Interaction Mechanism at Farm House Hold level in Bundelkhand Region of Uttar Pradesh

S.B. Pal, A.K. Singh and Lakhan Singh


The extension is now becoming more diversified more technology intensive and more demand driven. This requires the extension worker at the cutting edge level to be master of so many trades. It requires empowering farmers to share and utilize the latest technological information among villagers for quick transfer of technologies. Bundelkhand region has very limited resources and communication facilities with rainfed situation. The study was conducted to understand and explore the mechanism of interaction among farmers at farm household level in Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh in 2002. The study showed no organized way of interaction among farmers at farm household level. Agriculture and animal husbandry were found on second priority as compared to social, political and familiar issues. Organized meetings were utilized by very few numbers of farmers, which need to be improved. Personal contact and field visits were the major means of sharing information by the farmers. There is an urgent need to sensitize farmers to interact on the issues related to horticulture and animal husbandry more frequently

Keyword: Extension worker; Cutting

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