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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(7): 3704-3711
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.907.434


Perception of Farmers towards APMC Markets in Raichur District of Karnataka, India
M. N. Chandan1, K. K. Shashidhara2*, B. S. Reddy3 and S. B. Goudappa1
1Department of Agricultural Extension Education, UAS, Raichur, 584104
2Department of Agricultural Extension Education, College of Agriculture, Bheemaryangudi, UAS, Raichur, 585 287, India
3Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension Education Centre, Bheemaryangudi, UAS, Raichur, 585 287
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The study analyzed the perception of farmers towards APMC markets in Raichur district of Karnataka. Four taluks of district were selected. Thirty farmers from each selected taluka APMC markets were selected randomly, constituting 120 farmers for the study. The ‘Ex-post facto’ design was employed for the study. The study revealed that more than half (52.50 %) of the respondents belonged to middle age followed by old age (27.50 %) and young age group (20.00 %). Further, 41.67 per cent of farmers had high marketable surplus followed by 33.33 and 25.00 per cent of medium and low marketable surplus respectively. Similarly, 44.17 per cent had high marketed surplus followed by 28.33 and 27.50 per cent of medium and high marketed surplus. More than fifty per cent of the respondents (53.33 %) had moderately perceived their roles about extension activities of APMC markets followed by 28.33 per cent had lower level and 18.33 per cent. About 60.00 per cent of farmers had perceived about the role ‘ensuring transparency in trading that takes place in market area’ and 40.00 per cent of them had not perceived about the role of APMC market. Regarding the role ‘ensuring immediate payment to farmers’ 67.50 per cent had perceived and 32.50 per cent had not perceived about the role.


Keywords: Extension activities, Farmers, Role perception
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Chandan, M. N., K. K. Shashidhara, B. S. Reddy and Goudappa, S. B. 2020. Perception of Farmers towards APMC Markets in Raichur District of Karnataka, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(7): 3704-3711. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.907.434