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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 9, Issue:12, December, 2020

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(12): 162-166

Profile of Farmers about Schemes for Doubling Farm Income
S. R. Gaikwad1*, K. S. Thorat2, J. M. Deshmukhand S. N. Gaykwad4
1College of Agriculture, Latur, India
2Department of Extension Education, COA, Osmanabad, India
3Department of Extension Education, COA, Latur, India
4College of Agriculture, Latur, India
*Corresponding author

The present study was conducted in Latur and Osmanabad district of Marathwada region of Maharashtra state in latur district out of ten tehsils two tehsils where selected randomly namely Latur and Chakur and in Osmanabad district out of eight tehsils two tehsils where selected randomly namely Osmanabad and Kalamb. For the purpose of study 2 villages from each selected tehsils, (Total 2 X 4 = 8) were selected randomly for the selection of respondents. Thus total 8 villages were selected for study. From each selected village, 15 farmers were selected randomly. In this way, a total of 120 farmers (Total 8 X 15 = 120) were considered as respondent for the present study. These selections were done by using simple random sampling method for the purpose of the study. The result of profile of farmers observed that majority (66.66%) respondents belonged to middle age category, more than one third (42.50 %) of the respondents belonged to secondary education, majority (65.83 %) of the respondents were in engaged in farming only, majority (56.66 %) of the respondents were possessing 1.01 to 2.00 ha of land and belonged to small farmers category while farming experience (64.17 %), 54.17 percent of beneficiaries had high annual income ( above 1,49,175), while awareness about the crop insurance scheme (59.17%) then 40.00 per cent had depend upon well as main source of irrigation,76.67 percent had medium social participation, 65.83 percent had medium used mass media exposure, while 72.50 percent belongs to medium extension contact category, 67.50 percent belong to medium risk orientation category and economic motivation (70.83%).

Keywords: Doubling Farm Income, Age, Education, Crop Insurance

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Gaikwad, S. R., K. S. Thorat, J. M. Deshmukh and Gaykwad, S. N. 2020. Profile of Farmers about Schemes for Doubling Farm Income.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(12): 162-166. doi:
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