Mulaitheevu farmers are engaged vigorously in Kalapokam cultivation. They are working on more than 70,000 acres. They have undertaken cultivation under all irrigational tanks including important Tanks of Muthaiyankaddu, vavunikulam and Udaiyakaddu tanks of the District.
Registration for providing subsidiary fertilizers is in progress through Agrarian Service Centres. Providing seeds and advice are being undertaken through Agricultural department and Agrarian Service centres.
As more ground nut cultivation in Sri Lanka is undertaken in Mulaitheevu District, the Agricultural Department is encouraging the farmers to engage in ground nut cultivation.