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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(7): 3551-3555
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.907.415


Adoption Level of Farmers Regarding Organic Farming Practices in Madhya Pradesh state of India
Ankit Malviya1, Jitendra Verma1* and Anil Dawar2
1Department of Agriculture Extension Education,
2Department of Soil Science & Agriculture Chemistry, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University of Social Sciences, Dr. Ambedkar Nagar (Mhow), M.P., India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The Indian economy as one of fastest growing economies among the developing countries of world and Agriculture of backbone of Indian economy India, agriculture contributes of about sixteen percent of total GDP of contributed as 17.5% to country Gross Values Added of the year of 2018. Given the importance as agriculture sector and of percent of total exports also of major source as livelihoods, particularly in the rural area, as 55 per cent of people living of India in Madhya Pradesh farming of major source of livelihood and self employment of near about of 80% of the population living on rural area after the green revolution as launched on India, substantial of increasing in the production of food grains as achieved use of improved crop varieties and of higher level of input and fertilizers of plant protection chemicals of realized as increasing in production of achieved at cost soil health of Organic farming as defined as a production system, as avoids or largely excludes of synthetically compounded fertilizers with pesticides, of plant growth regulators and livestock feed additive and of maximum extent feasible, organic farming systems rely of crop rotations, crops residues, animal manures with of legumes, green manures, off-farm organic wastes, of mineral bearing rocks and aspects as biological pest control to maintain a soil productivity with of soil, to supply plant nutrients and of control insects, weeds. The Madhya Pradesh Governments of started advocating organic farming practices on major crops as area of observed of farmers as adopting of recommended of organic farming practices as study of designed to explore the adoption level of farmers regarding organic farming practices in Madhya Pradesh state of India. In view of the objectives of the study 100 organic farmers were be selected through proportionate random sampling method from the selected village panchayat. Majority of the organic farmers 56.00 per cent had medium adoption level regarding organic farming practices.


Keywords: Village Panchayat, Farmers, Organic Farming Practices, Adoption Level
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Ankit Malviya, Jitendra Verma and Anil Dawar. 2020. Adoption Level of Farmers Regarding Organic Farming Practices in Madhya Pradesh state of India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(7): 3551-3555. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.907.415