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Vol. 8, Issue 8 (2019)

Participation of rural youth in agricultural activities

Martal PB, Patil VG and Wanole SN
The study was conducted in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra state. From the selected district two tahsils and five villages from each tahsil were selected purposively. Senior B.Sc. (Agri.) students of College of Agriculture, Dapoli, were placed in five villages namely, Walaval (Kudal), Vetore, Palkarwadi and Hodawada (Vengurla) and Talawade (Sawantwadi) in all there were 50 students under RAWE (Rural Agriculture Work Experience) programme for the academic year 2017-2018. These 50 students have been asked for preparation of the list of rural youth who actually working in agricultural activities, from the list 105 rural youth were selected randomly for the study. The ex-post-facto research design was used for the present study. The analysis of data revealed that majority 48.57 per cent of the rural youth high participation in different agricultural activities like pre farming operations, sowing, intercultural operations, crop harvesting operations, animal husbandry and dairy practices, orchard management operations and field management operations. Collected data was classified, tabulated and analyzed by using statistical methods like frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, correlation coefficient and multiple regressions.
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How to cite this article:
Martal PB, Patil VG, Wanole SN. Participation of rural youth in agricultural activities. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(8):336-339.

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