India has a long agriculture history, which dates back approx. ten thousand years. Today, India has the 2nd highest crop output in the world,
Different types of farming systems in India are strategically utilized, according to the locations where they are most suitable. The farming systems that significantly contribute to the agriculture of India are subsistence farming, Organic farming, and commercial farming. Regions throughout India differ in types of farming they use, some are based on horticulture, ley farming, agroforestry, and many more.
Due to India's geographical location, certain parts experience different climates, thus affecting each region`s agriculture productivity differently. India is very dependent on its monsoon cycle for large crop yields, Based primarily on the nature of the land, climatic characteristics, and available irrigational facilities, the farmers in India practice different types of farming.
Ina series of blogs, we will be discussing different types of farming practices in India
1. Mountain Farming
2. Coastal Farming
3. Fertile Plains
4. Desert Farming