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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Farm Holidays in the South West

Farm Holidays in the South West

Farm holidays in the South West are becoming very popular for those who want a unique and authentic experience of farming. It provides the perfect place for those who want to escape the stress of everyday life and immerse oneself in the nature and rural countryside of the South West.

Devon is a great place to experience a farm holiday. In addition to experiencing the farmer’s way of life you can also explore the vast countryside, quaint villages and country walks in the area. Choose from one of the many walks Dartmoor National Park has to offer, from hiking for those who are experienced walkers to a casual stroll for those of you who want to relax and take in your surroundings.

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