Mixed farming helped this farmer earn good income

Mixed farming has helped a progressive farmer at Athigere in Kottigehara village of Mudigere taluk to earn additional income and lead a content life.

A B Suresh Gowda cultivates ginger, coffee, cardamom, pepper, banana, pineapple, cucumber on his three-acre land in addition to apiculture.

He has been following an organic system of farming. He has cultivated coffee on his three-acre land and pepper vines are spread in the shade of trees in the estate.