Impact of Farmers Training Programmes Conducted by KVK, Chikkaballapura District, Karnataka

Publication Date : 09/12/2016

Author(s) :

Manjula,N. , Geetha,M.Yankanchi , Manjunath Gowda.

Volume/Issue :
Volume 2
Issue 12
(12 - 2016)

Abstract :

A study was conducted to analyze the impact of farmers training programmes conducted by KVK, Chikkaballapura district from 2011 to 2014 on the five areas namely, crop production, plant protection, horticulture production, sericulture, and processing and value addition. In the study, the ex-post facto research design was used covering 60 respondents. The results revealed that, on an average, the complete knowledge level was observed up to 75 per cent and partial knowledge to the extent of 25.00 per cent. With respect to adoption level, on an average, 63.33 per cent of the participants had adopted completely, and 35.00 per cent showed low adoption of the technologies learnt in the training programmes. The results with respect to spread of learnt technologies to the neighbouring farmers indicated that, every trained participant taught on an average of eight other neighbouring farmers and among the eight, seven neighbouring farmers adopted the technologies learnt from the trainee.

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