Impact of Greenhouse Production Technology Training on Knowledge of Farmers

Authors

  • Niteen Jaysing Thoke Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik
  • Rajaram Brijalal Patil Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik
  • Raosaheb Bhaskarrao Patil Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.26725/JEE.2019.3.31.6335-6337

Keywords:

Green House, Risk Orientation, Entrepreneurs, KVK, Knowledge, Maharashtra

Abstract

The Krishi Vigyan Kendra (Farm Science Centre), Nashik, Maharashtra organizes trainings regarding Green House Cultivation Technology for aspiring entrepreneurs willing to venture into this area. This study was undertaken to measure the impact of a training programme on knowledge of the farmers. Findings concluded that most of the respondents had shifted from low knowledge level category to middle and higher knowledge level categories after the training. There was not a single respondent in high knowledge level category before the test. There was a highly significant and positive relationship of knowledge gained by respondents with education, media exposure and risk orientation.

Author Biographies

Niteen Jaysing Thoke, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik

Krishi Vigyan KendraSubject Matter Specialist (Agril. Extension)

Rajaram Brijalal Patil, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik

Subject Matter Specialist (Agril. Engineering)

Raosaheb Bhaskarrao Patil, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik

Head, Krishi Vigyan Kendra

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Published

2020-05-29

How to Cite

Thoke, N. J., Patil, R. B., & Patil, R. B. (2020). Impact of Greenhouse Production Technology Training on Knowledge of Farmers. Journal of Extension Education, 31(3). https://doi.org/10.26725/JEE.2019.3.31.6335-6337