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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(4): 2071-2078
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.904.248


Socio-Economic Profile of Farmers in Sericulture Based Dairy Farming System in Karnataka State
E. Girish, K. S. Kadian, B. S. Meena and Kalyan Mandi*
Dairy Extension Division, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana 132001 India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

This paper describes socio-economic profile of farmers practicing sericulture based dairy farming system in Karnataka state. The study was therefore, conducted in the Karnataka state as it is the highest producer of silk in the country and is also ranked 11th among top milk producing state in India. Two districts were selected for the purpose of study (Kolar and Chikkaballapura). From each district two blocks was randomly selected. And, from each block three villages were randomly selected, wherein 15 respondents were randomly selected from each village. Therefore, a total 0f 180 respondents were selected for the study. The major findings of the study revealed that, around 64.44 per cent of respondents belonged to middle age group and about 35.00 per cent of the respondents were educated up to primary school level. Around 47.77 per cent of respondents were maintaining herd size of 4 to 6 animals; majority (54.44%) of the respondents belonged to low level of experience in dairying and sericulture, around 53.88 per cent of the farmers fell in medium category of milk production. In social participation, majority of the respondents had low participation which was about 60.00 per cent. With respect to extension contact, majority (50.55%) of the respondents belonged to low level of contact with extension personnel. And, mass media exposure enunciated that maximum number of respondents belonged to maximum level (59.44%) of exposure to mass media.


Keywords: Socio, Economic, Sericulture, Dairy, Farmers
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Girish, C. E., K. S. Kadian, B. S. Meena and Kalyan Mandi. 2020. Socio-Economic Profile of Farmers in Sericulture Based Dairy Farming System in Karnataka State.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(4): 2071-2078. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.904.248