Association between personal attributes with level of knowledge and extent of adoption about improved animal husbandry practices

Journal of Extension System
Year: 2020 (Dec), Volume: (36), Issue. (2)
First page: (70) Last page: (74
Online ISSN: 2582-273X
Print ISSN: 0970-2989
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Association between personal attributes with level of knowledge and extent of adoption about improved animal husbandry practices

D. K. Meena1, Rati Mukteswar*2, R.K. Meena3, V.S. Meena4and N.C. Pant5

1,3,4&5 Assistant Professor, College of Agriculture, Bharatpur, SKNAU, Jobner2Assistant Professor, CCSHAU, Hisar

Corresponding author email id: rmhau@gmail.com

Online Published:
21 Jun 2021

Received:
3 Aug 2020

Accepted:
4 Nov 2020

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ABSTRACT

The present investigation was concerned with Uttari Rajasthan Sahkari Dugdh Utpadak Sangh Limited (URMUL) Bikaner of Rajasthan to find out the adoption of improved animal husbandry practices by the farmer. URMUL dairy Bikaner rank sixth in terms of milk collecting union and consist of 32 milk procurement routes, out of which eight routes and one dairy cooperative society were selected on the basis of highest milk collection routes. The information was gleaned from 160 respondents i.e., 80 members and 80 non- members by applying random techniques. There was significant association between different variable viz., age, education, size of land holding, family type and family size with knowledge level as well as extent of adoption of member, non-member and overall respondents. Personal attribute of respondents like caste had no association with knowledge level and extent of adoption in Bikaner of Rajasthan.

Keywords

Animal husbandry, adoption, Knowledge, personal attributes.