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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(4): 430-437
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.904.052


Profiling, Distribution and Information Needs of Farmers’ Approaching Pashu Palan Melas
Haneet Kaur, Ankita Singla, Prabhjinder Singh, Aparna, Sandip Shilwant, Snehdeep Singh and Ravneet Kaur*
Department of Animal Husbandry, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted to assess the social demographic profile, distribution and information needs of farmers visiting the Livestock Fair (Pashu Palan Mela) held at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana in September, 2019 via structured interview schedule. The study revealed that 34% of respondents who attended the livestock fair belonged to upto 25 years age group category, with the education level of 64% farmers upto matriculation or higher secondary. The motive of more than half of the farmers to attend the livestock fair was to gather new information on livestock and agriculture. Moreover, 87% farmers were interested to come to livestock fair in future, even in the absence of new technology or inventions. The proportion of about 95% respondents regarded livestock fair as an important means of dissemination of knowledge. In addition, about 58% farmers were interested to opt livestock related trainings as their future endeavor. The livestock fair was considered to fulfill the purpose of 86% farmers attending it.


Keywords: Social demographic, Livestock fair, Agriculture
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Haneet Kaur, Ankita Singla, Prabhjinder Singh, Aparna, Sandip Shilwant, Snehdeep Singh and Ravneet Kaur. 2020. Profiling, Distribution and Information Needs of Farmers’ Approaching Pashu Palan Melas.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(4): 430-437. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.904.052