Cauliflower is an important crop. Generally everyone likes cauliflower vegetable. It is easily available in cold weather. But it becomes a bit difficult to meet in summer and rain. The cauliflower that you will get is cold store cabbage.
But now many improved varieties of it have come. Which can be cultivated in summer or rainy season. These days its price can be found better than other seasons. Due to which farmers can earn big money.
Agricultural scientists have developed some varieties of Cauliflower. Which can be cultivated in July. These varieties will be ready in October. Such varieties are called early cauliflower. This crop is grown in the rainy season.
Therefore, care has to be taken that too much water does not stagnate in the field. Also, before planting cabbage, plow the field well and also apply cow dung manure.
How much will it cost?
Early cauliflower seedlings are ready in 40-45 days. Seeds of improved variety of cauliflower will be available for Rs 15,000 – 20,000 for 100 grams.
Sowing can be done in one acre. Apart from this, you will have to spend on labor for transplanting, weeding, insecticide, fertilizer etc. All this can also cost around Rs 25,000- 30,000. That is, a total of about Rs 50,000 will be spent.
Let us tell you that the cultivation of cauliflower is very delicate. If not taken care of completely, even a small mistake can cause big damage.
Will earn lakhs of rupees
The cultivation of early cauliflower gives a yield of about 100 quintals per acre. The price of cabbage before freezing is quite high. It sells up to Rs 30-40 per kg in the retail market. In such a situation, your cabbage will be easily sold for Rs 20-25 per kg in the mandis.
That is, from the cultivation of one acre of early cauliflower, you will earn up to Rs 2-2.5 lakh. Out of this, if you remove the expenditure of Rs 50,000 on farming, you will still get a net profit of Rs 2 lakh. That is, 2 lakh rupees will be available in 4 months.