt of bird flu and armyworm attack, Kuttanad is facing another grave danger — drought. Scarcity of rain and and poor irrigation facilities have forced many farmers to abandon the crop half way through. Hundreds of ...
 The Hindu6 days ago Severe drought adds to Kuttanad farmers woes  The Hindu5 days ago Drought adds to Kuttanad farmers’ troubles  The Hindu6 days ago

Armyworms wreak havoc in Kuttanad paddy fields

A disaster is lurking in the form of armyworm attack on paddy fields in Kuttanad, considered a prime granary of Kerala. The infestation of the worms, known as pattalappuzhu in local parlance, noticed a week ago, has been spreading rapidly to new ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago Armyworms strike at Kuttanad paddies  The Hindu2 weeks ago
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Armyworms devouring Kuttanad paddy crop

Paddy farmers in Pathanamthitta that houses the Upper Kuttanad rice bowl of Central Travancore region are a worried lot as armyworms have started devouring their well-nursed crop. District panchayat member and Upper Kuttanad Nelkarshaka Samiti ...
 The Hindu1 week ago Farmers stare at uncertain future  Times of India2 months ago

Christmas cheer for duck farmers in Kuttanad

ALAPPUZHA: The duck business has picked up in Kuttanad during the Christmas-New Year season after it suffered crippling blows due to the bird flu recently. A number of shops have come up from Kidangara to Pallathuruthy on the Alappuzha-Changanassery ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago My Family Christmas  Indian Express1 month ago

Demonetisation renders crops unbankable for farmers

KOTTAYAM: : When Sony Koithara, a farmer from Thiruvarpp panchayat in Upper Kuttanad region of Kottayam district sowed seeds on his 10acre paddy field at Thiruvaykkarai on November 10, the banks across the country had just reopened after the ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Kuttanad farmers face cash crunch

The season of paddy cultivation has begun in Upper Kuttanad and sowing of seeds is nearing completion. But farm workers in the paddy bowl have been severely affected by the cash crunch following demonetisation of high-value currency notes.
 The Hindu2 months ago Cash crunch takes a toll on paddy farm workers  The Hindu2 months ago

Post-demonetisation, farmers struggling to repay loans

While the government is trying to increase the area under paddy cultivation through new initiatives, for Kuttanad farmers its a tough way forward in the absence of any tangible help from the State administration. Most farmers are yet to get the ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Kerala plans multi-crore project to fight pest attacks

ALAPPUZHA: The agriculture department has prepared a Rs 12.55-crore project to help Kuttanad paddy farmers to fight pest attacks double increase production in five years after brown planthopper attack left acres crops damaged in October. Principal ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

Good agricultural practices for Kuttanad soon

A scheme aimed at ushering in good agricultural practices in paddy farming is to be launched in Kuttanad soon. The project, with an outlay of Rs.12.55 crore, will be implemented over the next five years.
 The Hindu1 month ago
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