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Contact numbers of District level Agricultural officers 

The district has a prominent place in the field of agriculture. The total extent of land under cultivation is 2,18,267 hectares.

The principal crops are paddy, tapioca, coconut, rubber, pepper, banana, mango and cashew. About 70 per cent of the work force is engaged in agriculture.

Coconut gardens extend to about 75,454 hectares. About three hundred and forty three million coconuts are produced every year.

The five major crops: paddy, tapioca, coconut, rubber, pepper - are cultivated in an area of 1,73,847 hectares. Small and marginal farmers constitute more than 95% of the farming community and the average per family holding is 0.21 hectare.

All the 71 Panchayat of the district are covered by separate Krishi Bhavans.

There is an Oil Palm Plantation at Bharatheepuram near Anchal, in an area of 4000 hectares, under the Oil Palm India Ltd., a state government undertaking.

The Rehabilitation Plantations, another State Government undertaking, is located at Kulathupuzha near Thenmala.


 

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