This paper is published in Volume-8, Issue-1, 2022
Area
Agricultural Extension
Author
Alimul Islam, Dipak Kumar Bose
Org/Univ
Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology, and Sciences, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India
Pub. Date
04 January, 2022
Paper ID
V8I1-1155
Publisher
Keywords
Sugarcane Growers, Socio-Economic Status, Psychological Characteristics

Citationsacebook

IEEE
Alimul Islam, Dipak Kumar Bose. Socio-economic characteristics of the Sugarcane growers in the Balrampur district of Uttar Pradesh, International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, www.IJARIIT.com.

APA
Alimul Islam, Dipak Kumar Bose (2022). Socio-economic characteristics of the Sugarcane growers in the Balrampur district of Uttar Pradesh. International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, 8(1) www.IJARIIT.com.

MLA
Alimul Islam, Dipak Kumar Bose. "Socio-economic characteristics of the Sugarcane growers in the Balrampur district of Uttar Pradesh." International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology 8.1 (2022). www.IJARIIT.com.

Abstract

Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) is primarily grown for its juice, which is used to make sugar. The vast majority of the world's sugarcane is grown in subtropical and tropical climates. Sugarcane is a well-established source of sugar and the current first-generation feedstock benchmark for efficient biofuel production. The current study was carried out to assess the socioeconomic characteristics of sugarcane growers in the Balrampur District, which was selected purposively. The study was carried out in selected villages of Tulsipur Tehseel in the Balrampur district of Uttar Pradesh. The samples consisted of 316 respondents who were selected through a proportionate random sampling method. The respondents were interviewed personally and data were collected through a pre-structured and pre-tested interview schedule. The study revealed that the majority of the respondents (51.58%) had middle age group, most of the respondents were illiterate (62.78%), They engaged Agriculture farming as a primary occupation and had operational landholding size up to 1 ha with income levels ranging from 75000/- it was also revealed that most of the respondents occasionally participate in social participation, 67.08 percent of the sugarcane growers had a medium level of participation in extension program, whereas 33.86 and 44.30 percent of them had a medium and low level of innovativeness respectively. It was also found that 58.86 percent of the respondents had medium cosmopolites. Respondents are interested in more information and try out new ideas and technologies within their budget and limits and also farmers who are prone to innovations will try to gather information regarding the new technology from various aspects, they wanted to learn new ways of farming, improved production technologies and want to adopt those technologies at a faster rate with maximum accuracy.
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