Types of Farming


The basis for the classification of different types of agriculture in India is rainfall, irrigational facilities, purpose of production, ownership and size of holding and technology used.

On the basis of these factors a number of farming can be identified.

The main types of farming in India are:

Dry Farming

Wet Farming

Irrigated Farming

Subsistence Farming

Shifting Cultivation

Terrace Cultivation

Plantation Agriculture

Commercial Farming

Contract Farming

Eco-Farming or Organic Farming