The present study was conducted in Dharwad district of Karnataka, where in some parts are coming under paddy growing area and also as it comprises more rainfall with a maximum area under paddy cultivation. Fifteen SRI method paddy crop growers from each village were randomly selected to constitute the total sample size of 150. Structured interview schedule was used to collect the information through personal interview. Data was analyzed by using suitable statistical tools. The major findings of the study revealed that Paddy growers had medium (41.33%) knowledge level where as minimum of 30.67 and the least of 28.00 per cent of respondents had high and low knowledge level, respectively.