Chief EditorArvind kumar
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The impact of participation in non-agricultural activities on agricultural development
First Online 30-03-2017|
In this study, the impact of participation in non- agricultural activities on agricultural development have been studied. To achieve the objectives, the data in this study is related to the years 2016-2017. The studied population consisted of all farmers of five villages adjacent to Khayyam industrial estate that includes 544 persons which have been chosen randomly as the sample. The sample size was 358 based on Cochran formula and random stratified proportional to population size was used to choose the people of these villages. The research method is Cross - sectional. The main research tool was a questionnaire in order to gather the necessary information. In order to test the hypothesis, linear regression analysis was used. The results showed that farmers’ participation in non-agricultural activities based in the industrial estate of Khayyam decreases agricultural production, reduces farmers’ incomes, reduces farmers’ demand for production inputs, reduces input purchasing power by farmers and decreases agricultural investment in the agricultural sector.
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