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International Journal of Advanced Engineering, Management and Science

Effects of Farm Mechanization on the Lives of Rice Farm Workers of Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija

( Vol-7,Issue-8,August - August 2021 )

Author(s): Lester Lee R. Alvaro, Maria Kristina S. Angeles, Ericson C. Celis, Violy S. Dela Cruz, Jeremie Jean DL. Ebron, Ivy V. Espiritu, Ma. Germina Esquivel-Santos

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Page No: 12-17
ijaems crossref doiDOI: 10.22161/ijaems.78.3


Agriculture, farm mechanization, income, labor productivity, rice farmworkers.


The effects of farm mechanization on the lives of rice farm laborers in Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija, were investigated in this descriptive study. Snowball sampling and a survey questionnaire with a consent form were used to collect data. Frequency count, percentages, and weighted mean were utilized to treat and analyze the data. The study's findings found that farm mechanization benefited farmer machine operators in earning more money through faster operations and that they are still regularly employed to work during cropping seasons. Despite this, the respondents see a considerable decrease in the number of rice field laborers.

Article Info:

Received: 12 Jul 2021; Received in revised form: 11 Aug 2021; Accepted: 17 Aug 2021; Available online: 23 Aug 2021

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