Gujarat Journal of Extension Education (ISSN 2322-0678)

Title: WILLINGNESS TO ADOPT FARMING AMONG AGRICULTURE DIPLOMA STUDENTS

Authors: Hemlata Saini, J. B. Patel and N. B. Chauhan

Publisher: Society of Extension Education Gujarat

Keywords: Farming, Willingness, Diploma Students, Adoption, Agriculture

Volume: 34

Issue: 2

Year: December 2022

DOI: https://doi.org/10.56572/gjoee.2022.34.2.0022

Abstract: The study was carried out in all four State Agricultural Universities of Gujarat, all eleven agriculture diploma colleges were selected from all SAUs and 20 final year students were selected from each agriculture diploma college on the basis of random sampling. Total sample was comprised 220 respondents for the study. Ex-post facto research design was used for the study. The result indicated that a slightly more than half (54.10 per cent) of the agriculture diploma students had high level of farming adopting willingness, followed by 33.63 per cent of them were with medium level of overall farming adopting willingness and 11.37 per cent of them were with very high level of farming adopting willingness. The result indicates that only 0.90 per cent of the respondents were with low level of farming adopting willingness. The farming adopting willingness of the agriculture diploma students was observed positively correlated with their academic performance, native, family size, landholding, occupation of parents and self-confidence. Whereas, it was seen negatively significant with their mother

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