Year: 2023 | Month: December | Volume 10 | Issue 4

Impact of Integrated Farming Systems on the Socio-economic Status and Profitability of the Farmers in Western Plain Zone of Uttar Pradesh, India

Gaurav Tomer Harendra Pratap Singh Chaudhary Lovepreet Singh and Shamsher Singh


The farming system is an integrated set of activities that farmers perform on their farms under their resources
and circumstances to maximize the productivity and net farm income on a sustainable basis. The present study
was conducted to identify the socio-economic status of the farmers practising sugarcane and rice-based farming
systems in Western Plain Zone of Uttar Pradesh. The study was carried out in fifteen villages of three sampled
districts of WPZ of Uttar Pradesh using Multistage purposive-cum random sampling. Results reveals that most
of the farmers studied up to junior high level, belonging to middle age group, OBC category, nuclear family type,
agriculture with livestock was the major source of income, tubewell and canal for the irrigation source. Highest
number of milch animals were found in sugarcane-based farming system as compare to rice-based farming system and per annum income and investment was highest on sugarcane-based farming system.

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