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.
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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