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Vol. 8, Issue 10 (2019)

Analysis of extent of utilization of mobile phone services by farmers

Author(s):
Giridhar KA, Devendrappa S and MP Potdar
Abstract:
The study was taken up to analysis of extent of utilization of mobile phone services by farmers which was conducted in Dharwad district which was purposively selected as it comes under the jurisdiction of UAS, Dharwad. From the point of researcher convenience, registered farmers list to mobile service of KVK, Dharwad, APMC, Hubli and weather based mobile services of UAS, Dharwad were collected for the study. From the list, 120 farmers were selected randomly. Thus the total sample size constitutes 120 respondents. The data were collected from the selected sample through personal interview with the help of pretested structured interview schedule. The results showed that cropping pattern information was utilized whenever needed by 59.16 per cent of the respondents and rest (40.83%) never utilized cropping pattern information. One third of the respondents utilized weather based services whenever needed followed by 34.16 per cent utilized monthly. Market information was utilized whenever needed by 42.50 per cent of the farmers followed by 36.66 per cent utilized monthly.
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How to cite this article:
Giridhar KA, Devendrappa S, MP Potdar. Analysis of extent of utilization of mobile phone services by farmers. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(10):201-204.

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