Effectiveness of Distance Education Programme on Dairy Farming
T. Senthilkumar and N. K. Sudeep Kumar
Vol 7(6), 109-117
A study was conducted to analyze the economic benefits and effectiveness of distance education course on dairy farming among the learners. A total of 100 learners were selected randomly as respondents from the total of 221 learners who have completed the course during 2000-2005. The data were collected from the respondents through personal interviews and analyzed. All the respondents who underwent dairy farming course had increased their farm size, achieved body weight gain in their adult animals and young ones, reduced disease incidence and mortality and improved sale of animals and positive change in the net value of stock, which all implied that the knowledge and skills gained through the course helped the farmers to get enhanced farm benefits.
Keywords : Distance Education Dairy Farming Learners Benefits Effectiveness
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