The backbone of our Indian Economy.
It is a very broad term encompassing all aspects of crop production, livestock farming, fisheries, forestry, etc.
It is the most important human economic activity.
The activity of man for the production of food, fiber, fuel, etc. by the optimum use of terrestrial resource i.e. land & water.
The word comes from the Latin words ager, means the soil & cultura, means cultivation.
“It can be defined as the cultivation and/or production of crop plants or livestock products.”
It includes Crop Production, Animal Husbandry & Dairy Science, Agriculture Chemistry & Soil Science, Horticulture, Agril Economics, Agril Engineering, Botany, Plant Pathology, Extension Education and Entomology. Moreover, which develops its separate and distinct branches of agriculture occupying. Now a days place in several Agril Universities in the country.