Survey Data on Farmers Awareness, Perception level towards Futures Market

Published: 29 December 2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/r25hvr4p75.1
S Srinivasan Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research


A survey was carried out with 314 Chillies farmers at Ramanathapuram District of TamilNadu, 383 Turmeric Cultivators in the Erode District of TamilNadu and 221 Cardamom growers in Theni District of TamilNadu to understand the information sources used by the farmers for taking pricing decisions , the awareness level and perception towards commodity futures market and preference towards usage of marketing alternatives in selling their produce. The data is in the SPSS file format(.sav) where the variables used along with the coded data set is available. The details of the variables used and the scale are given in the data.


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The data can be used for measuring the farmers' awareness and perception towards futures market. It can be used by researchers who are interested in knowing the marketing behaviour of spice farmers in TamilNadu. The data were collected during the period February 2015 to March 2016. Future researchers can add other risk management techniques for farmers for data collection. The data set will be helpful for any researcher interested in studying farmers welfare.


Agricultural Economics, Financial Econometrics, Agricultural Finance, Information