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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(6): 3676-3682
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.906.433


A Study on the Profile Characteristics of the Farmers using Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)
K. Madhuri*, S. V. Prasad, V. Sailaja, A. Pratap Kumar Reddy and G. Mohan Naidu
Department of Agricultural Extension, Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University, S. V. Agricultural College, Tirupathi-517502, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted in Chittoor, Guntur and Vishakapatnam districts of Andhra Pradesh to study the profile of the farmers using ICTs. Total 240 respondents were randomly selected for the study interviewed. Most of the respondents were middle aged (67.50%), had middle school education (35.00%), small farmers (38.34%) with medium farming experience (59.17%), annual income (45.00%), cosmopoliteness (70.83%), possession of ICT tools (58.34%), had not undergone training (55.00%), social participation (58.34%), extension contact (69.83%), mass media exposure (53.33%), innovativeness (63.33%), economic orientation (59.16%), risk orientation (69.58%), scientific orientation (70.42%).


Keywords: Farmers, small and Medium farming, Social participation
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Madhuri, K., S. V. Prasad, V. Sailaja, A. Pratap Kumar Reddy and Mohan Naidu, G. 2020. A Study on the Profile Characteristics of the Farmers using Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(6): 3676-3682. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.906.433