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State Horticulture Farms

State Horticulture Farms were established as early as in 1950 and latest by 2020. Every year about 30 crores numbers of planting materials are produced and distributed to the farmers. There are 78 State Horticulture Farms located in 35 districts under the control of TANHODA.

Details of State Horticulture Farms

Sl. No.

District

Name  of the Farm/COE 

Area in Ha 

1

Ariyalur

Keelapaluvur

7.58

2

Chennai

Madhavaram

4.38

3

Coimbatore

Anaikatty

12.00

4

Kannampalayam

11.20

5

Maruthamalai

5.36

6

Cuddalore

Vridhachalam

10.43

7

Neyveli

39.53

8

Dharmapuri

Polayampalli

2.73

9

Block Level Nursery, Dharmapuri

0.40

10

Dindigul

Sandhaiyur

15.20

11

Sirumalai 

200.04

12

Center of Excellence Reddiyarchatram

5.33

13

Neelamalaikottai

0.40

14

Kodaikanal

1.73

15

Thandikudi

5.45

16

Erode

Bagudhampalayam

10.00

17

Chengalpattu

Attur

12.24

18

Kallkurichi

A.Sathanur

10.00

19

Kancheepuram

Vichanthangal

23.25

20

Melkadirpur

42.63

21

Melottivakkam

20.60

22

Pichivakkam

34.00

23

Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari

12.64

24

Pechiparai

6.00

25

Karur

Mudalaipatti

23.96

26

Krishnagiri

Thimmapuram

9.51

27

Jeenur

121.96

28

Center of Excellence Thally

22.00

29

Madurai

Poonjuthi

5.76

30

Center of Excellence Thiruparangundram

2.25

31

Nagapattinam

Vanduvancherry

6.54

32

Pushpavanam

10.25

33

Namakkal

Semmedu

11.60

34

Padasolai

22.67

35

Perambalur

Vengalam

4.72

36

Pudukottai

Kudumianmalai

118.68

37

Vallathirakottai

521.20

38

Nattumangalam

53.02

39

Ramnathapuram

Oriyur

14.77

40

Ranipet

Navlock

84.42

41

Salem

SHF Yercaud

10.13

42

Giant Orchard, Karumandurai

419.77

43

Maniyarkundram

100.00

44

Karumandurai

39.35

45

Mulluvadi

48.40

46

Sirumalai 

8.00

47

Sivagangai

Devakottai

81.19

48

Nemam

38.77

49

Kilathari

12.80

50

Thanjavur

Aduthurai

8.90

51

Marungulam

10.70

52

The Nilgiris

Burliar

6.25

53

Kallar

8.92

54

SHF,Kattery 

16.96

55

Devala

80.00

56

Doddabetta

2.52

57

Pomological Station, Coonoor

10.46

58

Thummanatty

9.80

59

Nanjanad

64.00

60

Colgrain

20.40

61

Fruit Preseravation Unit, Coonoor

4.05

62

Theni

Periyakulam

9.32

63

Thoothukudi

Keelavallanadu

3.09

64

Tirunelveli

Vannikonendal

10.86

65

Tiruchirapalli

Thorakudi

4.05

66

Center of Excellence, Kanjanaickenpatti

8.00

67

Thirupathur

Kudapattu

10.08

68

Thagarakuppam

34.40

69

Tiruppur

Sankaramanallur

10.12

70

Thiruvarur

Moovanallur 

8.87

71

Thiruvallur

Eakadu

3.62

72

Tiruvannamalai

Pudurchekkadi

12.76

73

Jamunamarathur

0.68

74

Polur

1.52

75

Vellore

Agaramcheri

34.76

76

Virudhunagar

Poovani

9.46

77

Srivilliputhur

46.27

78

Adithanendhal

0.81


Total

2736.47

Objectives:

* To produce and distribute Pedigree and quality planting materials of Horticultural crops

* Serve as Model Demonstration centers to the local growers.

Special Activities in Farms:

* Vegetable Seed Production in State Horticulture Farms.

* Farm Tourism.

* Supply of Horticulture Plants for Public and Private Functions as return gifts.

* Fruits & Vegetables Processing Units.

* Incubation cum demonstration centres.

* Chocolate Production cum Demonstration units.

* Biofertilizers and Biocontrol Agents Production Units.

* Distribution of Seed balls.

* Eco-Horti tourism in State Horticulture Farms.

* Landscaping wing.