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Adoption of Improved Dairy Husbandry Practices among the Tribal Farmers in Upper North Bank of Brahmaputra Valley in Assam

U.R. Tamuli and B. Borthakur

Department of Extension Education, Lakhimpur College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Joyhing, North Lakhimpur, Assam – 787051

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal July 2020: 97 (7) - pages 9 to 11
(Received: February, 2016, Accepted: April, 2020)


The study in three districts of Assam indicated the 59.97 % of overall extent of adoption of improved dairy husbandry practices. The study brought out the need to educate the farmers on health care and value addition of milk. The capacity building should be organized considering the socio-economic conditions of dairy farmers. The independent variables considered in the present study explained about 34% variation (r2 = 0.34) in adoption of the improved dairy husbandry practices

Key Words: Adoption, dairy farmers, husbandry practices, socio-economic characteristics

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