A.VINEETHA, V. SAILAJA, P.V.SATYAGOPAL, V.SUMATHI AND S.V.PRASAD
Department of Agricultural Extension, S.V Agricultural College, ANGRAU, Tirupati-517502, Chittoor (Dist.), Andhra Pradesh
The present investigation was carried out to study the profile characteristics of groundnut farmers in Anantapuramu district of Andhra Pradesh. Ex-post facto research design was followed for the study and a sample of 120 respondents were drawn. The results of the study revealed that most of the respondents were middle aged (44.16%), middle to high school educated (55.83%), had less than 2.5 acres of area under groundnut cultivation (55.83%), had medium experience in groundnut cultivation (65.00%), medium annual income (60.00%), medium material possession (81.66%), medium extension contact (66.66%), medium trainings received (45.00%), medium agricultural inputs acquisition pattern(75.00%)and medium social participation(52.50%).
Profile characteristics, groundnut farmers, extension contact