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Vol. 11, Special Issue 1 (2022)

Analyzing the impact of weather based agro-advisory services of GKMS project among arecanut growers of Udupi district of Karnataka

Author(s):
KM Praveen, KV Sudheer Kamath, Lakshmana, Ranjeetha K and Swathi Shetty Y
Abstract:
The study was undertaken to assess the impact of perception level of Arecanut growing farmers about weather based Agro advisory services (AAS) provided by AMFU of GKMS project at ZAHRS Brahmavar. The sample set consisted of 300 farmers, comprising 150 Registered and 150 non registered Arecanut growers of Udupi district. Farmer respondents were purposively selected and conducted personal interview. Results indicated that 41.33 percent of old aged registered farmers are focusing much more preferable to adapt weather based agricultural practices. The survey revealed that 76.6 per cent of farmers focus more on weather forecast before going for harvesting and 50 per cent for post harvest management (Drying). Most of the farmers were in need Rainfall forecast (85 percent) followed by temperature forecast (65 percent) respectively. Accurate Timely weather forecast aids AAS registered farmers to plan agricultural operations to avoid crop losses thereby maintain sustain and stable farm income. Arecanut growers of Udupi district prefer weather forecasting to plan their farm operations like Fertilizer application, Bordo spraying, Harvesting etc.., Study revealed that 45.33 percent of AAS registered Arecanut growers farm income was raised in between 25,000 to 50,000 per annum after the intervention of AAS. Finally, 71.3 percent of farmers were satisfied by AAS service rendered by AMFU of ZAHRS, Brahamavar.
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How to cite this article:
KM Praveen, KV Sudheer Kamath, Lakshmana, Ranjeetha K and Swathi Shetty Y. Analyzing the impact of weather based agro-advisory services of GKMS project among arecanut growers of Udupi district of Karnataka. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(1S): 07-11.

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