1. Classification according to degree of nomadic:
a) Total nomadic.
b) Semi nomadic.
d) Partial nomadic.
e) Stationary animal husbandry.
Grassland Farming: In this type of farming, it involves the rearing of animal for economic production and is classified on the basis of nomadic.
a) Total nomadic: In this system, the animal owners do not have permanent place of residence. They do not practice regular cultivation. Their families move with the herds.
b) Semi nomadic: Animal owners have a permanent place of residence, while Supplementary cultivation is practiced. However, for long periods of time, they travel their herd to distant grazing areas.
c) Transhumant: Means seasonal migration of livestock to suitable grazing ground or it is the situation in which farmer with a permanent residence sends their herd with herdsman for long period of time to distant grazing areas.
d) Partial nomadic: Farmer has permanent residence and who have herds at their disposal, which remains in the vicinity.
e) Stationary animal husbandry: Occurs where the animals remain on the holding Or in the village throughout the entire year.
2. Classification According to Cropping Pattern and Animal Activities:
In this system classification according to the leading crops and livestock activities of the holdings.
E.g. Paddy holding, coffee banana holding. Rice-Jute holds, Sugarcane farming.
3. Classification According to Implements Used for Cultivation:
a) Spade farming.
b) Hoe farming.
c) Mechanized or tractor farming.
a) Spade farming: manual labour is used.
b) Moe farming or hoe farming: Bullock power to use for cultivation.
c) Mechanized or tractor farming: Power operated implements are used for cultivation.
E.g. plough, tractor.