Perception of Farmers towards Soil Health Card Recommendations in East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh
Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, Volume 40, Issue 11,
Realizing the importance of Soil Health Card as a tool for efficient nutrient management, the decision to participate in new agricultural technologies depends on farmer’s perception which does a key determinant in influencing adoption and importance of the soil health card. The present study was undertaken during the year 2018-19 in East Godavari districts of Andhra Pradesh with a sampling of 200 farmers based on number of respondents who had soil health cards. The main objective of the study is to find out the significant relationship between the profile characteristics and the perception of the farmers on SHC recommendations. The data indicated that majority of the respondent (47 percent) from middle age group with majority (59 percent) of the respondents was educated up to primary school showing almost (94.5 percent) respondents had farming as occupation. From the results it is evident that half of the respondents (54 percent) had medium level of perception followed by high level of perception (28.5 percent) and low level of perception observed is 17.5 percent. The majority of respondents had a moderate level of perception regarding the suggestions on soil health cards and their application, according to the aforementioned data. Further, it also found that extension contact had positive and significant relationship with the perception about soil health card recommendations.
- Profile characters
- soil health card
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Available: https://doi.org/ 10.1016/j.foodpol.2018.08.005.
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