Journal of
Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Agric. Ext. Rural Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2170
  • DOI: 10.5897/JAERD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 410

Article in Press

Constraints in implementation of Agricultural Technology Management Agency

Amit Kumar

The study was conducted purposively in Alwar district of Rajasthan. Three panchayat samities namely Behror, Laxmangarh and Mundawar were selected for the investigation where trainings were conducted under ATMA on mustard crop. All the respondents who have received training on mustard production technology were included for study purpose and called as beneficiary farmers, were selected randomly. Further, village-wise list of mustard growers who have not received any training regarding mustard production technology were prepared with the help of Agriculture Supervisor, Department of Agriculture. From the list, equal number of respondents that of beneficiary will be selected randomly and called as non-beneficiary respondents. In all, 100 beneficiary and 100 non-beneficiary farmers were selected making the total sample of 200 respondents. The data were analyzed by using mean percent score. The finding of the study clearly indicated that Marketing problems (59.4 MPS) were the major restraints faced by mustard growers. Majority of the mustard growers (58.50%) possessed followed by high level (21.50%) and low level (20.00%). There were practice wise as well as overall significant differences in existing farmers about mustard production technology.

Keywords: Mustard, technology, production, constraints.