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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(8): 1988-1994
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.808.232


Estimating Profile of the Farmer Producer Company Members
S.L. Chopade, P.S. Kapse and V.G. Dhulgand*
Department of Extension Education, VNMKV, Parbhani. (M. S.), India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted in Osmanabad district, randomly selected from Marathwada region of Maharashtra state during the year 2018-2019. From Osmanabad district, Osmanabad blocks were selected purposively based on considerable number of respondent as a member of 'Farmer Producer Company'. From one selected blocks, 3 villages were selected randomly based on considerable number of members of Farmer Producer Company. From each selected village, 40 farmers were selected randomly. In this way a total of 120 farmers were considered as respondent for the present study. These selections were done by using simple random sampling method for the purpose of the study. For estimating profile of the farmer producer company members, it was found that, majority (63.33%) of the respondents were middle aged, 35.00 per cent middle school level of education, (84.17%) were found medium annual income, (46.67%) per cent having small size of land holding. It was observed that, 27.50 per cent of the respondents were engaged in agriculture and similar percentage were engaged in agriculture with livestock as occupation, majority (65.00%) of them having medium social participation, 59.17 per cent were found medium extension contact, more than half (70.83%) of them having medium economic motivation, (59.17%) of them having medium cosmopoliteness and 64.17 per cent of them having medium level of risk orientation.


Keywords: Profile analysis, Members of farmer producer company
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Chopade, S.L., P.S. Kapse and Dhulgand, V.G. 2019. Estimating Profile of the Farmer Producer Company Members.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(8): 1988-1994. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.808.232