A Feasibility Study of Precision Farming In Haryana |
In Haryana agriculture is a way of life. Presently, agriculture sector isfacing a crisis. Due to rising costs, falling prices, decreasing share in netstate domestic product, stagnant productivity level, disguisedunemployment and even low income elasticity of demand for farm products. Theseproblems are the result of decreasing public and private investment inirrigation facilities, research and development technology, poor linkages withindustry, ineffectiveness of policies in providing credit, disintegration ofmarket and procurement system, WTO agreement regarding subsidies and market taxes. Due to all theseproblems agriculture as the occupation is increasingly becoming unviable riskyand unattractive business.