You must have noticed that Chia seeds have also been included in people’s dry-fruits in this healthy diet. It is in great demand in the world and in India it is being imported from outside.
About 4-5 kg of seed is required for one acre.
Nowadays people have become more aware about health and for this reason take special care of their health. From exercise to healthy diet, people are paying a lot of attention. You must have noticed that Chia seeds have also been included in people’s dry-fruits in this healthy diet. It is in great demand in the world and in India it is being imported from outside. However, many peasant brothers have worked on new varieties except traditional farming, including the name of Chia Seeds.
In such a situation, like other successful farmers, you can cultivate chia seeds, which is still in great demand. The special thing is that along with the demand, its prices are also high in the market, due to which the farmers also get good profits. In such a situation, today we are talking about cultivation of Chia Seeds, so that you can earn good profit in less time. Know everything related to this farming…
Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi had mentioned this in his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ program last time. He also told the story of Harishchandra, a farmer who is cultivating Chia Seeds, from which he is earning good money. Actually, this food is being sold online at the rate of one thousand to 1200 rupees per kg and it is also bought from farmers at an expensive price. These seeds, which look very small, are white, brown and black in color and are considered a very good energy source to give energy to the body. It is basically a crop of Mexico.
How to start?
To protect the crop from weed infestation, weeding should be done 2-3 times in the field with the help of hands. The work of planting saplings in empty places in the field should also be done within 10-15 days of planting. It takes 90 to 120 days to prepare its cultivation. Within 40-50 days of planting, flowers come in the crop and in 25-30 days, seeds are cooked and ready. The plant and the earrings begin to turn yellow while the crop is ripening. Crop is harvested and cleaned and cleaned and dried and sold in the market.
How much is the earning?
600 to 700 kg per acre from Chia crop depending on the weather and management. The yield is obtained. If you estimate, it costs up to 30 thousand rupees per one acre and if 6 quintals is cultivated, then it is sold for about 90 thousand rupees. In such a situation, you earn up to 60 thousand rupees on an acre.
In which soil is this crop?
In many reports, it has been said through experts that its cultivation can be done easily in all types of land. However, its crop is better in light soiled soil. Also, there is not much need of pesticides in it and cow dung manure is also very effective in it.
How many seeds are required?
About 4-5 kg of seeds are required for one acre. After this, you get up to 7 quintals per acre. At the same time, it is believed that if it is sown in the months of October and November, you get good results.
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