Modern Agricultural Practices and Leading Crop Producers in India

Agriculture in India has always been a cornerstone of the economy, sustaining millions of livelihoods and contributing significantly to the country's GDP. With advancements in technology and farming practices, modern agriculture has evolved to include a variety of sophisticated equipment and methods, such as the use of seed drills and the disc harrow. Simultaneously, traditional practices like shifting cultivation persist in certain regions, each with its own set of advantages and disadvantages. India’s diverse climate and geography make it a leading producer of several crops, including sugarcane, rice, and tea. This article explores these facets of Indian agriculture, emphasizing modern machinery, traditional practices, and the leading crop-producing states.