ವೀಳ್ಯದೆಲೆ ಕೃಷಿ-Success Story of Betal Leaf Cultivation as an Intercrop in Arecanut-Pan leaf
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ವೀಳ್ಯದೆಲೆ ಕೃಷಿ-Success Story of Betal Leaf Cultivation as an Intercrop in Arecanut-Pan leaf


I am sharnayya Swamy. Welcome to Kisanvarthe We have many farmers
cultivated arecanut and many are trying to do inter
cropping with arecanut. Many farmers cultivated betel wine which is more profitable then arecanut. They got huge profit by
betel wine and thought that betel wine is more
profitable than arecanut. They completely involved in agriculture and got success. By this kisanvarte is presenting video of a successful farmer. What is your name? Ashok. Which village is this? Harohalli, Tumkur taluk of Tumkur district. How many acres you have? 2 acres. What distance you maintained between arecanut plant? 8 feet. How much years back you cultivated? 15-20 years. After how many years you get yield? 2 years. Which variety is this? Local ( native ) variety. Is this variety have great demand? Very much demand it has. For how many times you will harvest it? Once in 1 ½ – 2 months . How much quantity you will get for one harvest? 80-70 pendi we will get. For one pendi it costs 4000-3000 rupees. But now cost is reduced to 2000 rupees. What are all things you do for it? Fertilizers mainly Cow dung manure, DAP, CN . Usually people says that chemical fertilizers should not be used for betel wine. Nothing happens sir. We use less. we put only 2 packets of chemical fertilizers for 2 acres. More we use manure of cow and waste of poultry farming. Is there any problem for arecanut by applying fertilizers? No, problem to arecanut and even betel wine. For how many times you will harvest in a year? 6-7 times. In region of Davangere
diseases are spread to betel wine. Is there
any problem like that? No diseases if we clean more than it would be more good. This time we not cleaned because rate decreased. Now we need to start cleaning. What are all works need to do? Harvesting leaves and providing water regularly once in a week. We have 2 bore wells. Do you spray anything? We not do as it is not suffering from disease. If disease is there then we need to spray once in a month or week. Small insect will arrive at that time will perish by spraying. When market will be good? Usually in times of marriage and at time of shravana. Where you will market it? In tumkur. Whether you will go or they will come? We go there. How you will go? Do you have own vehicle? We have own vehicle. Daily 4-5 pendi we will harvest and take to market. Daily 4-5 pendi we will harvest and take to market. In one month more than 15 days it consume time. 10-12 labours we need. For packing 6 members and for harvesting 6-7 members. Daily 6-7 pendi we will do. For every month, how you will get income? 40,000-50,000 thousand income we will get. Expenses would be 20,000 rupees for labour charge. 30000 rupees will be remained per acre. What are all main expense you will get? Meals and for labour charge. By 2 acres how much will be profit for you? 50,000 rupees. Then by this 2 acres you will nearly save 6 lack rupees per year. From arecanut how much you will save? We get nearly 10 quintals from 2 acres. We just save 3-4 lacks per year from arecanut farming. From coconut we will get 2 lacks rupees per year. Do you also have coconut farming? Surrounding farm we have 80 coconut trees. 12,000 rupees by a tree yearly. Totally how much income you get by this 2 acres land? 7-8 lacks we will get excluding all expenses. What you studied? I just completed SSLC. It is good to work here itself than going outside. Are you happy? Yes, there is happiness here. But if we go somewhere else for work then we won’t get holidays. Many youths are interested to go to cities just to earn piece of amount. What is your advice to them? Being farmers. We need to do farming activities. If we are having land it is
better to do agriculture then working somewhere to
earn 5000-6000 rupees. Need to save environment. All work we itself do.
Even my younger brother completed SSLC and he also
involved in agriculture. We have auto and he is driving it. For leading a good living there is no problems. We will get coconut, arecanut and betel wine. Do you grown some other fruits? No. only arecanut, coconut and betel wine. ½ acre we will go Ragi for house hold purpose. ½ acre of ragi is more than enough. Yearly 5 packets of ragi we will get that is enough for life. Big thanks to you and your family by kisanvarte PLEASE SUBSCRIBE TO OUR CHANNEL

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