Unseasonal rains are expected to hit Karnataka’s coffee output. The state, India’s largest coffee producer, has witnessed a spell of torrential rains which have hit Chikmagalur, Hassan and Kodagu districts – the coffee growing belts.
The rains, thanks to cyclonic storm Jal, lead to dropping of the ripe berries due to colder nights. Read More
The Coffee board issued a press release, stating that they will supply coffee seeds to intetrested growers for the year 2010-11. The seeds will be available at all junior liaison officers’ (JLO) offices.
The last date for filling and submitting applications for the seeds is 15th October 2010, according to the press release.
Coffee seeds will be priced at Rs. Read More
In a press statement issued by Karnataka Planters Association Chairman K.M. Nanaiah he said that tt was brought to the notice by many Large, Medium, and small grower members from the districts of Chikmagalur, Kodagu Hassan, Mysore, South Kanara and Udupi district in Karnataka in respect of Plantation crops such as Coffee, Tea, Rubber, and Spices about severe shortage of Urea fertilizer. Read MoreRead More...
Farmers who took up to paddy cultivation seem to be in serious trouble as the monsoon seems to have failed in the district. How ever, Monday and Tuesday saw a slight improvement in the weather with moderate rainfall. As per the information availed, Kodagu has received an average rainfall of 11.97 mm on Tuesday. So far the rainfall recorded is 1,456.08 mm. Read MoreRead More...
Lay more stress on Agriculture, Not tourism
Criticizing the govt move to develop tourism in Coorg, the secretary of the CPI(M), I.R. Durgaprasad called upon MP A H Vishwanath to lay more stress on developing agriculture in the district by providing better produce prices and sops to agriculturists in the disctrict. Read More