Management in Extension Systems
1. Determinants of Farm Record Keeping among Small Scale Poultry Farmers in Kogi State, Nigeria

M. K Ibrahim; R. S Adisa; T. A Ahmed; O Ebenehi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, Pages 185-189

Abstract
  The study examined the factors influencing farm record keeping among small scale poultry farmers in zone A axis of the Kogi ADP comprising of -Yagba- East, Yagba-West, Kabba-Bunnu, Ijumu, and Mopamuro Local Government Areas. Using a three stage random sampling technique, 120 poultry farmers spread ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
2. Small-scale Farmers’ Attitude and Problems regarding One House One Farm Approach for their Livelihoods Improvement

Md. Golam Farouque; Md. Mojammel Haque; Debashish Sarker Dev

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, Pages 191-197

Abstract
  Increasing population growth and decreasing land ratio made it difficult for rural people of Bangladesh to maintain their livelihood. Especially the small-scale farmers find it trickier using their scarce resources. One House One Farm approach(OHOF) is designed to utilize the house and farm resources ...  Read More

3. Identify Variables Affecting Rural Participation in Forest Cooperatives (A case study of Ilam city)

Amin Ghorbani; Mohsen Mousaei; Mohammadbagher Arayesh

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, Pages 199-210

Abstract
  The current research is an applied research, which uses field data and descriptive-correlation and causal-correlation design to analyzing the relationships between variables. This study was an attempt to identify variables affecting rural participation in cooperatives forest by-products in Ilam. ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
4. Impact of Feed Sources and Feeding System on Milk Production and Marketing in the Babille District of East Hararghe Zone, Ethiopia

Ajabush Dafar; Bedasa Eba Tebeje

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, Pages 211-219

Abstract
  The aim of this article was to investigate the impact of feed sources and feeding system on milk production and milk marketing in the Babille district of Eastern Hararghe zone. Data were collected using a structured questionnaire which was administered to 152 randomly selected sample dairy cow keepers ...  Read More

5. IImpact of Women Empowerment on Food Security among Rural Households in Kwara State, Nigeria

Azeez Muhammad-Lawal; Kemi Funmilayo Omotesho; Oluwaremilekun Jimoh; Nimat M Abdulraheem; Lvie Loreta Olaghere

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, Pages 221-230

Abstract
  The study investigated the impact of women empowerment on food security in Kwara State, Nigeria. Specifically, the study assessed the levels of food security and women empowerment in the study area as well as examined the relationship between both. Also, constraints on women empowerment in the study ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
6. 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

Abstract
  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