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What is Agriculture

Professor Jimerman says that people try to fulfil their own demands by producing grains with the help of plants and creatures of our environment. That is called as Agriculture. So, agriculture includes cultivation of grains (Rice, wheat, peas, Jute, Garlic, Sesame seed, Cashew nut, sunflower seed, Millet, etc.), animals, fish , meat, eggs and collecting forest products etc.

Agriculture in India

India is a nation that made most of the profit from agricultural activity. Indian government always give importance to the agriculture of India and try to innovate something for better agriculture. Since the Independence; as the population of India gets increase day by day, the cultivation of crops getting higher than the past. Now government bring lots of facilities (Free tutorial for farming, seeds, and loans from banks for farming etc.) for the farmers to improve the agriculture of India.

Type of Agriculture

Dry farming: Dry farming is done on the land that has low level of Rainfall (Below 50 cm.). Ex: Maize is the main crop of dry farming.

Mixed farming: In Mixed farming cultivation of animals, poultry farms, dairy products also done beside of other grains.

Double Cropping: In Double Cropping technique crops are cultivated two times in a season.

Track farming: In this farming technique crops (vegetables, fruits, flowers etc.) are exported to the markets by truck.

Grain Producing States in India
RiceWest bengal, Uttarpradesh, Andhrapradesh
JuteWest bengal, Bihar, Assam
WheatUttarpradesh, Punjab, Haryana
PotatoUttarpradesh, West bengal, Bihar
SugarcaneUttarpradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra
OnionGujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka
TobaccoPunjab, Tamil Nadu, West bengal, Maharashtra, Uttarpradesh
BarleyUttarpradesh, Madhyapradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Punjab
JowerKarnataka, Andhrapradesh, Maharashtra, Madhyapradesh
BajraUttarpradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana
GroundnutAndhrapradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Gujarat
Cashew NutsTamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhrapradesh
CoconutKarnataka, Kerala, West bengal, Tamilnadu
Rapeseed & MustardPunjab, Haryana, Uttarpradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan
MaizeBihar, Uttarpradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan
SilkWest bengal, Karnataka, Kerala
TurmericTamil Nadu, Andhrapradesh, Odisha
CardamomKarnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim
PepperKarnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu
GingerUttarpradesh, Meghalaya, Kerala
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