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Adoption of Information and Suggestions from Farmers to Overcome the Constraints in theEfficient Use of Mobile Communication Technologies to Transfer Agril. Information

Pankaj Kumar Meghwal and N.B. Jadav

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A study was conducted to find out the distribution of the respondents according to their adoption of information and to seek suggestions from farmers to overcome the constraints in the efficient use of mobile communication technologies to transfer agricultural information. Ex-post facto research design was followed. A total of 240 respondents were selected from twelve villages.One sample test of kurtosis & skewness, frequency, adoption index, rankand percentage wereused for statistical measures. The most essential information adopted by the farmers through mobile was: “Market price” with Adoption Index 79.03 per cent (I rank) and the most important suggestions offered by the farmers to overcome the constraints in the efficient use of mobile communication technologies to transfer agricultural information were: Continuous accessible network services should be made available in rural areas (79.58%) and Information should be offered in understandable local language (77.92%).

Keyword: Adoption; Agriculture; Farmers; Mobile; Suggestions;

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