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, industrial 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 agricultural productivity differently. India is very dependent on its monsoon cycle for large crop yields. India's agriculture has an extensive background which goes back to at least 10 thousand years. Currently the country holds the second position in agricultural production in the world
A farmer performs following eight major steps from crop selection to harvesting:
- Crop Selection
- Land Preparation
- Seed Selection
- Seed Sowing
- Crop Growth