View: Punjab-Haryana’s top 200,000 farmers want to remain among the top 8% of all earners in India

View: Punjab-Haryana’s top 200,000 farmers want to remain among the top 8% of all earners in India

The Punjab farmer has the lowest cost of production, about 75% of average for wheat, and 59% of all-India average for paddy. The yields are also higher, with the net result that the Punjab-Haryana large farmer (farm ownership over 4 ha) earns Rs 1.25 lakh a year per ha from cultivation of wheat and paddy.

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