Year: 2022 | Month: December | Volume 8 | Issue 2
Adoption of Improved Dairy Farming Practices: A Study in Kumaon Division of Uttarakhand
The dairy farming has been considered as a potential means of employment and socio economic development for people in rural areas. Uttarakhand trails behind from highest milk producing states due to less growth rate in milk production, focused should be given to the improved dairy farming to increase milk production and development of dairy industry. The present study was conducted in Kumaon division of Uttarakhand state. Udham Singh Nagar district was purposively selected as locale of study because it has highest milk production in Kumaon division. For the selection of block, Rudrapur and Sitarganj blocks were selected by chit method of Simple Random Sampling. Two villages were selected from each selected block by random sampling. Total 100 respondents from these villages were selected. Majority of the respondents have overall medium extent of adoption of improved dairy farming practices (29-34).
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