Socio-economic profile of the farmers practicing sugarcane and rice based farming systems in western plain zone of Uttar Pradesh
Gaurav Tomer, HL Singh, Debabrata Swain, Bhim Singh and Harendra Pratap Singh Chaudhri
The farming system is an integrated set of activities that farmers perform on their farms under their resources and circumstances to maximize the productivity and net farm income on a sustainable basis. The present study was conducted to identify the socio-economic status of the farmers practising sugarcane and rice-based farming systems in Western Plain Zone of Uttar Pradesh. The study was carried out in fifteen villages of three sampled districts of WPZ of Uttar Pradesh using Multistage purposive-cum random sampling. Results reveals that most of the farmers studied up to junior high level, belonging to middle age group, OBC category, nuclear family type, agriculture with livestock was the major source of income, tubewell and canal for the irrigation source. Highest number of milch animals were found in sugarcane-based farming system as compare to rice-based farming system and per annum income and investment was highest on sugarcane-based farming system.
How to cite this article:
Gaurav Tomer, HL Singh, Debabrata Swain, Bhim Singh and Harendra Pratap Singh Chaudhri. Socio-economic profile of the farmers practicing sugarcane and rice based farming systems in western plain zone of Uttar Pradesh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(8S): 2057-2060.