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Vol. 12, Special Issue 9 (2023)

Correlational analysis of personal, socio-economic, communicational and psychological characteristics of participant farmers with the impact of ICAR farmer first programme

Author(s):
SA Wankhade, Dr. PB Kharde, Dr. SB Bhange and Dr. VG Pokharkar
Abstract:
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has launched an initiative known as the Farmer FIRST Programme (FFP) in the year 2016-17, to move beyond production and productivity, prioritize smallholder agriculture, and address the complex, diverse, and risk-prone realities of the majority of farmers. An experiment entitled “Impact of ICAR Farmer FIRST Programme on participant farmers” was conducted at Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, Post Graduate Institute, MPKV, Rahuri, during 2021-22. An ex-post facto research design was used for this research The study was conducted purposively in two adopted villages (Chinchvihire and Kangar) of ICAR Farmer First Programme of MPKV, Rahuri in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra. Total 300 respondents 150 respondents from each villages interviewed for the present study. This investigation aims to analyze the correlational analysis of personal, socio- economic, communicational and psychological characteristics of participant farmers with the impact of ICAR Farmer FIRST Programme. In investigated result revealed that out of ten independent variables, like education, land holding, social participation, economic motivation, risk orientation, scientific orientation all these variables establish positive and significant relationship at 0.05 per cent level of significance with impact of ICAR Farmer FIRST programme while other variables like annual income source of information and attitude towards ICAR Farmer FIRST Programme establish positive and significant relationship at 0.01 per cent level of significance and age had positive and non-significant correlation with impact of ICAR Farmer FIRST Programme.
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How to cite this article:
SA Wankhade, Dr. PB Kharde, Dr. SB Bhange and Dr. VG Pokharkar. Correlational analysis of personal, socio-economic, communicational and psychological characteristics of participant farmers with the impact of ICAR farmer first programme. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(9S): 2353-2355.
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