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Pawar N.,CCSHAU Krishi Vigyan Kendra | Godara A.S.,C. D. L. U | Grover R.K.,Directorate of Human Resource Management
Annals of Agri Bio Research | Year: 2012

The present study was conducted to study the extent of labour use pattern and the growth of labour use in Haryana agriculture (kharif and rabi seasons) over a period of 20 years (1990-2010). The study was based on the reports of Senior Extension Specialists (Farm Management), presented and discussed in the Agricultural Officers' Workshop (kharif and rabi seasons) each year, published by Directorate of Extension Education, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. The data on the number of human, bullock and tractor hours used for various farm operations for important kharif and rabi crops were collected for the period 1990-2010. The results of the study revealed that the farm mechanization gave a boost to the labour employment in Haryana agriculture. However, the expenditure on human labour as well as hiring of tractor power increased to a considerable extent. Source


Chahal P.K.,CCSHAU Krishi Vigyan Kendra | Chahal V.P.,CCSHAU Krishi Vigyan Kendra | Chahal R.,CCSHAU Krishi Vigyan Kendra | Yadav K.K.,CCSHAU Krishi Vigyan Kendra | Singh B.,CCSHAU Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Annals of Agri Bio Research | Year: 2014

The present study involves the collection of various communication tools which are developed by the Depatment of Agriculture to disseminate the agricultural technology among the farmers and to make analysis of these tools whether these are effectively treated or not. These were evaluated with the help of well structured evaluation performed on the basis of most appropriate, somewhat appropriate and not appropriate scores as 3, 2 and 1, respectively. The results revealed that all the communication tools (pamphlets, booklets, charts and video film) were evaluated to be most appropriate in all the sub-sections of each communication tool. So, it was concluded from the study that message was well treated and could be used for dissemination of information regarding the latest agricultural technology among the farmers or other beneficiaries. The package can also be used by the researchers, non-governmental organizations which are working in rural areas and by other educated groups. Source

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