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This study investigates the perceptions of farmers regarding the impact of Cost on Inputs on agricultural produce and return on investment. Utilizing SPSS data analysis, the research explores the relationships between demographic factors, such as gender, age, marital status, and monthly purchase frequency, and farmers' overall perspectives. Additionally, the study delves into specific Cost on Inputs, including investment in seeds, labour costs, transportation expenses, and additional costs for increasing the volume of produce. The findings reveal significant associations between demographic characteristics, Cost on Inputs, and farmers' perceptions, emphasizing the need for tailored interventions that account for the diverse perspectives within the farming community.
The results highlight the nuanced nature of farmers' views on various aspects of agricultural production, providing valuable insights for policymakers, agricultural extension services, and industry stakeholders. The study underscores the importance of considering individual characteristics and specific Cost on Inputs when formulating strategies to enhance agricultural practices and sustainability. By acknowledging and addressing the diverse perceptions within the farming community, this research contributes to the development of more effective policies and interventions, ultimately fostering a more resilient and equitable agricultural sector.