Horticulture farmers lead the way in adoption of precision tech
The biggest problem Indian farmers face is a disparity in information on demand, coupled with lack of market linkages
India is among the top three producers in the world for most major agricultural commodities. That’s not surprising with half the country’s workforce involved in farming on 140 million hectares of agricultural land, nearly half of which is irrigated. At the same time, the vast majority of farmers in the country are poor and we see the spectre of thousands of suicides by them each year.