Agriculture Sector in Uttar Pradesh

The agriculture sector of Uttar Pradesh is one of the key contributors to the state economy with almost 65% of the total population is dependent on agriculture.
As per the State Income Estimates, the agriculture sector contributed to 25.7% of the total Gross State Value Added (GSVA) in the year 2017-18.
There are about 233.25 lakh farmers in the state, with approximately 227.89 lakh Ha(68.7%) of the total land in the state) land under cultivatioin in 2017-18.
The State is the largest producer of food grains, vegetables, sugarcane & milk and 3rd largest producer of fruits in india.