Aparna Lucknow, India 601 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 678 Points View Profile Aparna Asked: October 17, 20212021-10-17T18:03:20+05:30 2021-10-17T18:03:20+05:30In: Economics What is Precision farming? The concept of Precision farming in India. agriculturecurrent affairs Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent 0 Questions 518 Answers 176 Best Answers 0 Points View Profile [Deleted User] 2021-10-17T18:40:14+05:30Added an answer on October 17, 2021 at 6:40 pm Context: India’s yield from farming is low and the pressure on land is enormous. This needs to change with the help of precision farming. Precision farming Precision farming (PF) is an approach where inputs are utilized in precise amounts to get increased average yields, compared to traditional cultivation techniques. Commercial, as well as horticultural crops, also show a wider scope for PF in cooperative farms. Farmers really need to take up precision farming due to the following reasons: To increase agriculture productivity Prevents soil degradation Reduction of chemical application in crop production Efficient use of water resources Dissemination of modern farm practices to improve quality, quantity, and reduced cost of production. Developing favorable attitudes Precision farming changing the socio-economic status of farmers. Drawbacks of precision farming High cost Lack of technical expertise knowledge and technology Not applicable or difficult/costly for small landholdings Heterogeneity of cropping systems and market imperfections. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions What is Pathalgadi? What is Bodo Accord?
India’s yield from farming is low and the pressure on land is enormous. This needs to change with the help of precision farming.
Drawbacks of precision farming