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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(8): 3397-3403
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.908.392


Economic Study on Farming Systems and its Effects on Income and Employment Generation in District Kanpur Nagar of Uttar Pradesh
Bhanu Pratap Singh1*, Birendra Kumar1, Anshul Singh2 and Manoj Kumar1
1Department of Agricultural Economics and Statistics,
2Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur - 208001, Uttar Pradesh, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present investigation was under taken to work out income and employment generation under existing farming systems in Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh during 2017-18. Two blocks namely- Bilhaur & Sarsaul selected purposely for the study purposes. A total sample of 100 farmers (50 farmers from each block) consisting of 54 marginal, 29 small and 17 medium farmers were selected randomly for the study. These farmers were grouped according to the land holdings they possess, that are marginal farmer’s (0-1 hectare) and small farmer’s (1-2 hectare) and medium farmers (2-3 ha). Main farming systems were existed in the areas of Kanpur district viz. Crops + dairy + vegetables, Crops + dairy + poultry, Crops + dairy + goatery, Crops + dairy + beekeeping and Crops + dairy + piggery. The findings revealed that Farming system (crops + dairy + vegetables) fetches highest net income at all size group of farms. This farming systems fetched out on average income of Rs. 86500.18/ha at marginal Rs. 96392.78/ha at small and Rs. 107306.19/ha at medium size group of farms while crop + dairy + poultry system ranked lowest in the study area. The high employment generation was found in case of crop + dairy + vegetable farming system (281-man days/year), followed by Crops + dairy + poultry enterprise combination (249.67-man days/year) and very least in case of crops + dairy + bee-keeping farming system (225.33 days). The highest employment days was generated through crops followed by vegetables, dairy, poultry, piggery, goatery, bee-keeping. The status of employment was maximum at medium group of farmers followed by small and marginal groups.


Keywords: Employment generation, Farming system, Income, Cost and return, Farmers
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Bhanu Pratap Singh, Birendra Kumar, Anshul Singh and Manoj Kumar. 2020. Economic Study on Farming Systems and its Effects on Income and Employment Generation in District Kanpur Nagar of Uttar Pradesh.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(8): 3397-3403. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.908.392