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2023, Vol. 8, Special Issue 1, Part A

Socio-economic status, and communication behaviour of organic farmers in Uttar Pradesh


Author(s): Anand Kumar Mishra, Dr. Amit Kumar Mishra and SP Singh

Abstract:
The organic farming is a form of agriculture that depends on various techniques such as vermicomposting, crop rotation, green manure, animal husbandry, bio fertilizers and biological pest control the majority of respondents were middle aged and literate including formal and informal education. General caste farmers were dominantly engaged in farming enterprises and belonging to nuclear family system in existence having 5 to 8 members in their families. Maximum respondents were marginal farmers and reported agriculture as their main occupation. Mixed type of houses were more. Almost all the farmers were above the poverty line. Pumping set/tube well and Electric motor were dominant farm power along with farm implements. The cycle was main conveyance with all farmers. The mobile phone (91.00%) followed by T.V. possessed by majority. Good extension contact was observed. The majority of respondents (43.00%) were having membership of two organizations/office bearer. The majority of respondent‟s main formal source of information was gram pradhan, under informal source of information, family members and television in mass media.


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Anand Kumar Mishra, Dr. Amit Kumar Mishra, SP Singh. Socio-economic status, and communication behaviour of organic farmers in Uttar Pradesh. Int J Stat Appl Math 2023;8(1S):26-29.
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