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Vol. 11, Special Issue 1 (2022)

Constraints faced by the beneficiaries of farmers field school in adoption of rice cultivation practices and their suggestions to minimize the constraints

Author(s):
SC Warwadekar, SS Aher, SK Mayekar and PS Rathod
Abstract:
This study was conducted in Dapoli, Mandangad and Khed tahasils of Ratnagiri district of Konkan region. The sample constituted of 120 i.e., 60 beneficiaries and 60 non-beneficiaries’ farmers from 12 villages. The respondents were interviewed with the help of specially designed schedule. Collected data was classified, tabulated, and analyzed by using statistical method. It was observed that problems faced by the beneficiaries in rice cultivation practices were high cost of inputs like seeds, fertilizers (83.33 per cent), non-availability of inputs at proper time (51.67 per cent), shortage of labour during peak period (75.00 per cent), lower market price to produce (41.67 per cent) and unawareness of financial assistance (78.33 per cent). It was observed that the maximum respondents suggested that institutions need to provide financial support at right time (90.00 per cent), reduction in cost of inputs like seeds and fertilizers (88.33 per cent), availability of inputs at proper time (63.33 per cent), selected FFS time should be convenient to all (51.67 per cent).
Pages: 1134-1136  |  295 Views  56 Downloads
How to cite this article:
SC Warwadekar, SS Aher, SK Mayekar and PS Rathod. Constraints faced by the beneficiaries of farmers field school in adoption of rice cultivation practices and their suggestions to minimize the constraints. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(1S): 1134-1136.

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