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Vol. 11, Special Issue 2 (2022)

Utilisation pattern of agriculture resources information system network (AGRISNET) by farmers of Nagarkurnool district of Telangana

Author(s):
Saikanth DRK, Murugan PP, Prasanth A, Mahandrakumar K and Prabakaran K
Abstract:
This study was conducted to know the utilisation pattern of Agriculture Resources Information System Network (AGRISNET) project by farmers of Nagarkurnool district of Telangana. Among the various projects in operation Agriculture Resources Information System Network (AGRISNET) was selected for the study. Twelve respondents were selected randomly from each village that constituted 120 respondents for the study. It was observed that out of 120 respondents nearly 46.67 per cent of the farmers were utilising Agrisnet services with 7.50 per cent were using weekly once, 15.83 per cent using monthly once and 23.33 per cent were using it whenever needed. Further, the study also revealed that two-fifth of the farmers (40.83 per cent) were utilising services of AGRISNET for information regarding quality inputs followed by 37.50 per cent for getting information on government schemes related to agriculture and allied. 28.33 per cent for crop protection, 26.66 per cent for market prices and 26.66 per cent for weather information. From this study it was found that Agriculture Resources Information System Network (AGRISNET) was a popular ICT and the farmers were interested in getting information which need regular update like quality inputs, information on government schemes, crop protection practices, market prices.
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How to cite this article:
Saikanth DRK, Murugan PP, Prasanth A, Mahandrakumar K and Prabakaran K. Utilisation pattern of agriculture resources information system network (AGRISNET) by farmers of Nagarkurnool district of Telangana. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(2S): 345-347. DOI: 10.22271/tpi.2022.v11.i2Se.10620

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