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Vol. 11, Special Issue 3 (2022)

Socio-economic Analysis of Soybean Growers with Reference to Cost of Cultivation and Income in Rajnandgaon District of Chhattisgarh

Author(s):
Ashwani Kumar, Khilesh Kumar Sahu and PK Sangode
Abstract:
The present investigation was conducted in Chhattisgarh State District of Rajnandgaon during 2017-18. The study covered 12 villages from nine blocks in the district of Rajnandgaon, four blocks specifically selected for this study were Rajnandgaon, Dongargarh, Khairagarh, Chhuikhadan. Ten soybean growing kharif seasons were selected randomly from each selected village. As a result, for the present study, a total of 120 soybean growers were selected as respondents. The data were collected individually through pre-tested interview schedules, Majority of the respondents 57.50 per cent were found in the middle-aged (46 to 60 years) group. The highest respondents 31.67 per cent were found to be primary school educated. There was another backward class of 73.33 percent of respondents. 71.67 percent of respondents were family members of medium size (6 to 8 members) and participated in more than two organizations. Soybean cultivation experience is 11-20 years of respondents (48.33%). Material mobile possession (100%) followed by cycle / motor (82.50%).
The maximum respondents (34.17%) had small farmers, Highest respondents 47.50 per cent had an irrigation canal. It was found that agriculture was their main occupation, The maximum respondents 40.83 per cent had Rs. 50,001 to Rs. 1,00,000 of annual income. while short-term credit for the purchase of agricultural inputs had been acquired by 95.76 percent of respondents. Majority of the soybean growers cultivation of improved variety (JS 9305 and JS 9560) 55.83 per cent. Establishment method of soybean by using tractor draw seed drill (56.67%) and bullock draw seed drill (14.17%). Risk orientation about shows that the medium group was the maximum number of soybean growers (59.17%).The source of information, the majority of respondents (81.67%) obtained information from progressive farmers.
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How to cite this article:
Ashwani Kumar, Khilesh Kumar Sahu and PK Sangode. Socio-economic Analysis of Soybean Growers with Reference to Cost of Cultivation and Income in Rajnandgaon District of Chhattisgarh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(3S): 27-31.
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