Constraints Analysis of MAHAGRAPES Farmers

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  • Nikam Vinayak Ramesh , Premlata Singh , Shiv Kumar andRakesh E.S.


Mahagrapes is a marketing partner to a group of grape growers' cooperative societies in Maharashtra. It helps grape
growers in exporting their produce to European countries. The study was aimed at analysing constraints faced by
Mahagrapes members during production and export of grapes. Nashik, Sangli and Pune districts of Maharashtra were
purposively selected for data collection. Data were collected by focused group discussion and personal interview of
members and constraints were ranked using Garrett's ranking technique. The study revealed that major constraints faced
by farmers were difficulty in following recommended practices, absence of produce procurement policy, lack of price
policy for grapes by the Government, non-availability of labour during peak season and more incidence of pests and






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Constraints Analysis of MAHAGRAPES Farmers. (2014). Indian Journal of Extension Education, 50(3&4), 32-35.