International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Agricultural Studies | India | Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022 | Rating: 4.8 / 10


Profile Study of Dry Farmers in Central Dry Zone of Karnataka

Sachin V. R. | Prasanta Mishra | Shridevi Valamannavar


Abstract: This profile study was conducted in the central dry zone of Karnataka during 2019-20. The survey was done with the sample size of 250 dry farmers who were sampled with the help of multistage random sampling technique. The findings of the study revealed that majority were found to be 36 to 62 years old (65.60 %), educated up to high school (32.00 %) with 3 to 26 years farming experience (51.20 %) and had 2 to 6 members in their family (86.80 %). Majority were small land holders (48.40 %) who fell in low level in case of their level of HYV index (55.60 %), level of organic manure (86.80 %), level of fertilizers (78.00 %), level of pesticides (98.80 %) and farm power mechanization (75.60 %). While, majority were found in medium level in case of their extension contact (58.40 %), mass media utilization (56.40 %), economic motivation (84.00 %), management orientation (69.20 %), achievement motivation (67.60 %), level of aspiration (93.20 %), decision making pattern (62.00 %) and innovativeness (72.80 %). Whereas, majority fell in high level in case of their level of rain water harvesting and moisture conservation measures (50.80 %), change proneness (64.00 %), risk orientation (76.40 %) and farming commitment (62.80 %).


Keywords: Dry farmers, Karnataka, profile study, central dry zone


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022,


Pages: 1409 - 1414


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