Agricultural Extension
1. Assessment of Adoption of Improved Fish Pond Management Technologies Among Fish Growers in Benue State, Nigeria

Mtimbir Iornenge; Mlumun Ruth Asema; Yankyar Francis Ukohol

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 109-115

  The study assessed adoption of improved fish pond management technologies among fish growers in Benue State, Nigeria. Stratified, purposive and simple random sampling techniques were used in selecting 221 respondents. Primary data were collected using structured questionnaire. Data collected were analysed ...  Read More

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2. Effects of Adoption of Improved Maize Technology on Yield among Smallholder Maize Farmers in the Bawku West District of Upper East Region of Ghana

John Akumbole; Hamza Adam; Hudu Zakaria

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 19-34

  For over a decade now improved maize technology constituting a package of fourteen production recommendations have been developed and disseminated to maize farmers in the Bawku West district of the Upper East region through the district department of agriculture. This paper presents findings of a study ...  Read More

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3. Determinants of Adoption of Improved Maize Varieties in Zabzugu-Tatale Districts in the Northern Region of Ghana: A Case Study of Obaatanpa Variety

Wahab Ibn Hassan; Hamza Adam; Osman Damba Tahidu

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 231-243

  Low yield of maize continues to affect the livelihood of smallholder farmers in the Zabzugu-Tatale area despite the introduction of a high yielding Obatanpa maize variety. The study used a cross-sectional survey design with 240 randomly sampled household heads growing maize to examine determinants of ...  Read More

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4. Constraints and Adoption of Practices in poultry production in the Northern Agricultural Zone of Delta State, Nigeria

Ajieh Chuks; C. O Oyibojoba

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 59-63

  This study examined constraints and adoption in poultry production in the Northern Agricultural Zone of Delta State, Nigeria. A sample size of 80 respondents comprising of supervisors of selected farms was used for the study. Data were collected in March 2017 through the use of a structured and validated ...  Read More

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5. Analysis Gender Role and Factors Affecting Soil and Water Conservation Adoption in Kersa Districts of Eastern Hararghe Zone, Ethiopia: The Case of Fanya Juu, Soil and Stone Bund Measure

Jafer Mume Ahmed

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 49-58

  Soil conservation is the only known way to protect the productive land. In country like Ethiopia, where droughts and floods cause food scarcity problem, soil and water conservation not only increases crop yield, but also prevents further deterioration of land. Soil and water conservation preserve soil ...  Read More

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6. Impact of Farmer Field Schools on Farmer`s Adoption of Wheat Production Technical Packages in Gezira Scheme, Sudan

Ahmed Mirghani Abdel Rahman; Wisal Abd Ebrahim Babiker Mohammed

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 1-6

  The main objective of this study was to assess the impact of farmer field schools on adoption of technical packages of wheat production in Gezira Scheme, Sudan. Field survey was used to collect data from 50 FFS-participants of two schools (25 from each school), and also equal number from Non-FFS participants ...  Read More

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7. Challenges of Agroforestry Systems’ Adoption by Farmers in the North Central Zone of Nigeria

Saliu J.; Oluwagbemi T.; Ifatimehin O.

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, , Pages 161-169

  AbstractThe challenges of agroforestry systems’ adoption by farmers in the North central zone of Nigeria, was carried out to address the following objectives; find out the perception of farmers on agroforestry technologies, identify the adoption level and ascertain why farmers discontinue agroforestry ...  Read More

8. Farmers’ Perception and Adoption of Yam Minisett Technology in Anambra State

Okoro B. O.; Ajieh P. C.

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, , Pages 211-214

  This study examined farmers’ perception and adoption of yam minisett technology. The study was carried out in Anambra State, Nigeria. A sample size of 120 yam farmers was used for the study. Data were collected using a structured and validated interview schedule. Data generated for the study were ...  Read More

9. The Influence of Socio-Economic Factors on Adoption of Fish Production Technologies among Community-Based Farmers in Cross River State, Nigeria

Nwaobiala .; Chioma Udo

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2014, , Pages 131-135

  The poor performance of fishery subsector is most clearly evidenced by low adoption of fishery production technologies by farmers. The purpose of this research was analyzing influence of socio-economic factors on the adoption of fish production technologies by community-based farmers in Cross River State, ...  Read More

10. Socio-economic and Farm-level Characteristics Influencing Adoption of Rice Production Technologies in Lavun Local Government Area of Niger State, Nigeria

Umar Sheshi Isah

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, , Pages 1-6

  The study examined the socio-economic and farm level characteristics influencing adoption of rice production technologies in Lavun Local Government Area of Niger State, Nigeria. A total of 76 farmers were randomly selected from 24 villages and data were collected using interview schedule. Descriptive ...  Read More

11. Effectiveness of Technology Dissemination and Adoption among Farmers in Cross-River State, Nigeria

Agbarevo, M.N. Benjamin; Nwachukwu Ephraim. O

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2013, , Pages 192-198

  This study compared farmers’ rating of extension effectiveness in technology dissemination to the level of adoption. In conducting the study, 180 farmers participating in extension programme in Cross-River State were randomly selected through multi-stage random sampling technique. The data collected ...  Read More

12. Assessment of the Adoption Rate of Technologies among Fadama III Farmers in Adamawa State, Nigeria

Umar Adamu Madu

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2012, , Pages 195-201

  The study was conducted in Adamawa State, Nigeria. The major thrust of this study is to assess the adoption rate of technology in Fadama III project, Adamawa State, Nigeria. Fadama III is being implemented in 20 Local Government Areas (LGA) of Adamawa State. In its four years of operation, Fadama III ...  Read More

13. Transformation in Smallholder Agriculture through Intensification in Ethiopia: Determinants and Implications

Habtamu Yesigat

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, , Pages 123-128

  It is a challenge for a farmer with limited resources to decide on the production of commodities and investment in the farm. Transformation of smallholder subsistence agriculture, to market oriented value addition based agriculture is vital for poverty reduction in Ethiopia. This study was initiated ...  Read More

14. The Effective Factors on the Adoption of Biological Control in Farmers' Field School by Rice Producers: The Case of Babol Township

Hadi Moumeni Helali; Amir Ahmadpour

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2011, , Pages 201-206

  The main purpose of this research is to determine the effective factors in adopting biological control in the Farmer Field School approach. The method used in this research is descriptive-correlation and comparative, which has been done by survey. The rice farmers of the township of Babol, Mazandaran, ...  Read More

15. Determinants of Box Hive Promotion and Financial Benefits in Selected District Of Ethiopia

Workneh Abebe; Ranjan S. Karippai; Ranjitha Puskur

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2011, , Pages 137-144

  Though beekeeping is a common farming enterprise and income generating activity in Atsbi Wemberta district, and promotional efforts have been made to improve it, no systematic study has been undertaken to evaluate the promotional efforts and people’s response to it. The objectives of this study ...  Read More