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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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The villagers added that without a farm road, they are unable to cultivate cash crops and that transport costs are exorbitant.
The rains are particulalry most beneficial for wheat, which is major cash crop of the season and a vital source of staple food to tackle with the domestic food requirements as well as for exporting to fetch a reasonable foreign exchange reserves for the country, said Food Security Commissioner in the Ministry of National Food Security and Research Dr Imtiaz Ahmad Gopang.
The rains are particularly beneficial for wheat, which is a major cash crop of the season and a vital source of food,' said Dr Imtiaz Ahmad Gopang, a food security commissioner at the Ministry of National Food Security and Research.
Growth in 2017 is driven mainly by strong electricity exports, the construction of large infrastructure projects, and a surge in cash crop production and exports.
Subsistence farming is the main economic activity in rural Uganda, so the fall in the price of cash crops means that many young people move to towns and cities in search of a better future.
People are now shifting to other crops and vegetable after being disheartened by the performance of this cash crop.
Sorghum and millet are the main food crops in the Sudan savannah, with groundnuts the main cash crop.
This process works, but is incredibly superseded by a crop rotation plan, producing more cash crops and providing future cash crops.
Their results indicate that winter rye crops seeded in not-ill corn/soybean systems when the cash crops were mature have the potential to reduce annual nitrate loss in field drainage by about 43 percent, or by 18 pounds per acre.
Union ministers besides MPs from the major tobacco- producing states of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka-- Ananth Kumar and Nirmala Sitharaman and Mohanbhai Kundaria-- were present at the meeting, where Nadda was asked to address all concerns Naidu, who also discussed the issue with agriculture minister Radhamohan Singh, said that tobacco and arecanut are two important cash crops and in many parts, the livelihood of farmers depends on them.
42 was the cost of damage to rice, corn, high valued cash crops, livestock, and agricultural facilities in Central Luzon, Mimaropa, Bicol and Cordillera Administrative Region.
The rate of suicide in India is highest in areas with the most debt-ridden fanners growing cash crops on smallholdings, according to a new study.
The study by researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) found that the policy intervention to stabilize the price of cash crops and relieve indebted farmers may help stem the tide of suicide that has swept the Indian countryside.
The weather also damaged tropical and subtropical cash crops such as coffee and rubber, flowers and vegetables, Xinhua quoted the provincial agricultural department as saying in a statement.
PARC's marketing officer Mohammed Zwayyed on the cash crops project said Gaza exported an average of 50 million carnations every year before 2007, and up to 1,500 tons of strawberries.