knowledge level of dairy farmers about scientific dairy practices in Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir

knowledge level of dairy farmers about scientific dairy practices in Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir

Title: knowledge level of dairy farmers about scientific dairy practices in Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir

Authors: Jaspal Singh, Pranav Kumar and Amandeep Singh

Source: Ruminant Science (2018)-7(1):117-122.

Cite this reference as: Singh Jaspal, Kumar Pranav and Singh Amandeep (2018). Knowledge level of dairy farmers about scientific dairy practices in Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir. Ruminant Science 7(1):117-122.

Abstract

Present study was conducted in 12 villages of Jammu district by personally interviewing 120 dairy farmers through a pre-tested interview schedule to assess the knowledge level of dairy farmers pertaining to scientific dairy practices. The study revealed that majority of the respondents (69.16%) had medium level of knowledge followed by the respondents with low level of knowledge (15.83%) and almost the same percent of respondents have high level of knowledge (15.00%). The study of co-relation between socio-personal, socio-economic and communication variables of the respondents showed that variables like education (0.324), livestock ownership (0.301) and mass media exposure (0.157) were significantly and positively co-related with the knowledge level. Whereas, variables like age (0.038), gender (0.149), training related to improved/scientific dairy (0.349) and extension contact (0.262) were found to be negatively but significantly co-related with the knowledge level of the dairy farmers at 0.05% level of probability.

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