Types of Farming in India in 2024

6. Irrigated Farming: Relies on irrigation systems for water supply. Paddy fields in states like Punjab and Haryana are prime examples.

7. Organic Farming: Avoids synthetic chemicals and fertilizers, focusing on sustainable and eco-friendly practices. It has gained popularity due to rising health consciousness.

8. Shifting Cultivation: Practiced by tribal communities, this method involves clearing forest land, cultivating it for a few years, and then moving to a new area.

9. Horticulture: Specializes in the cultivation of fruits, vegetables, and flowers. This type includes floriculture, olericulture, and pomology.