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Knowledge of Paddy and Irrigated Dry Crop Growers on Agricultural Implements and Machinery

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Agricultural Extension, College of Agriculture, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, INDIA

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 4, Issue (IVC-2015), Pages 6-10, (2015)


The present study entitled ‘A Study on the Agricultural Mechanization in Karimnagar District of Andhra Pradesh’ had been initiated focusing on the knowledge, extent of use, attitude and documentation of farmers innovations in agricultural implements and machinery. In the present investigation we adopted the Ex post–facto research design. Karimnagar district of Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh state was purposively selected for the study as maximum budget is allotted by the Department of Agriculture, Government of Andhra Pradesh for this district among the other Telangana districts under farm mechanization. The study was conducted in 4 villages selected from 2 mandals of Karimnagar district, which included 30 farmers from each village which has selected for the study, 120 farmers of sample were selected for the study. Majority of the large farmers had high knowledge (57.5%) regarding agriculture implements and machinery followed by medium and small farmers (45%) had low and medium knowledge.


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