District Anantnag at a glance
1. Major Farming Systems/ enterprises in the District
Sl. No Source of irrigation Area (ha) Farming system/enterprise
1. Irrigated (canal) 27903 Rice- Brown Sarson, Rice-Fodder (Oats/Berseem), Rice-WheatApple + Vegetable, Apple- Fodder, Apple- Pulse
2. Rainfed 16000 Maize+ Rajmash, Maize+ Green Gram, Maize- Field Pea, Green Gram + Fodder (Oats/ Berseem), Rajmash- Fodder Oats
Apple + Pulses, Apple + Fodder
3. Enterprise   Horticulture, Agriculture, Livestock, Handicrafts, Fishery, Apiculture, Poultry, Mushroom
2. Land use patterns
Size of land holding(ha) Farming category No. of holdings Area(ha) Average holding size (ha)
Below 1.0 Marginal 105408 636382 0.35
  1.0 to 2.0 Small 5912 8064 1.36 
2.0 to 4.0    Semi-medium 890 2365.11  2.66
4.0 to 10.0   Medium 31 161.22 5.20
 10.0 and above  Large 1 12.1 12.1
3.Production and productivity of important crops
Crop Prduction (Mt) Produtivity  (Mt/ha)
Paddy              151900 6.0
Maize 29850 2.4
Pulses 2757 2.1
Vegetables 51214 21.3
Oil Seed 21817 1.3