1. Analysis of Technology Attributes Influencing Non - Adoption of Apiary Production Technologies: The Case IFAD Bee Farmers in Cross River State, Nigeria

Nwaobiala .; Chioma Udo

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 177-184

      Beekeeping as a technology package disseminated to target farmers in Nigeria seems to suffer setbacks ranging from negative perception of farmers about the technology to technical contents of the package. This study therefore analyzes the technology attributes that ...  Read More

2. Identify the Barriers to the Application of Precision Agriculture in Khouzestan Province, Iran

Atefeh Yazdanifar

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 185-189

  The purpose of this study is to identify the barriers of application of precision farming in the view of agricultural researchers in Khouzestan province. The research method was survey. Agricultural researchers in Khouzestan province considered as statistical population (N=136). All researchers considered ...  Read More

3. Investigating the Relationship between University Education and Agricultural Students' Entrepreneurial Spirit

Reza Movahedi; Samadollah Ghanbari

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 191-196

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between university education and agricultural students' entrepreneurial spirit. To do this study, 150 samples were selected by using stratified random sampling methods among senior students both on graduated and undergraduates levels ...  Read More

4. Analyzing Farm Operations Cooperation Groups in Central Agricultural Zone of Delta State Nigeria

Albert Ukaro Ofuoku

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 197-204

    T he purpose of this study was to examine farm operations cooperation groups in Central Agricultural Zone of Delta State, Nigeria. All the members of the six  selected groups were used for the study. The data which were collected with the use of questionnaire and interview schedule were ...  Read More

5. Factors Influencing Adoption of Improved Cassava Processing Technologies by Rural Women in Enugu State, Nigeria

Asadu A.N.; Agwu A.E.; Chah J.M.; Enwelu I.A

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 205-210

    T he study examined factors influencing the adoption of improved cassava processing technologies. Interview schedule was used to collect information from 100 rural women involved in cassava processing. The average age of the respondents was 51 years and majority (77%) had formal education. The ...  Read More

6. 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

7. Comparative Study of Interpersonal and Mass Media Usage among Rural Farmers in Kogi State

Adejoh S. O.; Adejo P.E.; Edoka M.H.

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 215-220

    This study compared the use of interpersonal and mass media channels of communication among rural farmers in Kogi State, Nigeria. The specific objectives were to describe the socio economic characteristics of the farmers, determine the influence of socioeconomic characteristics on the usage of ...  Read More

8. Information Communication Technologies in Agricultural Extension Delivery of Agricultural Transformation Agenda

Nlerum F.E; Onowu E.O.

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 221-228

    The study examined the role of information communication technologies in extension delivery of Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA) of Nigeria.  The objectives were to: examine the agricultural extension delivery of ATA; identify ICTs relevant in agricultural extension and application ...  Read More