Cluster turmeric yield in Alankanallur bridge area: Farmers happy:

On the day of Pongal Pongum Mangala all over Tamil Nadu, it is the tradition of the Tamils ​​to put pongal in pongal pots in houses. In this situation, the cluster of yellow harvest is in full swing in the Alankanallur Palamedu area of ​​Madurai district due to the Pongal festival. Cultivated turmeric plants are harvested as clusters of turmeric in 6 months and one year for culinary use. The yellow plants plucked from the field are divided into clusters and sent to the outer districts including Madurai and to the northern states including Gujarat and Maharashtra. Harvesting in 6 months for cluster turmeric costs Rs. The farmers said that the cost was as low as Rs 60,000 and the yield was high this year due to light rains. It is said that a bunch of turmeric yields between Rs 20,000 and Rs 30,000.

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