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Vol. 10, Special Issue 11 (2021)

Correlation between profile of the respondents and their awareness about integrated farming system

Author(s):
Dhavale ND, Kapse PS and Lad AS
Abstract:
Integrated Farming System combine farming, livestock, and agro-industry in an expanded symbiotic or synergistic system, so that the wastes of one process become the input for other processes, with or without treatment to provide the means of production, such as energy, fertilizer, and feed for optimum productivity at minimum costs. The present study was carried in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra state to understand correlation between the profiles of respondent farmers and their awareness about IFS. The study revealed that the majority of the respondent were educated up to secondary level of school, were belong to medium level of farming experience, annual income, majority, extension contact, mass media exposure, and utility of income. While majority of them having medium family size, having only farming occupation, semi-medium land holding and well as a source of irrigation. In case of correlation between profile of the respondents with their awareness about IFS, independent variables i.e. annual income and extension contact had highly positive and significant relationship with their awareness level of respondents about IFS. Whereas education, farming experience, family size, occupation, source of irrigation, social participation, mass media exposure, and utility of income of the respondent had positive and significant relationship with their awareness of IFS.
Pages: 450-453  |  450 Views  223 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dhavale ND, Kapse PS and Lad AS. Correlation between profile of the respondents and their awareness about integrated farming system. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(11S): 450-453.

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