The Rig Veda is one of the oldest texts in the world. The Rig Veda says: अक्षैर्मा दीव्यः कृषिमित् कृषस्व वित्ते रमस्व बहुमन्यमानः – ऋग्वेद-३४-१३. This means "Do not gamble, do agriculture and get wealth with respect".

From the earliest times, Agriculture has been a very important occupation in India. Many techniques we use today are thousands of years old! But, like in other areas, technology is making Agriculture more modern. Let's learn about these methods in this module.