Updated: January 21, 2019, 5:29 AM
Terrace farming emerging trends
Nowadays, Terrace Farming is an emerging trend that gives you a great opportunity to cash in. In this technique, soil is not used at all and the essential nutrients for plants are directly transported to the roots of plants by water. This is called hydroponics technique. Plants are grown in pipes with a multi-layer frame and their roots are left in the water filled with nutrients inside the pipe.
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Many companies work for the setup of hydroponics technology which help you to set up a commercial farm from a amateur garden. Startups like Latextra Agritech Bitmins Innovations, Future Farms, our agriculture are working in this. Hydroponics setups can be purchased from these companies.
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About 35 to 40 trees can be planted in a tower of two meters high. You can buy 10 towers of about 400 plants, up to Rs 1 lakh. If the system is used properly then only the seeds and nutrients will be spent.
Weather protection needed
Need to have a net saad or a poly house to avoid the weather hazard. Through this technique, farming is done in the controlled environment. Therefore, farmers often produce such vegetables which have higher prices in the market.
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Earning up to 2 million annually
By generating expensive fruits and vegetables, you can earn up to 2 lakh rupees annually.