An Study of Satisfaction Level Among the Farmers Regarding Contract Farming – a Case of North India

17 Pages Posted: 30 May 2011

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Sanjeet Singh

UCRD, Chandigarh University; Chandigarh University

Gagan Deep Sharma

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha (GGSIP) University

Mandeep Mahendru

Gian Jyoti Institute of Management & Technology

Date Written: March 9, 2011

Abstract

The contracting of crops has existed from time immemorial. In ancient Greece the practice was widespread, with specified percentages of particular crops being a means of paying tithes, rents and debts.1 during the first century, China also recorded various forms of sharecropping. In the United States as recently as the end of the nineteenth century, sharecropping agreements allowed for between one-third and one-half of the crop to be deducted for rent payment to the landowner. The present studies have been concentrate on the satisfaction level of the farmers of Punjab regarding the contract farming and compare the companies involve in the contract farming. The sample size of 100 farmers has been chosen from the different region of the Punjab and data collected with the help of structured questionnaire filled by the samples. The data has been evaluated and presented with the help of graphs, tables, Mean, Standard deviation. The data presented in the percentage for the findings of the evaluation with the help of tables and figures.

Keywords: contract farming, crops, companies, Punjab, farmers, satisfaction, mean

Suggested Citation

Singh, Sanjeet and Sharma, Gagan Deep and Mahendru, Mandeep, An Study of Satisfaction Level Among the Farmers Regarding Contract Farming – a Case of North India (March 9, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1854246 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1854246

Sanjeet Singh (Contact Author)

UCRD, Chandigarh University ( email )

National Highway 95
Chandigarh, 140413
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Chandigarh University ( email )

Gharuan
Mohali
Mohali, Punjab 140413
India

Gagan Deep Sharma

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha (GGSIP) University ( email )

Sector 16 C,
Dwarka
Delhi, Delhi 110078
India

Mandeep Mahendru

Gian Jyoti Institute of Management & Technology ( email )

Phase - II
Mohali, Punjab
India

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