Wheat growers socio-economic characteristics in Kanpur Dehat district, Uttar Pradesh, in relation to adoption of improved wheat production technology (India)
Anjali Pandey and Dr. Anuj Tiwari
The research was carried out in five villages in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat area, with a sample size of 125 small wheat growers. According to the findings of the survey, 68 per cent of wheat grower farmers were in their middle years (26-50 years) and 92 per cent were literate. Small farmers made up roughly 52 per cent of the wheat growers in the survey, with land holdings ranging from 1 to 2 hectare. In terms of social involvement, 52 per cent of farmers were members of at least one group. Wheat growers with annual incomes ranging from 75,000 to 150,000 were found to make up roughly 72 percent of the total. According to the report, 80 per cent of wheat growers had medium level of economic motivation followed by scientific orientation and risk orientation had 56 per cent and 64 per cent respectively. According to the findings, farmers' socioeconomic position can be enhanced by imparting technical knowledge about wheat growing procedures, as well as raising their education level, social involvement, and information sources.
How to cite this article:
Anjali Pandey and Dr. Anuj Tiwari. Wheat growers socio-economic characteristics in Kanpur Dehat district, Uttar Pradesh, in relation to adoption of improved wheat production technology (India). The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(7S): 18-20.