Study of Technological Knowledge Level about Watershed Practices in Morena District of Madhya Pradesh,India

Anil Kulshrestha, S. Sen and Y.K. Singh


Level of the knowledge various watershed technologies by the farmers was studied in purposively selected watershed area in Morena district of Madhya Pradesh during 2010-11. A remarkable variation in the level of the knowledge of the various watershed practices was observed. The results of the study showed that knowledge level of farmers about soil conservation practices was low as compared to the rest of the selected practices. Further results indicate that level of knowledge of watershed technologies was associated with variables like education, size of family, size of land holding, annual income, occupation, attitude towards watershed programme, irrigation facilities, credit facilities, agricultural innovations and communication sources.

Keyword: Watershed technologies; A

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