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Vol. 11, Special Issue 3 (2022)

Socio-economic and psychological profile of farmers with reference to smart agricultural practices (SAPs) of Jabalpur district, Madhya Pradesh

Author(s):
Neeraj Kumar Prajapati, Nalin Kumar Khare and Deepak Jaiswal
Abstract:
Changing scenario and uncertainty in agriculture sector, Smart Agriculture Practices (SAPs) is important for ensuring the food and livelihood security of any country and hence it is important that agriculture sector becomes advanced to change and enhance its production. Keeping in view, the above considerations and necessity of Smart agricultural practices in agriculture for present situation, the present research had been conducted in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh with the objective to study the personal, socio-economic and psychological characteristics of farmers. Exploratory research design has been followed in the study. The study revealed that majority of the farmers belonged to middle age group, followed by higher per cent were male with small families and majority (61.17) fall under formal education up to primary , majority of farmers had low annual income (59.41%) followed by small and marginal land holdings(64.71) with medium farming experience (61.18%),higher per cent of farmers had belongs to medium category in extension contact ,mass medium exposure information seeking behavior while farmers had medium category in economic motivation, innovative proneness decision making ability, scientific orientation and perception of farmers toward SAPs.
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How to cite this article:
Neeraj Kumar Prajapati, Nalin Kumar Khare and Deepak Jaiswal. Socio-economic and psychological profile of farmers with reference to smart agricultural practices (SAPs) of Jabalpur district, Madhya Pradesh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(3S): 818-821.

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