Indian Agriculture

What is Agriculture? Agriculture is the process of producing food for people, fodder for cattle, fiber and many other desired products by the cultivation of certain plants and the raising of domesticated animals (livestock). India is an agriculturally important country. Two-thirds of its population is engaged in agricultural activities. It is a primary activity. Types of Farming: Primitive Subsistence Farming: It is also called as Shifting Cultivation or Jhumming or Slash and Burn Cultivation. It is practised on small patches of land with the primitive tools like hoe, dao and digging sticks, and family/community labour. This type of farming depends … Continue reading Indian Agriculture