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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(4): 1696-1701
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.704.192


A Study on Profile Characteristics of Farmers on No-Till Maize Technology
P. Vara Prasad1*, B. Mukunda Rao1, G. Sivanarayana1 and Ch. Pulla Rao2
1Department of Agricultural Extension, Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University, Agricultural College, Bapatla, Guntur-522101, Andhra Pradesh, India
2Department of Agronomy, Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University, Agricultural College, Bapatla, Guntur-522101, Andhra Pradesh, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted in three mandals of Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh to study the profile characteristics of no-till maize farmers. Total 120 respondents were randomly selected for the study and interviewed. Most of the respondents were middle aged (45.00%), had high school education (24.17%), had small land holding (30.83%), with 4-6 years of farming experience in no-till maize cultivation (46.67%) followed by medium levels of annual income (62.50%), social participation (55.83%), mass media exposure (60.83%), extension contact (58.33%), innovativeness (59.17%), scientific orientation (65.83%), economic motivation (72.50%) and risk orientation (75.00%).


Keywords: No-till technology, Maize farmers and profile characteristics
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Vara Prasad, P., B. Mukunda Rao, G. Sivanarayana and Pulla Rao, Ch. 2018. A Study on Profile Characteristics of Farmers on No-Till Maize Technology.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(4): 1696-1701. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.704.192