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a readily salable crop that is grown and gathered for the market (as vegetables or cotton or tobacco)

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In recent years, the development of the non-traditional agricultural sector has been encouraged in order to diversify the country's export base and there has been a general increase in the use of Ghana's arable land for cash crop production.
Bhatinda, Jan 6 (ANI): Demanding minimum support price for their cash crop of cotton, hundreds of farmers in Punjab's Bhatinda District on Monday squatted on the railway tracks and blocked train services.
Indigenous subsistence farmers are now generating extra income from cash crops.
The frigid temperatures and dry conditions sent plant-lovers and farmers scurrying to save ornamental shrubbery and cash crops alike.
The primary target markets for the new technology are agricultural pathogens for high-value cash crops, bio-threat agent monitoring, and the industrial hygiene detection of molds and fungus in commercial and residential real estate.
While, 43154 field trials of grain crops, 10240 of cash crops, 1189 of fodder, 1662 of oil producing products, 2927 of fruits and vegetables were also conducted.
A majority of people in Himachal depends on earnings from the cultivation of cash crops like apple, ginger, potato, and various fruits and vegetables.
Also, ozone can affect the yield and weight of some of the Valley's most important cash crops including cotton, Thompson Seedless Grapes, Navel Oranges, nuts and some stonefruit.
The Owens Valley's geographical location is on the steep eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada Range, and weather extremes make it unsuitable for most cash crops.
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah thanked Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani for his cooperation at a time when they were shelter-less and had suffered losses to their houses and cash crops as a result of the recent heavy rainfall.
1 industry in which strawberries, avocados, pepper, lemons, celery, cabbage, lettuce, cauliflower and spinach are cultivated as cash crops.
He told that farmers want to cultivate cash crops instead of the ordinary ones.
When you talk about such huge cash crops as potatoes and cotton and corn, even a modest improvement in the plant's yield or its resistance to disease and insects can mean billions of dollars to growers.
He said they would not only focus on generating growth and improving farm production, the key focus was also to bring additional area under cultivation even if it takes to plant lesser crops like pulses and crops other than cash crops.
This action the spokesman added will benefit the farmers in achieving good yield of their cash crops and bring economic prosperity to them as well besides helping the country in earning foreign exchange.