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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(12): 1559-1565
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.612.175


Sources of Agricultural Information Accessed by Farmers in Haryana, India
Anju Duhan* and Satbir Singh
Research Scholar, HSB, GJUS&T Hisar-125001, Haryana, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Access to pertinent information and facts is necessary to improve the agricultural performances and livelihoods in the rural areas especially in developing countries. To improve income and reduce poverty agriculture extension is considered as an important tool for disseminating agriculture information to farmers and has been pointed out as significant intermediary needed to transform traditional farming into a modern and commercial agriculture. Various socio-economic factors affect significantly the farmers’ preference for any information source. The present study has tried to find out that through which sources the farmers’ get significant information about weather forecasting and the also about the agricultural activities accordingly. The study further reveals that which are various socio-economic factors that affect the farmers’ choice of assessing the information source such as age, education and also the size of farm.


Keywords: Information, Sources, Weather Forecasting, Agriculture Activities.
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Anju Duhan and Satbir Singh. 2017. Sources of Agricultural Information Accessed by Farmers in Haryana, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(12): 1559-1565. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.612.175