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Vol. 11, Special Issue 1 (2022)

Training needs of farm input dealer about farm input

Author(s):
Mangesh A Raut, SM Durge, AV Bhalerao, KV Kale and Dr. DM Mankar
Abstract:
The present study on Training Needs of Farm Input Dealers About Farm Input was conducted in Akola and Wardha districts of Vidarbha region of Maharashtra state. For this study 70 dealers were purposively selected from ten tahsils from both districts with the help of proportionate sampling method. The data were collected with the help of structured interview schedule. Personal interview technique was used for data collection. All 100.00 per cent farm input dealers did ‘not received’ training on various aspect related to fertilizers, seeds, insecticides, pesticides and implements. Majority (68.00%) of the farm input dealers had ‘medium’ level of knowledge related to use of seeds, fertilizers and pesticides. In respect of training needs, farm input dealers had expressed ‘high’ training needs on seed technology, different insecticides and pesticides its contents, concentration to be used storage and keeping quality of insecticides, pesticides and fertilizers, etc. (97.14%), followed by advanced technical information of new agricultural inputs (94.28%), training about credit/financial management and government policies, rules regulations and taxes related agriculture having 98.57 per cent.
Results of relational analysis revealed that variables such as land holding, annual income, source of information, extension contact, cosmopoliteness and innovativeness were found positively and significantly correlated with training needs of farm input dealers. In case of other variables like age, social participation and knowledge had shown negative non-significant relationship with training needs of farm input dealers.
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How to cite this article:
Mangesh A Raut, SM Durge, AV Bhalerao, KV Kale and Dr. DM Mankar. Training needs of farm input dealer about farm input. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(1S): 922-925.

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