Kerala: Farmers in Kottayam Use Drone to Spray Fertilisers in Fields (Watch Video)

The farmers at Kottayam district in Kerala are using drones to spray fertilisers in the fields. They have been experiencing a shortage in the labourers to work, as they left for their hometowns amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kumarakom, has provided them with drones to use at the farms.

November 21, 2020

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Kottayam, November 21: The farmers at Kottayam district in Kerala are using drones to spray fertilisers in the fields. They have been experiencing a shortage in the labourers to work and hence resorted to using drones to help them in spraying the fertilisers . Many  workers involved in the farms were migrant labourers who went back to their respective places owing to the COVID-19 lockdown. Rain Alert: Heavy Rainfall to Lash Parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana This Week, Predicts IMD.

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In the video posted by news agency ANI on Twitter a young farmer is seen operating a drone over the fields that is spraying fertilisers on the sown area. The shortage of human resources have lead the framers to look for more technology-incentive ways, hence they started using drones to help them in fields. Rain Alert: Kerala and Tamil Nadu to Receive Heavy Rainfall During Next 5 Days Due to Cyclonic Circulation Over Bay of Bengal, Says IMD.

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Kerala: Farmers in Kottayam Use Drone to Spray Fertilisers in Fields (Watch Video)

 Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kumarakom, has provided them with drones amid the shortage of labourers who went back to their  hometowns as the COVID-19 lockdown started. “With help of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kumarakom, we’re using drones for spraying fertilisers in agricultural lands,” says a local.

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