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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(8): 2744-2747
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.808.316


Extent the Adoption of Organic Farming Practices by Farmers in Crop Production
Shivam Singh1, S. K. Singh2 and D. V. Singh3*
1Department of Agricultural Extension R.B.S. College, Bichpuri, Agra, India
2SMS. Agricultural Extension, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Awagarh, Etah (U.P.), India
3Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Tonk, Rajasthan, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted in Awagarh block of Etah district of Uttar Pradesh to find out the extent of adoption of organic farming practices by farmers in crop production. Study revealed that majority of the farmers 60.00 per cent found to overall medium adoption group followed by low adoption group 22.00 per cent and high adoption of organic farming practices 18.00 per cent respectively. The adoption on different types of organic farming practices, 30.00 per cent farmers had completely adopted the weed control method followed by use of bird pitcher 24.00 per cent, use of neem oil for insect control 23.00 percent, use of recommended bio fertilizer, vermi compost and FYM 21.00 per cent etc. There were 12 components of organic farming practices and the farmers were categorized into three categories (no, partial, complete) as per adoption of particular component.


Keywords: Adoption, Organic farming
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Shivam Singh, S. K. Singh and Singh D. V. 2019. Extent the Adoption of Organic Farming Practices By Farmers in Crop Production.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(8): 2744-2747. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.808.316