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Those 5 states of India, where farmers grow the most food grains… Not Punjab, this state is number one

Punjab, which is counted among the fertile states of the country, produces about 12 million tonnes of rice every year. At the same time, Punjab is counted among the top states in the case of wheat production.

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India’s name is included in the top countries of the world in terms of grain production. Talking about the current financial year, in 2020-21, India had set a target of producing 298.3 million tonnes of food grains, in which we also got success. India has about 159 million hectares of cultivable land and only America (174 million hectares) is ahead of India. There are many states in the country, which are on top in the production of food grains.

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Talking about the production of food grains, West Bengal is at the forefront.  The total annual production of rice in the world is 700 million metric tons.  Out of this, about 15 million metric tonnes of rice is produced in Bengal alone.  Apart from rice, fruits like mango, guava, litchi, pineapple and orange are grown here.  On the other hand, tomato, cabbage, okra and brinjal are cultivated on a large scale in vegetables.

Talking about the production of food grains, West Bengal is at the forefront. The total annual production of rice in the world is 700 million metric tons. Out of this, about 15 million metric tonnes of rice is produced in Bengal alone. Apart from rice, fruits like mango, guava, litchi, pineapple and orange are grown here. On the other hand, tomato, cabbage, okra and brinjal are cultivated on a large scale in vegetables.

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Uttar Pradesh comes after West Bengal.  This state is number one in terms of wheat production.  It produces about 35 percent of the total wheat production of the country.  Wheat is cultivated on about 96 lakh hectares in the eastern, western and northern parts of UP.  This state is also very ahead in the cultivation of sugarcane.

Uttar Pradesh comes after West Bengal. This state is number one in terms of wheat production. It produces about 35 percent of the total wheat production of the country. Wheat is cultivated on about 96 lakh hectares in the eastern, western and northern parts of UP. This state is also very ahead in the cultivation of sugarcane.

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Punjab, which is counted among the fertile states of the country, produces about 12 million tonnes of rice every year.  At the same time, Punjab is counted among the top states in the case of wheat production.  In terms of overall grain production, Punjab ranks third.  Productivity here has decreased in recent years.

Punjab, which is counted among the fertile states of the country, produces about 12 million tonnes of rice every year. At the same time, Punjab is counted among the top states in the case of wheat production. In terms of overall grain production, Punjab ranks third. Productivity here has decreased in recent years.

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Gujarat is number one in terms of cultivation of groundnut, cotton and castor seed.  However, in the last few years, due to less rainfall, the cultivation of Kharif season has been affected significantly and the yield has come down.

Gujarat is number one in terms of cultivation of groundnut, cotton and castor seed. However, in the last few years, due to less rainfall, the cultivation of Kharif season has been affected significantly and the yield has come down.

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About 70 percent of the people in Haryana are associated with agriculture.  It is said that Haryana has played an important role in bringing Green Revolution in the country.  Apart from wheat, rice, sugarcane, sunflower etc. crops are cultivated here.  Haryana is at number two in the country in the cultivation of sunflower.  At the same time, this state is also ahead in animal husbandry.

About 70 percent of the people in Haryana are associated with agriculture. It is said that Haryana has played an important role in bringing Green Revolution in the country. Apart from wheat, rice, sugarcane, sunflower etc. crops are cultivated here. Haryana is at number two in the country in the cultivation of sunflower. At the same time, this state is also ahead in animal husbandry.

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