Fruits are healthy and can make you wealthy if you farm them in proper way. In horticulture fruit farming is very important part. For success in fruit farming you have to have proper land management , high quality plants/seeds and technician.
WHY IS FRUIT FARMING PROFITABLE?
First of all, you can earn a better return than many of the fields crops from a well maintained and established garden. From a unit area, you can realize more agronomic crops.
HIGH NET PROFITS
Though the initial cost of establishment of an orchard is height. It is compensated by higher productivity or due to the high value of produce. In cashew, though the average per tree yields is less (4 to 5 kg/plant) due to its market value (200 to 250 Rs/kg) it fetches higher economic returns (800 to 1000 Rs/plant.).
EFFICIENT UTILIZATION OF RESOURCES
Agronomic crops are seasonal in nature and hence, farmers have to engage themselves in other occupations during slack seasons. However, fruit farming is being perennial in nature. Therefore, it enables the grower to remain engaged throughout the year in farm operations and utilize full the resources and assets like machinery, in farm, land, water etc.
FOREIGN TRADE POTENTIAL
Many fresh fruits and processed products and spices have good export potential. Farmers can earn good amount of foreign money from the international trade.
CONTINUOUS CASH FLOW
Harvesting of most of the fruit is of continuous in nature. Due to the perishable nature, it needs to be marketed immediately after harvest. This provides a source of continuous flow of inputs and for other expenses of immediate nature as against agronomic crops which are harvested one time.
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