Adoption Issues of Agriculture Technology in Rural Areas of Tehsil Faisalabad

HINA TARIQ, FOUZIA NAVEED, BUKHATAWAR KHAN

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Agricultural development in Pakistan, yield enhancing and natural resources conserving technologies are mainly required only adoption of advance agriculture technology. The present study was explore to identify the adoption issues of agriculture technology in rural areas of Tehsil Faisalabad. The study was identifying the problems regarding adoption of agriculture technology in rural areas. Descriptive analysis was used for exploring the adoption issues of agriculture technology in rural areas of Tehsil Faisalabad. Multistage sampling technique was applied for data collection. First of all one tehsil (Tehsil Faisalabad) was selected, two union councils (UC-172 and UC-158) were selected randomly then six villages (Dial Gar, Talianwala & Talwandi from UC-172 and Chak # 64, Chak # 65 & Chak # 67/JB from UC-158) were selected randomly and at the last stage 180 respondents were selected randomly from the selected villages. Data were collected with the help of a well-designed interview schedule. Data were analyzed by using SPSS software. It was concluded that low education, marginal farmers, low income and large family size of the respondents were the main hurdles in the adoption of new agricultural technology and negatively affected on adoption of new agricultural technology. So, Govt. should take reasonable steps through Agricultural departments. Agri. Officers should arrange workshops in villages to provide awareness regarding using of innovative technologies for the development in agriculture sector. Government should provide awareness regarding adoption issues of agri. technologies through print and electronic media.


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