Profitability of Cassava (Manihotesculenta) Production in Kebbi State

May 2017 | AJAR


Corresponding Author E-mail: armiyau13@gmail.com
Published: 22 May 2017

Abstracts


This study was conducted to analyze profitability of cassava production in Kebbi State, Nigeria. Based on intensity of cassava production, One Local Government was selected from the Four Agricultural Development Zones of Kebbi State. Simple random sampling was used in selecting the villages and the farmers. Five villages were selected from each of the four Local Government Area. Inputs-output data was collected from fifty farmers each from one Local Government, making a sample size of 200 farmers. Data analysis was done using farm budgeting analysis. The result shows that the average cost of production was ?63,900/ha and average gross-margin was ?34,400/ha. This shows that cassava production is profitable in study area.

Keywords:

cassava, production, profitability

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