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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(11): 1445-1454
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.811.170


Study on Socio- Economic Profile of Farmers in Prayagraj District of Eastern Uttar Pradesh, India
Vikram Singh1* and Ramchandra2
1College of Forestry, SHUATS, Prayagraj U. P.-211007, India
2Naini Agricultural Institute, SHUATS, Prayagraj, U. P., India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The study was conducted in eight villages of Prayagraj adopting non agroforestry based farming system of Uttar Pradesh. The sample size 160 farmers of two block and 8 villages cultivating agriculture crop in Prayagraj district. The findings of the study revealed that, the non agroforestry farmers 43.49% had middle age (30-50 yrs.), 80.84% had literate, 44.68% were medium farming experience (11 to 20 years), 48.20% were medium family size (5-7 members), 68.45% were nuclear family type, 46.36 % were semi cemented house type, 44.38% were medium farmer (1 to 2 hectare) land holding, 38.44% were medium income group per year (Rs.26000 to 50000), mass media participation are less than 50% respondents. As far as extension participation is concerned about non agroforestry farmers very less participation in different types of programmes. The average risk orientation of non agroforestry respondents showed that majority of the 50.96 % were low risk orientation, 57.03 % were medium scientific orientation.


Keywords: Non agroforestry, Farmers, Villages, Cultivating, Agriculture, Issues, Planet
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Vikram Singh and Ramchandra. 2019. Study on Socio- Economic Profile of Farmers in Prayagraj District of Eastern Uttar Pradesh, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(11): 1445-1454. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.811.170