Authors

1 M.Sc Student Agricultural Extension and Education Department, College of Agriculture, Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Agricultural Extension and Education Department, College of Agriculture, Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran

3 M.Sc Student.Agricultural Extension and Education Department, College of Agriculture, Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran

4 M.Sc Student Agricultural Extension and Education Department, College of Agriculture, Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran.

5 M.Sc Student, Agricultural Extension and Education Department, College of Agriculture, Yasuj University, Yasuj, Iran

Abstract

Nowadays, thousands tons of chemicals material are used to increase agricultural production that provides a risky situation for the communities. Recently, biological or organic agriculture is considered to get rid of such problems. But this style of agriculture is facing with many difficulties and challenges. This study was performed in three phases by using Delphi method. In this regard, the statistical population of the study were 32 experts of Jihad Agricultural Organization of Kohkiluyeh Va Buyer Ahmad Province, Iran. The results show that, regarding economic barriers, lack of governmental support; regarding social - cultural barriers, lack of consumption culture of organic products and regarding the political and administrative barriers, lack of clear policies and legislation in the field of organic farming are the main obstacles. Weakness in the education system for the production and consumption of organic products is also among the highest priorities in educational barriers. Education and culturalization in the field organic agriculture and appointing a special organization for this purpose seems to be essential. [Masoud Samian et al. Educational, Social, Economical Barriers of Organic Agriculture Implementation. International Journal of Agricultural Science, Research and Technology in Extension and Education Systems, 2012; 2(4):165-170].

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