Archive for February, 2012

Avoiding Dangers On The Farm

Avoiding Dangers On The Farm
With all of the harvesting and planting that is performed on the farm, there are plenty of ways that an individual can get into trouble if they do not know how to protect themselves and follow proper protocol. The majority of the jobs that are performed must be done through the use of heavy duty machinery and equipment, and those that are not careful can end up severely damaging or injuring themselves or someone else.

Tractors themselves are one of the most dangerous pieces of machinery that are utilized on the farm. When kept in good condition and driven in the right manner, they can improve the way of life of farmers and help them to get a lot done.

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Seaweed Farming – CSIR – CSMCRI Technology

Seaweed Farming – CSIR – CSMCRI Technology

Seaweed Farming

Recently I visited CSIR technofest 2010 showcased by Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, New Delhi, at India International Trade Fair in New Delhi, the Capital of India.  In this technofest, I have seen a technology “Seaweeds Farming” which was developed by CSMCRI (Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar, India under the aegis of CSIR, New Delhi, India.

I came to know that at present 900 families are involving in seaweed cultivation in Tamilnadu alone and each cultivator is earning an average of Rs.8000/month.  Among the 900 families, 120 families are cultivating the seaweed with the support of CSMCRI under CSIR – Rural technology programme.

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