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KWAME NKRUMAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS, FARM MANAGEMENT AND EXTENSION

PROJECT WORK 2009-2010 ACADEMIC YEAR

QUESTIONAIRES FOR MATERIAL COLLECTION

Date of interview:…………………………………………………

1. Name of Respondent:………………………………………………………………………. 2. Age:……………………………………………………………………………………………. 3. Gender: a. male b. Female

4. Marital status: a. Single b. Married c. Separated d. Divorced e. Widowed

5. Household Size:………………………………. 6. Educational Background. a. No education b. Primary c. JSS d.SSS/SHS

e. Middle school Leavers’ certificate

f. Tertiary

g. Technical/ Vocational

h. Others……………………………………………………………… 7. Do you have any other income earning occupation in addition to farming? 8. How many acres do you have under cultivation? 9. How much of this is used for the production of maize? 10. What percentage of your monthly income does this additional occupation contribute?

11.

Average monthly income (GH⊄)?

12. At which time of the year do you attain your highest income?

13. How is your production cycle like? 14. How long do you usually stay on the farm at each point in the production cycle?

15. Total area of land currently under cultivation:………………………

16. How do you prepare the land for cultivation?

1. Mechanical

2. Manual

17. If mechanical: What is the source of agricultural machinery and equipment used for your farm operations. a. Own b. Private hiring services c. MOFA services

d. others ………………………………..

13. If Manual: What is the source of labour for your farm operations? a. Operator labour b. Family labour c. Hired labour

14. what are some of the cultural practices you undertake on your farm? a. Weeding b. Fertilizer / manure application c. Other…………………..

15 At what times in the production cycle do you perform these cultural practices?

16. How often do you fall sick during the production cycle?

17. What are some the disease you mostly encounter?

18. How many times in the production year do you have malaria attacks?

19. When you have malaria, how many days are you not able to go to the farm?

20. When you have malaria where do you usually seek treatment? 21. Are you registered on the National Health insurance Scheme? a. Yes b. No

22.If No, how much does it cost you to treat the malaria? Hospital Pharmacist Herbalist Other

Yields

23. How much have you reaped from your fields for the past three years? Year Last year Two years ago Three years ago Yields

24. Has there been a year you didn’t have malaria?

25. What was your yield in that year?

26. What is your yield when you have malaria during the year?

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