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International Journal of Chemical Studies

Vol. 5, Issue 3 (2017)
Knowledge and constraints of farmers about organic farming


Author(s): KC Damor and KG Khadayata

Abstract: The study was undertaken to obtain information of knowledge level about organic farming and constraints faced by farmers in organic farming in Anand district of Gujarat state. In the study less than half (44.16 per cent) of the respondent, had high level of knowledge regarding organic farming, while 33.33 per cent of respondents, had very high level of knowledge regarding organic farming. Major constraints faced by farmers are lack of special administrative setup to promote organic farming (60.00 per cent), lack of price awareness regarding and availability of organic food in people (58.34 per cent), lack of marketing network for organic products (54.16 per cent) respectively. In conclusion there is need to be promote extension workers should concentrate to increase the education, attitude and annual income for promotion of knowledge level about organic farming. Subject Matter Specialists, Veterinary Doctors, Agricultural Extension Officers should visit the village and guide them to solve the problem of the farmers.

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KC Damor, KG Khadayata. Knowledge and constraints of farmers about organic farming. Int J Chem Stud 2017;5(3):522-524.
International Journal of Chemical Studies