Small Farmer Current Affairs, GK & News

Categorisation of Farmers

In agriculture Census, the operational holdings are categorised in five size classes as shown below: Marginal: Below 1.00 hectare. Small: 1.00-2.00 hectare. Semi- Medium: 2.00-4.00 hectare. Medium: 4.00-10.00 hectare. Large: 10.00 hectare and above. The India Rural Development Report 2012-13 prepared by the IDFC Rural Development Network notes that Small farms are more efficient, especially ..