Rural and Agricultural Sociology
1. Analysis of Factors Influencing Food Security Status of Female Headed Farm Households in Abia State, Nigeria

Kelechi Charles Osondu

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 1-10

Abstract
  This study analysed factors influencing food security status of female headed farm households in Abia state, Nigeria. Multistage random sampling technique was employed in selecting 240 female headed farm households from whom data were collected using structured questionnaire. Data collected were analyzed ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
2. A Survey on the Comparison between Precision and Traditional Agriculture by Budgeting Method

Maryam Gharehbeigloo; Sahar Dehyouri; Azita Zand

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 11-18

Abstract
  The present study was conducted to compare precision and traditional agriculture by budgeting technique. Its statistical population consists of 210 experts in agricultural jihad organization of Qom province. The validity of Questionnaire as research tool ware confirmed by professors while its reliability ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
3. 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

Abstract
  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

Rural and Agricultural Sociology
4. Determinants of Vulnerability to Poverty among Rice Farmers: A Case Study of Nasarawa Rice Hub, Nigeria

Babatunde Olanrewaju; Opeyemi Gbenga; Zubair Idris

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 35-41

Abstract
  The study examined factors influencing rice farmers` vulnerability to poverty, identified coping strategies employed by farmers to manage livelihood shocks that predisposes them to poverty and determined the impact of poverty on rice production in Nasarawa state, Nigeria. The study was carried out in ...  Read More

Management in Extension Systems
5. Analysis the Effective Components on Participation of Villagers in Implementation of Watershed Management Projects in Mahabad Dam Watershed

Solieman Rasouliazar; Saeid Fealy Nahavand

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 43-54

Abstract
  The general purpose of this descriptive-correlation study is to analysis the effective components on participation of villagers in implementation of watershed management projects in Mahabad Dam watershed. The data collection tool was a questionnaire. Validity and reliability of the questionnaire were ...  Read More

Agricultural Education
6. Assessment of the Usage of Liquid Fertilizer Technology in Dry Season Vegetable Production in Nigeria

Ivie Loretta Olaghere; Olubunmi Omotesho

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 55-63

Abstract
  The use of liquid fertilizer as an alternate means of improving soil fertility has the possibility of increasing the quality and quantity of food crops. Specifically, this study was designed to examine the level of usage of liquid fertilizer among the dry season vegetable farmers; determine the intensity ...  Read More