2023, VOL. 9 ISSUE 3, PART B
The present study entitled “Knowledge and Attitude of Farm Women about Organic Farming in Bikaner District of Rajasthan” was undertaken to study the knowledge, attitude, extent of adoption of organic farming practices among farm women and relationship between socio economic characteristics of farm women and their knowledge about organic farming. Nokha panchayat samiti was selected purposively because the prevalence of organic farming in this panchayat samiti and a government project Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY) is also running in this area. Six villages were selected from two gram panchayats to get the sample of 120 respondents which were selected randomly. Interview schedule was used to collect the data. The study revealed that majority of the respondents belonged to other backward caste, joint family and also most of the respondents were illiterate. Majority of the respondents had medium level of knowledge about organic farming whereas maximum number of the respondents knew that rearing livestock with crop production is essential in organic farming.