This paper begins by outlining the views of economists on food management and contemporary food policy issues in the backdrop of largely unchanging dynamics of slow growth of the farm sector in India. First it deal with the manner in which the changing situation is dealt with in terms of cycles in the wheat market.

This article begins with the macro story of faster growth of the agricultural sector since the eighties. Also growth is sourced by yield in the eighties with area showing no growth. The agricultural sector is responding to faster economic growth by meeting the new demands.