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Agribusiness  constitutes production, manufacture and distribution of farm inputs, equipment and supplies.  It also implies processing, storage and distribution of farm commodities. It includes input industries for agricultural production, post-farm gate industries like commodity processing, food manufacturing and   third party farms that facilitate agribusiness operations like bankers, brokers, advertising agencies and marketing information firms. It is a broad concept beyond mere agriculture. Agribusiness entrepreneurship is practiced in countries like United States of America, India, Israel, Ethiopia, South Africa and Malaysia. It is an engine to  promote  their economies to enhance   development and sustainability. Agribusiness-a panacea for agricultural problems not only in India but particularly in Karnataka  because it enables   finding out new methods of production, improving the quality of product and develop new products as per the changing tastes and wants of the consumers.       

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