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Top 10 Farming Business Ideas


In this post, Top 10 Farming Business Idea‘, you will know about the best farming businesses.

There are many farming business ideas. Here, I will tell you about top 10 Farming Business Ideas. These require very low investment.

List of Top 10 Farming Businesses

This is old list (scroll down for new list)

  1. Mushroom Spawn Production.
  2. Cultivation of Paddy Straw Mushroom.
  3. Dry Mushroom and Mushroom Powder.
  4. Production of Vermicompost.
  5. Lawn Turf.
  6. Seed production.
  7. Flower production.
  8. Fish Farming in Tarpaulin Fish Tank.
  9. Dairy farming.
  10. Duck Farming for Eggs.

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New list and description: Top 10 farming business ideas

(1). Production of Vermicompost
(2). Paddy straw mushroom production
(3). Oyster mushroom production
(4). Mushroom powder production
(5). Dairy farming
(6). Fish farming
(7). Ornamental nursery
(8) High tech vegetable farming
(9). Poultry farming
(10). Seed production

Inflation and employment are increasing day by day. More than 99.99% Indians want government job but, nowadays this seems like a dream for 99.99% job seekers.

B. Sc., M. Sc., even PhD students can be seen frustrated without a government job. As per the norm of our society, we all don’t like to have a private job.

In this post we will know about 10 farming business ideas. If you still don’t have any job, you can try one of the following farming business:

(1). Production of Vermicompost

(Full post: Production of Vermicompost)

Vermicompost is a type of organic manure. It is prepared with the help of earth worm.

Why vermicompost?

Investment:

Very low investment.
Sometime no investment.

Labour:

No need to hire labour.
Family members can manage all the works.

Outcome:

The rate of vermicompost is 50 – 250 rs. per kg according to place.

Components:

Earth worm.
Agricultural residues.
Cow dung.

Criteria: Highly profitable near city areas.

Constants: No constraint.

(2). Paddy straw mushroom production

(Full post: Cultivation of Paddy Straw Mushroom (Hindi)

Paddy straw mushroom is warm climate mushroom species. It is a very profitable farming business.

Why paddy straw mushroom?

Investment:

Very low investment.
Investment is necessary for mushroom spawn and paddy straw and some permanent structures such as water tank.

Labour:

Don’t hire a labour.
Family members can manage all the works.

Outcome:

The rate of paddy straw is 250 – 500 rs. per kg depending on place.

Components:

Paddy straw.
Oyster mushroom spawn.

Criteria: Highly profitable both in rural and urban areas.

Constants: Mushroom diseases.

(3). Oyster mushroom production

Oyster mushroom is also a warm climate mushroom species. Although it can be cultivated in all season.

Why oyster mushroom?

Investment:

Very low investment.
Investment is necessary for mushroom spawn and paddy straw and some permanent structures such as water tank.

Labour:

No need to hire labour during initial phase.
Family members can manage all the works.

Outcome:

The rate of oyster mushroom is 160 – 250 rs. per kg depending on place.

Components:

Paddy straw.
Wheat straw.
Oyster mushroom spawn.

Criteria: Highly profitable in urban areas.

Constants: Mushroom diseases.

(4). Mushroom powder production

Why mushroom powder?

Investment:

Low investment.
Investment is necessary for fresh mushroom.

Labour:

Only 1 to 2 labours.
Family members can manage all the works.

Outcome:

The rate of oyster mushroom is over 1000 rs. per kg.

Components:

Fresh mushroom.
Mushroom drier.
Grinder.

Criteria: Highly profitable if contract farming system

Constants: License is compulsory.

(5). Dairy farming

(Main post: Best book animal husbandry book for dairy farming)

Why dairy farming?

Outcome:

High market demand.
Profit margin is very high.

Components:

Highly productive farm animals.
Modern dairy farm.

Criteria: Highly profitable in semi urban and urban areas.

Constants: Fatal dairy diseases.

(6). Fish farming

Why fish farming?

Outcome:

High market demand.
Profit margin is very high.

Components:

Highly productive farm fish species.
Modern fish farm.

Criteria: Highly profitable in villages as well as urban areas.

Constants: Quality water, feed and fish diseases.

(7). Ornamental nursery

Why ornamental nursery?

Outcome:

Seasonal market demand.
Profit margin is very high.

Components:

Selected plant species.
High tech nursery.

Criteria: Highly profitable in city areas.

Constants: Flowers are highly perishable.

(8). High tech vegetable farming

Why vegetable farming?

Outcome:

All-season demand.

Components:

Hybrid varieties.
Protected houses.

Criteria: Highly profitable with contract farming.

Constants: Market failure.

(9). Poultry farming

(Main post: Best poultry farming book)

Why poultry farming?

Outcome:

High market demand.
Profit margin is very high.

Components:

Highly productive breeds of hen.
Modern poultry farm.

Criteria: Highly profitable in rural and urban areas.

Constants: Ranikhet, coccidiosis, chicken fowl and other poultry diseases.

Also read:

How to get success in poultry farming business?

Backyard poultry farming scheme

(10). Seed production

Why seed production?

Outcome:

Profit margin is very high.

Components:

Seeds.

Criteria: Land.

Constants: License.

Know about National seed corporation

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