Do you want to earn millions from Strawberry farming? Then plant strawberries in 5 acres with this technique, earn 60 lakhs
There is a picture that the farmers of our country are moving away from agriculture because they are facing losses in agriculture. Strawberry cultivation A picture has now emerged that many farmers in the state are giving preference to jobs or industrial activities instead of agriculture. However, if farmers make changes in agriculture with the passage of time, then definitely good income to the farmers. The interesting thing is that now the farmers of the country are also changing the cropping system.
And by this their income is gradually increasing. At present, there is a picture of farmers growing orchard crops on a large scale in the country. A similar view is being seen in the state as well. Strawberry crop is also a major orchard crop. Strawberry cultivation is now widely seen in many parts of our state. Strawberry cultivation is also providing good cash flow to the farmers. In such a situation, today we have brought some important facts about strawberry cultivation for our farmer reader friends.
Strawberry is cultivated in this state
Strawberry is grown extensively in our country during the Rabi season in cold climate regions. Its cultivation is found in cold climate in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir. But now with the help of modern technology
Since then it has been cultivated in the plains, where there is less cold in the winter season. Farmers of Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan are now cultivating strawberries in winters.
Earning income too.
What are the improved varieties of strawberries
More than 600 varieties of strawberries are grown and eaten around the world, but in India the most widely used for commercial cultivation are Camarosa, Chandler, Ophra, Black Peacock, Sweet Charlie, Alista and Fair Fox.
called varieties. These varieties are cultivated from September to October depending on the climate in India. Farmers claim to get higher yields by cultivating strawberries in sandy loam and red soil
plant strawberries like this
According to knowledgeable people, cultivation of strawberries is very easy as compared to other orchard crops. It requires organic preparation of the field before planting strawberry seeds like any other normal fruit or vegetable crop.
By deep plowing the field, apply vermicompost to the organically rich strawberry cultivation, which increases the fertility of the soil.
After this, raise the beds in the field and make a distance of 1 to 2 feet between them, so that crop management is easy.
Drip irrigation system should be arranged for strawberry cultivation and special attention should be given to the moisture of the field.
After this plastic mulching is done on steam for good quality strawberry cultivation and 30 cm for sowing the seeds. The plastic cover should be pierced at regular intervals.
How to manage strawberry farming and how much income will be there
To get good yield from strawberry crop, organic manure should be used well in the field so that the plants can grow quickly.
Strawberries begin to bear fruit about one and a half months after planting in the field, so bumper fruits can be produced for the next four months.
In this way, if 22 thousand strawberry plants are planted in one acre of field, then 5 to 6 kg fruits will be obtained per day.
If strawberry is planted on one acre of land, then 500 to 700 grams of yield can be obtained from each plant.
It can produce 80 to 100 quintals of fruits in a season and can earn an income of Rs.6 lakh to Rs.12 lakh. That is, if the farmer brothers cultivate strawberries in five acres, then the farmer brothers can earn an income of about 35 to 60 lakhs.