LIVESTOCK FARMING IN INDIA

Livestock farming is a major occupation in India and a large number of farmers depend on it for their livelihood. Animals provide milk, meat, eggs, wool, fur, leather, etc. India has the largest dairy…

IRRIGATION SYSTEMS IN INDIA

We have spoken so much farming, agriculture, successful farming, organic farming and so on. While discussing farming, irrigation cannot be left behind due to its importance in the farming process. Let…

HORTICULTURE IN INDIA

Horticulture is defined as the science of growing plants. This includes fruits, vegetables, flowers, etc. It also involves plant conservation, landscape restoration, soil management, landscape design,…

Guide to Organic Farming

What is organic farming? The FAO describes organic farming as – “Organic agriculture is a unique production management system which promotes and enhances agro-ecosystem health, including biodive…

FERTILIZERS

What is a fertilizer? A fertilizer is any substance that is used to enhance plant growth and fertility. Fertilizers can be natural, synthetic or chemical. Fertilizers are added to the soil to increase…

FARMING ON PLATEAUS

This article briefly covers what are plateaus, types of plateaus and the crops grown on them. The plateaus considered here are the major ones that exist in India. There could be some minor plateaus th…

FARMING ON FLAT LANDS IN INDIA

In this article, we will discuss the reasons and benefits of farming on flat lands also called Plains more commonly. Plains are the world’s most intensively farmed areas. The main crops grown on plain…

FARMING ON DRYLANDS IN INDIA

What is a dry land? Dry Land Farming / Dry Farming is a system of cultivation that involves maximum water conservation by soil and water management methods. It involves an efficient system of soil and…