Indian agriculture began by 9000 BCE on the bank of Indus, the ancient civilization started to grow plants near the availability of water. Traditional farming is the primitive style of agriculture. This type of cultivation includes organic fertilizers, traditional tools like axe, hoe, stick, natural resources. It is completely labour intensive and needs lots of time. Slash and Burn, Shifting cultivation are types of traditional farming. This type of production usually lacks surplus and is cultivated in a sufficient amount for the farmer and his/her family. However, the good side of this farming method is that the crops produced are pure and good for health, waste crops can be used as fertilizers. This type of farming can be seen in many villages of northeast India and it helps the marginal and small farmers to earn an income and is a source of livlihood.