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30 Most Demanding & Profitable Agriculture Businesses in India!

There are more than 100 agriculture businesses that are growing rapidly these days but in this article we will talk about top 20 demanding agri businesses in India.

Abha Toppo
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Profitable Agribusiness Ideas

Agriculture is one of the most growing and demanding sectors in today’s era. There are more than 100 agriculture businesses that are growing rapidly these days. In this article, we will take you through the top 20 demanding agri businesses in India.

Some of these agriculture business can be done in less capital, while some may require huge capital investment. If you are looking for ​​a low cost agricultural business, then this guide is for you.

The agriculture sector is a very large and vast sector which includes many other things like forestry, animal husbandry, and fisheries. Every agriculture-related business is done with passion and commitment can reward you with a very good income.

To start an agribusiness two things are essential - your ability to work and how much can you invest in that business.

Top Agriculture Business Ideas in India

Here are some of the best agribusinesses you can start with low investment.

Dairy Business:

The demand for milk as well as milk products always remains high. Hence we can say that the dairy business is the most profitable agri business in India. To start a dairy business you need good capital investment and some guidance from dairy experts. But if done with full passion, it gives very good business.

Mushroom Farming
Mushroom Farming

Mushroom Farming Business:

The business of mushroom farming can give you more profit in less time. Moreover, it can be done in less expense and less space. The demand for mushroom has increased these days in hotels, restaurants as well as homes.

Production of Organic Manure:

These days preparing vermicompost and organic fertilizer have become a domestic business. This business can be done in low capital investment all you need to have is little awareness of its production process.

Fertilizer Distribution Business:

This business can be done easily by people living in small cities or rural areas. In the fertilizer distribution business, you have to plan to buy fertilizers from big cities and sell them to rural areas.

Dry Flower Business:

In the past 10 years, there has been a great increase in the trade of dried flowers. If you have vacant land, you can cultivate flowers in it and dry them and sell them to craft stores or those who are fond of flowers.

Tree Farming:

Tree farming can be a very high return investment when done with a focus on the long term business. From tree farms, you can earn profits by growing and selling trees. In this business, it takes a long time till the trees grow, due to which the business and its profit will also take time. But it comes under the category of good and profitable agriculture business. Here are some of the Most Profitable Plants to Grow to get your tree farming business

Hydroponic Store (Pic Credit - Hydromasta.com)
Hydroponic Store (Pic Credit - Hydromasta.com)

Hydroponic Retail Store:

The use of hydroponics technology is increasing very fast these days. In a hydroponics system, plants/crops are cultivated without soil. In this business, you can sell many hydroponics equipments in one place.

Organic Greenhouse:

The growth of the organic greenhouse business is also very good because these days the demand for organically grown products is high. Earlier this business was being done on small scale, but with increasing demand people are now buying land to build organic greenhouses.

Tea Leaf Plantations:

Due to the increasing demand for tea leaves, a person can earn good profit through this business. But for growing tea leaves, the choice of weather and place is very important. Though capital investment in this business is high but in return profit is also high.

Honey Bee Farming Business
Honey Bee Farming Business

Beekeeping business:

As many people today have become health-conscious, the demand for honey is also increasing. Thus Beekeeping Business in India is emerging as a profitable agri business. However, to start beekeeping you will have to undergo training.

Export of Fruits and Vegetables:

Here all you need to do is buy fruits and vegetables from local farms or farmers and supply them to big cities or urban areas. The export of fruits and vegetables is a very profitable business with low investment.

Cultivation of Medicinal Herbs:

The cultivation of medicinal plants and herbs is yet another profitable agriculture business. If you have basic knowledge of medicinal plants and you have enough land, then you can earn good profits from its cultivation. At the same time, the government also offers subsidies for cultivating medicinal plants.

Maize Farming:

Corn or maize has emerged as the most versatile crop. It can be grown under different climatic conditions. By selecting good quality seeds of maize, you will get bumper yield which in return will give you good money.

Spices Processing
Spices Processing

Spices Processing:

The demand for organic spices is all over the world. We need spices at home also. Its processing and packaging process is not very difficult and can be started with less capital investment.

Goat Rearing:

The goat rearing business is very popular and profitable all across the world due to the high demand for its meat. The best thing is that goat rearing can be done in low capital investment.

Potato Powder Business:

Potato powder is used extensively in the snack food industry. It is now being used in all types of dishes that require mashed potatoes. It is also used in making vegetable gravy and soup. Hence you can think of starting this business.

Cultivation of Vegetables:

If you have cultivable land and people who can work on it, then you can start growing different vegetables. Good quality and high yields can lead to good profits.

Soybean Cultivation:

Many types of food items like soy milk, soy flour, soy sauce, soybean oil, etc. are prepared from soybean. If you have vacant land, then you can earn a profit by cultivating soybean in it.

Certified Seed Dealer:

You can also start selling good quality or certified seeds. To do this business, some procedures have to be completed. There is no need to invest much capital in it.

Agriculture Consulting:

Agriculture consulting sector is another growing sector these days. If you are experienced and have some knowledge in a specific agri field then you can consider providing consulting services to others.

Azolla Production:

Azolla is good for  fish, cattle, pigs, and poultry. It is also used as a bio-fertilizer for wetland paddy.  If you have a some space in your backyard then you can start Azolla production.

Production of Potato Chips:

The demand for French fries and potato chips is constantly increasing all over the world hence you can think of starting a potato chips business. It is a very profitable business that can be started with low capital investment.

Soil Testing Lab

Soil Testing is an important and environmentally responsive tool used to monitor the nutrient as well as make precise fertilizer recommendations for different crops & cropping sequences. Setting up a soil testing lab with a Government certification is one of the best agriculture business you can do at present.

Green House Flower Export

Setting up a greenhouse for just export-oriented flowers is also very lucrative. With little knowledge and space you can earn good profit every month through this business.

Landscape expert

Landscape expert has good knowledge of landscape architecture. He or she plans activities like site analysis, land planning, planting design, storm water management, etc. He also ensures that the plan meets all the current building codes along with statutory compliance.

Agriculture consultancy business

Those with expertise in a specific field of agriculture then you can start a consultancy service office. This business is flourishing day by day as farmers require expert advice at many stages.

Agro blogging business

If you have good knowledge about farming with a niche in writing then you can also start agro-blogging. Here you will have to write blogs related to agriculture. As internet is now available in rural areas, cultivators have started using technology to enhance their farming skills. They need good advice on their agricultural problems. Investment required is very low in this business.

Cactus arrangement

Cactus is used indoor as well as outdoor. Many cactus plants can stay happily in the same pot or container. So, with little creativity, you can create beautiful cactus arrangements. It is a very lucrative agri business.

Betel Leaves Farming

Growing betel leaves is yet another profitable business idea which can bring you handsome returns depending on the efforts put in.

If you want detailed information regarding any particular agri business then do let us know through the comment box given below.

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