International Journal of Home Science
2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 2, PART H
Awareness of farmers regarding climate change
Author(s): Prachi Patel, Dr. Sangeeta Gupta
The present study “ Awareness of farmers regarding climate change” was carried in two blocks of Kanpur Nagar, in each block three villages were randomly selected in each village 25 respondents were randomly selected so 150 respondents were selected randomly. Out of total respondents 53.3 per cent of farmers belonged to 50 years and above age group, whereas 31.3 per cent of the respondents were educated up to primary level. It was found that 66 per cent respondents belonged to OBC group, whereas, 92 per cent respondents belongs to Hindu religion with 65.3 per cent respondents involved in agriculture as their main occupation while 67.3 per cents respondents holds marginal land area. The 87.3 per cent of respondents were fully aware that Human and Animal health problems are increasing. The study reveals that farmers were aware about the increasing pollution in the atmosphere and weather has become unpredictable. As a result of climate change, there is increase in operational cost due to increased expenditure on inputs like seeds, chemical, labour, etc which affects the income from agriculture.
How to cite this article:
Prachi Patel, Dr. Sangeeta Gupta. Awareness of farmers regarding climate change. International Journal of Home Science. 2020; 6(2): 463-465.