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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(7): 629-635
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.807.078


Profile Characteristics of Rice Farmers in Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh
C. Deepa*, P.V. Sathya Gopal, T. Lakshmi and S. Hemalatha
Department of Agricultural Extension, S.V. Agricultural College, Tirupati-517502, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present investigation was done to study the profile characteristics of rice farmers in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. Ex-post facto research design was followed for the study and a sample of 120 respondents was drawn. The results of the study revealed that most of the respondents were middle aged (57.50%), high school educated (32.50%), medium farmers (35.00%), had medium annual income (70.00%), medium level of farming experience (50.83%), medium cost of cultivation (54.17%), medium net returns (48.33%), medium extension contact (60.83%), medium mass media exposure (49.17%), medium social participation (50.83%), medium economic orientation (57.50%), medium risk orientation (46.67%), medium management orientation (55.83%), medium innovativeness (47.50%), medium decision making ability (43.33%), medium scientific orientation (52.50%) and medium deferred gratification (48.34%).


Keywords: Profile characteristics, Rice farmers, Media exposure
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Deepa, C., P.V. Sathya Gopal, T. Lakshmi and Hemalatha, S. 2019. Profile Characteristics of Rice Farmers in Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(7): 629-635. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.807.078