People think that farmers in Bihar cultivate only traditional crops like paddy, wheat, pulses and oilseeds, but this is not the case. Farmers in Bihar are now taking interest in horticulture also. Due to this the income of many farmers has increased. Especially in Gaya district, farmers are now cultivating mango, lemon, banana, guava and blackberries. Due to this, the fortunes of the farmers have improved. Today we will talk about a farmer from Gaya district, who has set an example for the people by starting lemon farming. Now other nearby farmers are also learning the intricacies of lemon cultivation from him.
Actually, the name of the farmer we are talking about is Ramsevak Prasad. He is a resident of Kesapi village located in Dobhi block of Gaya district. They did not get that much profit in the cultivation of traditional crops. In such a situation, Ramsevak Prasad started lemon cultivation on just 20 decimal land. Now he is earning Rs 3 lakh a year by selling lemons. Due to this his life has become happy.
earn this much in a year
Ramsevak Prasad says that he had planted 10 lemon trees on 20 decimal land with zero budget. But today he is earning Rs 3 lakh annually by selling lemons from just 10 trees. The special thing is that the trees in his garden bear lemon fruit throughout the year. He told that they do not pluck lemons from the trees, rather they themselves break and fall on the ground. After this, Ramsevak Prasad picks the lemons that have fallen on the ground and sells them in the market.
Earning Rs 30 thousand from one lemon tree
Farmer Ram Sevak Prasad said that the lemon tree started bearing fruits only after 4 years of planting. If they are to be believed, they earn Rs 25-30 thousand in a year from one tree. In this way, he is earning Rs 3 lakh in a year by selling lemons from 10 trees. The special thing is that the height of his lemon tree is more than 20 feet. If they are to be believed, their income will increase further in the coming years.