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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(1): 2729-2734
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.801.288


Attitude of Farmers towards Agriculture
M.S. Nataraju, M.T. Lakshminarayan, Preethi* and K.C. Lalitha
Director of Extension, University of Agricultural Sciences, Hebbal Bengaluru, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was undertaken during 2017-2019 in Bangalore Rural District of Karnataka state to analyze the attitude of farmers towards agriculture. One hundred agricultural households in rural areas of North transect formed the sample of the study. More than three-fourth (77%) of the farmers had favourable to more favourable attitude towards agriculture. Education, employment, risk orientation, innovative proneness, life style, mass media participation and extension participation of farmers were having a positive and significant to highly significant relationship with their attitude towards agriculture. For every unit increase in the education, employment, risk orientation, innovative proneness, life style, mass media participation and extension participation of farmers there will be more favorableness of attitude towards agriculture. Fragmentation of land into unconventional shape and size (92%), lack of infrastructure in rural areas (86%) and inadequate training and extension services (86%) were the important three factors influencing the attitude of farmers towards agriculture.


Keywords: Attitude, Farmers, Agriculture, Fragmentation, Land holding
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Nataraju, M.S., M.T. Lakshminarayan, Preethi and Lalitha, K.C. 2019. Attitude of Farmers towards Agriculture.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(1): 2729-2734. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.801.288