C.M.Yadav and K.C.Naagar
The present study was conducted in Bhilwara district of Rajasthan to know the adoption level of farmers regarding dairy farming technologies. In all, 180 farmers were selected randomly from three blocks of the Bhilwara district. The result of the study indicated that adoption level of farmers regarding dry fodder (94.6%), chaffing of fodder (44.6%), colostrums feeding to newly born calves (48.6%), deworming (28.4%) and drinking water (80%) were quite high. The adoption of dairy farming technologies was positively and significantly related with thirteen independent variables viz. age, education, family size, dairy experience, organization participation, land holding, livestock possession, annual income, economic motivation, market orientation, scientific orientation and knowledge of improved dairy management practices.
Keyword: Adoption; Dairy farming; Technologies; Bhilwara; Rajasthan