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Vol. 11, Special Issue 1 (2022)

To find out the association between personal and socio-economic characteristics of dairy farmers and technological gap in dairy management practices

Author(s):
AV Bhalerao, MA Raut, SM Durge, SY Ingale and Dr. NM Kale
Abstract:
The study entitled “Technological gap in dairy management practices.” was purposively conducted in Akola district of Vidarbha region. The study was conducted in Akola, Barshitakli and Balapur tahsils. The sample constituted 120 dairy farmers drawn from 3 milk collection centres. The exploratory design of social research was used. The findings of the present investigation indicate that. cmajority of the farmers were of middle age with educational level of 12th standard. Maximum number of respondents had medium family size, medium (85.83%) level of annual income, 49.17 per cent had medium (04.01 to 10 ha.) land holding, maximum (80.00%) respondent sowing a seasonal crop, possess medium (70.00%) herd size and 77.50 per cent possesses local breed, maximum(77.50%) respondents fell under medium category of economic motivation,(69.17%) belonged to medium level of scientific orientation,63.33 per centmedium level of information seeking behavior, 58.33 per cent of respondents having animal health facilities less than 5 km., Nearly about same medium (47.50%) and high (46.66%) level of knowledge to the selected respondents.
The major suggestions to overcome the constraints were, seeds of HYV’s fodder crops be made available, concentrates be made available at cheaper rate and veterinary facilities be made available in village.
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How to cite this article:
AV Bhalerao, MA Raut, SM Durge, SY Ingale and Dr. NM Kale. To find out the association between personal and socio-economic characteristics of dairy farmers and technological gap in dairy management practices. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(1S): 913-917.

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