Heart and soul dedicated to Kasargod Dwarf cow

Kasargod calf in Perla

My passion in understanding native Indian cows such as the famed but increasingly rare breed of Kasargod cows led me to Perla, a village in the interiors of Kasargod district, where I had the good privilege of meeting Mr. Nekkaarakaleya Subrahmanyaprasad. Mr. Prasad has been working for the preservation and upliftment of the Kasargod breed for a long time in association with the Gau Bank of Hosanagara Ramachandrapura mutt. The mutt…

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How to successfully sprout vegetable seeds the natural way

There are many ways to sprout seeds. My favorite way is to mimic nature’s process. That is by replicating birds, reptiles and mammals eating the fruit and excreting the seeds. However, certain plants have their own unique way of procreation like black pepper. Black pepper is usually planted using cuttings and not by seed. In the wild, pepper vine will spread its new tentacle to an adjunct tree and start…

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Effective Application of Ash in Rural and Farmers Life

mud vessel, coconut husk, dried and fresh dung to create smoke

Ash plays a vital role in every farmers or rural house hold. There are numerous benefits of ash. Ash has been replaced by Potash and potassium in our era. During ancient times potash was derived by mixing wood ash with water in a iron pot and evaporating the water for a white end product know as potash, so ash derived from pot(pot-ash). End product is a chemical, which is used for cleaning…

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