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Q.5:- What is marketable surplus?

 

Answer

Marketable surplus refers to the difference between the total output produced by a farmer and his on-farm consumption.Or, we can say, the portion of agricultural produce which is sold in the market by the farmers is called marketable surplus.



Marketable surplus = Total farm output produced by farmer – Own consumption of farm output.