Adoption level of farmers regarding the value addition on regional crops in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh
Nishanki Garg, Dr. YK Singh, Neerja Patel and Abhijeet Kuderiya
India's prominent exports encompass an array of products, ranging from fruit pulp, pickles, and chutneys to canned fruits and vegetables, concentrated pulps and juices, as well as dehydrated and frozen produce. This surge is propelled by heightened literacy, awareness, and income levels, which have collectively propelled the demand for processed vegetables. The growth and expansion of the fruits and vegetable processing sector hold paramount significance for India's overall economic advancement. This sector is evenly divided between organized and unorganized segments, with the organized sector commanding a 48% share. Notably, products like juices and concentrates packaged in tetra packs are predominantly crafted by the organized sector. Conversely, the unorganized sector concentrates on traditional processed items such as pickles, sauces, candies, and preserves. The investigation was conducted in Satna district (M.P.) to investigate the adoption level of value addition on major regional crops by the farmers of Satna district M.P. There are eight blocks in Satna district but Majhgawan, Kotar, Maihar, Amarpatan block purposively because having maximum number of farmers which are involved in value addition in regional crops. Five villages were selected by using simple random sampling. 30 farmers from each selected block will be selected using random sampling. Thus, total 120 respondents will be selected for the investigation. The data were collected by using personal interview method. The collected data were tabulated, analyzed and interpreted with the help of appropriated statistical tools. The knowledge and adoption level of value addition on major regional crops by the farmers was found positive and significant relationship between independent variable with some constraints reported by the farmers likewise Inadequate transportation to market followed by Inadequate storage facility Non-availability of skill-full labors.
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Nishanki Garg, Dr. YK Singh, Neerja Patel and Abhijeet Kuderiya. Adoption level of farmers regarding the value addition on regional crops in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(9S): 201-204.