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Vol. 12, Special Issue 9 (2023)

Study on knowledge level of farmers towards organic farming practices in Dewas district

Author(s):
Anuja Patel, Dr. DP Rai and Neerja Patel
Abstract:
The present study was conducted in Khategaon block of Dewas district in Madhya Pradesh. The sample consisted of 120 organic farmers selected from five different villages used by purposive sampling Method. Data collection was performed using a meticulously designed and pre-tested interview schedule, developed in accordance with the study's objectives. The result of this study revealed that maximum farmers had strongly favourable attitude about the practice of organic farming. It can be stated that the majority of farmers (56.66 percent) had a knowledge level of organic farming practices. Correlation coefficient between independent variables with Knowledge of organic farming reveals that at the 0.05 level of probability, adoption of organic farming had a positive and significant relationship with age, annual income, farming experience, irrigation sources, risk orientation, extension participation, mass media exposure and attitude of farmers toward organic farming, whereas educational status and size of land holding was found to have non-significant relationship.
Pages: 165-168  |  267 Views  173 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Anuja Patel, Dr. DP Rai and Neerja Patel. Study on knowledge level of farmers towards organic farming practices in Dewas district. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(9S): 165-168.

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