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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(8): 1029-1033
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.808.119


A Scale to Measure the Attitude of Marginal Farmers on Organic Farming
Gitasree Goswami* and Manju Dutta Das
Department of Extension and Communication Management, Faculty of Community Science, AAU, Jorhat, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was aimed to construct, develop and standardize an Attitude Scale on organic farming for marginal farmers. After going through several related literature, the researcher outlined a scale and after analyzing, the content framed 52 items related to the course. The prepared 52 items were revised and edited carefully and then given to a total 20 numbers of panel of experts in the field of entomology, horticulture, agronomy, soil science, rice research centre and extension specialist for their valuable suggestions and corrections to ensure its quality. After seeking the opinion of the experts some of the items were reframed. Finally, a total of 14 statements were prepared, for which ‘Likert method of summated ratings’ was followed. And these statements were administered to the 30 numbers of farmer from non-sample area from two villages each covering of 15 farmers. The list of 14 Statements (7 positive and 7 negative) were selected based on the ‘t’ values obtained from the item analysis.


Keywords: Attitude, Organic farming, Marginal farmer, Scale
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Gitasree Goswami and Manju Dutta Das. 2019. A Scale to Measure the Attitude of Marginal Farmers on Organic Farming.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(8): 1029-1033. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.808.119