Presently farmers are facing many crises. With the use of modern agricultural techniques, agricultural costs have increased steadily. The increase in costs combined with low incomes, amongst many other reasons, has led to agriculture becoming a low-yielding industry today. This book focuses on the economics of major crops and estimates of income from them.This book tries to find answers to certain questions: Is the agricultural sector unevenly distributed among the socially backward castes? Is the agricultural sector now profitable despite rising costs? Are socially backward castes facing increasing difficulties due to rising agricultural costs?Which agricultural options are costly for small and marginal farmers?