Extension Planning
1. Effective Strategies in Marketing Development of Agricultural Products

Solieman Rasouliazar; Milad Perani; Loghman Rashiedpour

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, Pages 211-220

Abstract
  This fact that marketing can encourage farmers to produce and their products better introduce to compete in the sell market and with market-friendly products to know better is important. The farmer who is not familiar with the importance of marketing and its technology will not be able to succeed in ...  Read More

Rural and Agricultural Sociology
2. Effects of Agricultural Child Labour on Children’s Perception of Farming Occupation in Delta State, Nigeria

Albert Ofuoku; Angela Izukanne Emodi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, Pages 221-230

Abstract
  This study examined the effects of agricultural child labour on children’s perception of farming occupation in Delta State, Nigeria. A total of 336 respondents comprising of 112 farming household heads and 224 children in the selected households were used for the study.Farming activities of the ...  Read More

Information Technology in Agriculture
3. The Effect of Broadcast Digitalization on Agricultural Information Dissemination in Nigeria.

Akinbode Okunola

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, Pages 231-234

Abstract
  Broadcast digitalization with its enormous benefits to the broadcasting industry will improve the quality of content of programs delivered by television stations. Africa has a switchover date of June, 2017. For Nigerians to have access to television broadcast once the switch over is completed, they must ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
4. Analysis of Farmers’ Feedback on Agricultural Development Project’s (ADP’S) Performances in Kogi State, Nigeria

Adejo Grace; Saliu J.; Adejo P. Emmanuel

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, Pages 236-244

Abstract
  his study investigated the farmers’ feedback on Agricultural Development Project’s (ADP’s) performance. The study was carried out in Kogi State, Nigeria. Interview schedules were used to collect data from 160 contact farmers and 80 field extension workers who were randomly selected ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
5. Economics of Leafy Vegetable Production among Pastoralists in Kwara State, Nigeria

Olubunmi Omotesho; Abdulazeez Muhammed-Lawal; Abdulrashid Abdulganiyu; Khadijat Amolegbe

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, Pages 245-252

Abstract
   Degradation of grassland and the environment restricting access to grazing resources increased pastoral vulnerability to drought and loss of livestock assets which pose threat to pastoral based livelihoods. In respond to these threats many pastoral communities diversify their livelihood to agro-pastoralism. ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
6. Mechanisms for the Development of Human Resources in Khouzestan Sugarcane Agro Industrial Company

Neda Nasir pour; Azadeh N. Noorivandi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, Pages 253-257

Abstract
  The purpose of this research was identifying mechanisms for the development of human resources in Khouzestan sugarcane agro industrial company, Iran. This is an applied study and the research method was descriptive correlative. The population consisted of employees working in the sugarcane agro industrial ...  Read More

Rural and Agricultural Sociology
7. Labour Migration and Rural Agricultural Production in Southwestern Nigeria

Odeleye Taiwo Grace

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, Pages 259-264

Abstract
  In recent years, Nigeria witnessed significant labour migration coupled with reduction in rural agricultural productivity. Youths abandoned farms for ventures with high returns and less drudgery in cities thus labour availability in peak agricultural seasons became scarce. The declining farm population ...  Read More