Gujarat Journal of Extension Education (ISSN 2322-0678)

Title: ASSOCIATION BETWEEN CHARACTERISTICS OF AWARDED FARMERS AND THEIR ENTREPRENEURIAL MAKEUP

Authors: S. A. Sipai1, S. R. Patel2 and P. C. Patel3

Publisher: Society of Extension Education Gujarat

Keywords: awarded farmers, entrepreneur, relationship

Volume: 35

Issue: 2

Year: June 2023

DOI: https://doi.org/10.56572/gjoee.2023.35.2.0008

Abstract: The present investigation was carried out in 9 districts of middle Gujarat viz. Ahemdabad, Anand, Vadodara, Kheda, Dahod, Mahisagar, Panchmahal, ChhotaUdepur and Botad which fall under the jurisdiction of Anand Agricultural University and the study revealed that amongst the sixteen independent variables, eight variables viz., education, social participation, market facility, farm media exposure, training received, extension participation, attitude and information seeking behaviour had positive and significant, while rest eight variables had non-significant relationship with entrepreneurial makeup of awarded farmers of Middle Gujarat. Out of sixteen independent variables, the variables viz., attitude, market facility, education and information seeking behaviour were acquainting influence on entrepreneurial makeup. Further, the path analysis of entrepreneurial makeup showed that attitude, extension participation and market facility were the key variables in exerting considerable direct, indirect and substantial effect on the entrepreneurial makeup of awarded farmers.

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