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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(4): 58-65
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.604.008


Dissemination and Utilization of Market Information System by Farmers for Gram Crop in Bhiwani District of Haryana, India
Veer Sain*, K.K. Kundu and V.P. Mehta
Department of Agricultural Economics, Choudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar -123005, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Gram is a suitable crop in Bhiwani district of Haryana covering Siwani and Tosham Blocks were selected purposively on the basis of maximum production under gram crop. Further, Bhiwani, Dadri, Siwani and Tosham markets were selected for the market study. Finally, 60 farmers were randomly selected from these two blocks of Bhiwani district were randomly selected. From the findings of the research study in Bhiwani district farmers, awareness on prices and arrivals in other market were of I-Rank and II-Rank and awareness on price in reference and arrival in reference market was III-Rank and IV-Rank. Contacts in other markets and fellow traders formed major sources of market information in Bhiwani district. The daily prices were compiled manually and written on the notices board for the use of the farmers visiting the market. The information is disseminated through various media like neighbors, newspapers, relatives etc. About 85.0% of farmers expressed that market information was not available in required form in Bhiwani district. Farmers have also faced difficulty on accessibility aspects (73.3%).


Keywords: Marketing Information System, Regulated market, Farmers, Bhiwani.
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Veer Sain, K.K. Kundu and Mehta, V.P. 2017. Dissemination and utilization of Market Information System by farmers for Gram crop in Bhiwani district of Haryana, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(4): 58-65. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.604.008