Communication Behaviour of Dairy Farmers in Hilly Areas

Abstract views: 11 / PDF downloads: 0


  • R. P. Sahu N. K. Singh and M. P. Singh


The present study was conducted during 2013 in the Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand. Six villages namely Karala,
Pasdev, Tana, Bhatkhola, Matela and Kholseer were selected randomly. From each village 20 farmers were selected. The
study revealed that most potential information sources were personal localite channels as the extent use of these channels
was 59.60 per cent. Whereas, farmers used mass media and personal cosmopolite channels up to 47.55 and 44.33 per cent,
respectively for obtaining the information on recommended dairy technology. Over all data shows that among the various
sources of information, neighbours (75.00%), progressive farmers (73.33%), television (71.66%), local leader (60.00%),
SMS/Scientist (58.33%) and radio (56.66%) were mostly used by the farmers to obtain information for betterment of
dairy farming.






How to Cite

Communication Behaviour of Dairy Farmers in Hilly Areas. (2014). Indian Journal of Extension Education, 50(1&2), 96-99.