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Sweet Corn Farming: This crop gives great profits in the rainy season, know the method of farming

Sweet Corn Farming: This crop gives great profits in the rainy season, know the method of farming


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oi-Jyoti Bhaskar

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Published: Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 6:40 am [IST]

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New Delhi, 07 June : Sowing of crops in monsoon season During the period, maize farmers sow kharif crops like maize, jowar and bajra in the fields on a large scale. Along with the cultivation of maize, the cultivation of sweet corn can prove to be a profitable deal for the farmers. Sweet corn is a sweet variety of normal maize. Although sweet corn is cultivated throughout the country, but the farmers of Uttar Pradesh cultivate sweet corn on a large scale. Read how sweet corn farming has opportunities.

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Sowing of millets i.e. coarse cereals in Kharif seasonSowing of millets i.e. coarse cereals in Kharif season

Sweet corn demand abroad

According to media reports, apart from India, there is a lot of demand for sweet corn abroad. In such a situation, maize farmers can earn twice as much money by growing sweet corn. The cultivation of sweet corn is done on the pattern of maize. The milky corns are plucked just before they are ripe. Farmers can earn good money from sweet corn just by taking care of some important things. Have a look at some interesting points-

  • Sweet corn farming is possible in both Rabi and Kharif seasons.
  • Sweet corn is sown in North India during Kharif season i.e. June to July.
  • Farmers can cultivate flowers with sweet corn.
  • Sweet corn loses its sweetness if it is stored for a long time.

Choose Short Ripening Varieties

ICAR has developed several insect resistant varieties of maize. In such a situation, farmers wishing to cultivate sweet corn should choose improved varieties of maize. It is better to choose a variety that ripens in a short time. While preparing the field for sowing of maize, special attention needs to be paid to the arrangement of drainage. Due to this there will be no apprehension of water filling in the field of maize crop.

Planting flowers with sweet corn cultivation

Let us tell you that apart from traditional farming, farmers are increasing their income by adopting some innovative farming and scientific methods. Floriculture i.e. floriculture is also one such option. According to the experts of agricultural matters, for double the income, farmers can cultivate sweet corn as well as plant flowers. Marigold and gladiolus can be planted in flowering varieties.

crop feed for cattle

People who understand farming say that apart from sweet corn, crops like cabbage, coriander, peas and spinach can also be planted in the same field. The fodder from the sweet corn crop is used for cattle. In such a situation, the benefit of sweet corn farming is doubled. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, India produces more than 20 million tonnes of maize every year.

makka production

Sweet Corn Harvesting

Knowing the harvesting time is the most important thing in any crop. When to harvest sweet corn? Its identity is the release of milky substance from the corn. When a white milky liquid comes out from the corn, it should be understood that the sweet corn is ready to be harvested. According to experts, the harvesting of sweet corn should be done only in the morning or evening. By doing this the shelf life of the crop is longer i.e. sweet corn will remain fresh for a long time.

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english summary

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Story first published: Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 6:40 am [IST]

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