Impact of Contract Farming on Economic Status of the Farmers Practicing Contract Farming

  • N Harish Lecturer in Economics, Adarsha PU College, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Keywords: Contract Farming, Occupation, Land holding, Irrigation, Income, Savings, Investment, etc


This article focused on the economic impact of contract farming on respondents who are involved in contract farming. The various economic indicators of impact on contract framers are discussed. The study was conducted in two districts of Karnataka state viz., Bangalore Rural and Tumakuru. Two taluks each from each district, Tumakuru and Gubbi taluks from Tumakuru district and Nelamangala and Doddaballapura taluks from Bangalore Rural district were selected. Total three crops were selected based on simple random sampling techniques; the sample size was Gherkin 35, Tomato 35, Watermelon 10 and non-contract farmers 20 from each taluks of two districts.

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