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Articles by M. Akhtar Hossain
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  M. Akhtar Hossain , F. Islam , M. Robiul Alam , M.S.H. Molla and M.O. Hoque
  The average family size 5.10 and effective family member of all farm category 2.33 was found in project farmers (PF). While the average family size 4.87 and effective family member 2.67 was recorded in non-project farmers (NPF). Average 42.33 and 53.33% in project farm and 64.33 and 18% farmers in non-project farm were found in between education level I-V and VI -X. Average 17.67% farmers were reported illiterates in non-project farm. About 62% farmers in project farm replied that agriculture+business was their main occupation while 72% replied only agriculture was main occupation. A total 27 different modern technologies were used by project farmers whereas non-project farmers used only 8 both traditional and improved technologies in agriculture production. Marginal farmers used highest numbers of technologies in homestead area compared to small and medium farmers. Yield was found 217% higher by the PF of medium group than non-project farmers due to use of new technologies at different production units by the project farmers. The results indicated that higher yield was possible to the project farmers by adopting or using new technologies and resources. Farm income was higher (Tk. 44095/farm/year) with the project farmers than that of non-farm project (Tk. 37770/farm/year). Cash balance of the project farmers was also found higher than that of non-project farmers.
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