what is modern farming

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Technological Advances in Agriculture is called Modern Farming, it helped reduce greenhouse gas emissions by reducing the need to convert forests to farmland


how did spread of electricity help farmers in palampur?

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The spread of electricity helped farmers in palampur by running the tube wells in the fields.

The spread of electricity helped the farmers of Palampur in a number of ways: -It helped the farmers of Palampur to irrigate their lands in a far better way. Earlier they used to irrigate their lands with the help of Persian wheels, which was not so effective. But now with the help of electricity they could irrigate much larger areas in lesser time and much effectively. - With the improved irrigation system as a result of the use of electricity, they could grow different crops round the yea - They did not have to depend on monsoon rains which were uncertain and erratic. -As a result of use of electricity the farmers of Palampur also got rid of many manual labour, anxieties etc.

The spread of electricity helped the farmers of Palampur in a number of ways: -It helped the farmers of Palampur to irrigate their lands in a far better way. Earlier they used to irrigate their lands with the help of Persian wheels, which was not so effective. But now with the help of electricity they could irrigate much larger areas in lesser time and much effectively. - With the improved irrigation system as a result of the use of electricity, they could grow different crops round the yea - They did not have to depend on monsoon rains which were uncertain and erratic. -As a result of use of electricity the farmers of Palampur also got rid of many manual labour, anxieties etc.


how did spread of electricity help farmers in palampur?

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The spread of electricity has helped the farmers as the tubewells are powered by electricity. This helped the farmers to irrigate larger areas.


how did spread of electricity help farmers in palampur?

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1.Electricity has transformed the systems of irrigation 2.The persian wheels are being replaced by tube wells 3.Electric run tube wells can irrigate much larger areas of land for efficiently 4.It is also a cheap and pollution-free irrigation,etc


what are the new ways of farming in village palampur

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(i) Multiple cropping, i.e., growing more than one crop on a piece of land. It is the most common way of increasing production on a given piece of land. For example, during the rainy season (kharif) farmers grow jowar and bajra. It is followed by cultivation of potato between October and December. In the winter season (rabi), fields are sown with wheat. (ii) Modern farming methods: This method is used for higher yield. This method involves setting up of tube wells for irrigation, and use of HYV seeds, chemical fertilizers and pesticides in farming. The Green Revolution in the late 1960s introduced the Indian farmer to cultivation of wheat and rice using high yielding varieties (HYVs) of seeds.

Palampur has a well-developed system of irrigation. The entire cultivated area of 200 hectares (ha.) in Palampur is irrigated. All land is cultivated in Palampur. No land is left idle. All farmers in Palampur grow at least two main crops; many are growing potato as the third crop. o During the rainy season (kharif) farmers grow jowar and bajra. o In the winter season (rabi), fields are sown with wheat. A part of the land area is also devoted to sugarcane which is harvested once every year. o In the mid period between kharif & rabi, that is during October and December they cultivate potato.


What are the factors of production (resources required for production)?

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These are Land, Labour, Physical capital and Human capital. The Physical capital include: (a) Fixed capital i.e. man-made items like tools, machineries, buildings etc. (b) Working capital i.e. raw materials and money in hand.


What is the main production activity in Palampur?

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Farming is the main production activity in Palampur. Nearly 75 percent people of this village depend on farming activities.


What is ‘multiple cropping’?

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To grow more than one crop on a piece of land during the same year is called as ‘Multiple cropping’.


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