The economics of groundnut production in fatehabad district
The present paper attempts an economic analysis of groundnut production in Fatehabad district of Haryana. Using data from interview schedule of 100 households selected through multistage purposive sampling technique, the paper analysed costs and returns for the groundnut producers of Fatehabad district for large, small and medium farmers. The paper also analysed the motivational factor and problems faced by groundnut producers of the districts. On the basis of basis of the analysis the paper found that groundnut production in Fatehabad district is profitable only when we include explicit cost but once implicit costs are added the groundnut production turns a loss making venture for the farmers.