Gujarat Journal of Extension Education (ISSN 2322-0678)

Title: KNOWLEDGE OF TRIBAL FARMERS TOWARDS ORGANIC FARMING PRACTICES

Authors: Neeta Kalasariya, R. M. Naik and Rakesh Karravula

Publisher: Society of Extension Education Gujarat

Keywords: knowledge, tribal farmers, correlation and organic farming

Volume: 33

Issue: 2

Year: June 2022

DOI: https://doi.org/10.56572/gjoee.2022.33.2.0004

Abstract: The present study was conducted in Dangs district of South Gujarat during the year 2020. All of the 3 talukas of the Dangs district were covered under the study. Twelve villages were selected through proportionate random sampling. From each village ten tribal farmers were selected through simple random sampling. Hence, the total respondents were 120. The result was found that tribal farmers had a majority of respondents had medium level of the knowledge of organic farming and extension contact, scientific orientation and mass media exposure were found positively and highly significantly associated at 1 per cent level of probability whereas, education, farm experience, annual income, social participation, economic motivation, risk orientation, management orientation and occupation are positively and significantly associated at 5 per cent level of probability with their knowledge regarding organic farming.

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