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Vol. 11, Special Issue 3 (2022)

Knowledge of farmers regarding Biomix

Author(s):
Borase GS, Kulkarni MV and Kharge AP
Abstract:
The present study explored knowledge of farmers regarding Biomix. The present study was conducted in Vasmat and Aundha N. tahsils of Hingoli District. The findings of this study are based on the data collected by interviewing 120 respondents from 12 villages of two tahsil i.e. Vasmat and Aundha N. in Hingoli District. The Ex-post-facto research design was used for the study. A well structured questionnaire designed for study was used for collecting the data from respondents through personal interview method. The data collections from the respondents were edited tabulated and analyzed using suitable statistical tools like frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation and Pearsons coefficient of correlation. There were dependent variables namely “knowledge”. There were 11 independent variables viz., Age, education, land holding, occupation, annual income, socio-economic status, source of information, extension contact, social participation, risk orientation, and market orientation. The study was noticed that, 62.50 per cent of farmers belong to medium level of knowledge, whereas 30.83 per cent and 6.67 per cent of farmers were in low and high level of knowledge respectively. The characteristics namely education, occupation, extension contact, social participation had positive and highly significant relationship with their knowledge level. However, other characteristics namely age is positively non significant and annual income is negatively non significant with the knowledge of farmers. While land socio-economic status, sources of information, risk orientation, market orientation had positive and significant relationship with knowledge.
Pages: 303-306  |  576 Views  352 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Borase GS, Kulkarni MV and Kharge AP. Knowledge of farmers regarding Biomix. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(3S): 303-306.

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