Surjit Singh, who won lakhs- In an exclusive conversation with News18, Surjeet says that he produced 300 quintals of cucumber in a year. They got an average price of Rs 24 per kg in the market. Thus, his total income was Rs 7 lakh 20 thousand. While his expenditure on cultivating this came to around 2.5 lakh rupees. In this regard, he made a net profit of Rs 4.70 lakh.
Surjeet says that in view of the many advantages, he started net home farming on 2 acres in the year 2013. At the same time, they are now doing net home farming on 10 acres.
Transplanted cucumber on September 25, 2019 at Shednet House. In which row to row 30 cm and plant to plant distance 45 cm. At the same time, to save water and the proper use of nutrients, they have adopted the drip system.
The use of balanced nutrients is very important to obtain a good crop yield. Therefore, in Surjit Singh I grow 19:19:19 fertilizer 3 kg, 12:61:00 fertilizer 3 kg, 13:00:45 fertilizer 2 kg, calcium nitrate 4 kg, magnesium sulfate 3 kg, 00:00 :50 fertilizer 3 kg, once a week.
Irrigate the crop two or three times a week. Now their crops are being harvested. Cucumbers are picked by workers early in the morning. After harvest, the cucumbers are taken to the packinghouse and graded there. After this, the cucumbers are packed in bags and sent to the market.
Anugrah Tiwari, Annadata, News18Indiaundefined
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PUBLISHED FOR THE FIRST TIME : February 05, 2020, 07:10 IST