India is an agricultural country, farming has been going on here for years, there is always a complaint of the farmer that there is no money in farming, but farmers can become rich by cultivating black turmeric. It is one of the most expensive selling products. Due to the medicinal properties of black turmeric, its price is very high. Let us know how black turmeric is cultivated? And how much is the profit?
How to cultivate it?
The month of June is considered to be the best for the cultivation of black turmeric. Loamy soil is suitable for its cultivation as it has high water holding capacity. However, it can also be cultivated in sandy, matiyar, and medium land. It is not suitable for cultivation in clayey soil. Its cultivation does not require much water, but it is necessary to keep in mind that the rainwater does not stagnate in the field. About two quintals of turmeric seeds are planted in one hectare. There are no pests in its crop, so there is no need for insecticides. However, farmers can add cow dung manure to it for good yield.
Increasing demand for black turmeric
Black turmeric is sold for many times more expensive than yellow turmeric, its price touches 500 to 4000. Its demand increased significantly after Kovid, it is known for its medicinal properties, it is also used as an immunity booster.
About 50 to 60 quintals of raw turmeric can be easily produced by cultivating black turmeric in one acre, from which 12 to 15 quintals of dry turmeric is obtained. It is easily sold for around Rs 500 per kg.
There are also many farmers who have given Rs. sold per kg. If sold online, it can be sold up to 5000 per kg. If farmers are able to sell at Rs 500, then in 15 quintals they can earn a profit of 7.5 lakhs. On the other hand, if farmers are able to sell it for more than 500 prices, then they can become rich.