Sri. Pocharam Srinivasa Reddy, The Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture, Govt of Telangana has visited Yeturu farms accompanied by Sri.L.Venkataram Reddy, Commissioner Horticulture and several officers from Horticulture/ Agriculture departments to study the economics in growing the Agave/ Cactus and Aloevera as dry land/ Rain fed crops and appreciated the hard work of Yeturu Sirish Reddy, a young Engineer by profession, coming from an agriculture family, taken up high-tech farming and developed the species by name Deccan – Aggave/ Cactus and Aloevera in the ancestral lands YETURU FARMS past more than one decade and wished him all successes and advised to continue to develop more and more such innovative crops and to work for the uplift of poor farmers/ Tribal’s. Further Yeturu Rama Chandra Reddy explained the in and outs of the dry land crops grown and assured all co-operation in educating the Farmers/ Tribal’s.
The Hon’ble Minister and others tasting Cactus leaf/Pad, in the back ground is special variety of Cactus being developed.
Yeturu Rama Chandra Reddy explaining to Hon’ble Minister regarding Cactus and Aggave plantations.
The Hon’ble Minister enquiring regarding inter cropping of Cactus in Aggave plantation and the benefits etc.
The Hon’ble Minister enquiring regarding the Aloevera plantation, yellow sap / Gel and the yields etc.
Yeturu Rama Chandra Reddy explaining to the Hon’ble Minister that from Aggave PINA, Nectar-Honey/ Sugar/ Innulin/ Fiber and bio-gas is produced and the market potential for the same is huge.