Agricultural Extension
1. Willingness and Motivation of Nigerian Youth to Pursue Agricultural Careers After Graduation

Grace Inegbedion; Md. Mofakkarul Islam

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 55-69

Abstract
  Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has the world’s highest proportion of young population and there has been widespread interest in and calls for engaging this youth in agricultural occupations for achieving sustainable agricultural development and food security in the region. Yet, very little is known if ...  Read More

Extension and Economic
2. Analysis of Risks in Financing Agriculture a Case of Agricultural Cooperatives in Benue State, Nigeria

Odey Ogah; Felix Ikyereve; Francis Ogebe

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 81-86

Abstract
  The study analyzed risks in financing agriculture by agricultural cooperatives in Benue State, Nigeria and use research questionnaires for data collection. A multistage sampling technique was used to select the sample of 210 respondents from 21 agricultural cooperatives. Descriptive and inferential statistics ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
3. Training Needs of Agricultural Extension Agents in Delta State, Nigeria

Ajieh P. C; Ulakpa J. E

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 65-70

Abstract
  This study examined the training needs of agricultural extension agents in Delta State, Nigeria. A sample of 102 respondents was drawn from extension agents in the States’ Agricultural Development Programme (ADP), Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources (MANR) and the FADAMA Programme. Data ...  Read More

Rural Youth Education
4. Extent of Youths’ Involvement in Agricultural Programmes and Projects in South Eastern Nigeria

Hyacinth Udeanya Nwalieji; Margaret Ngozi Okeke; Christopher Ositadimma Uzuegbunam; Joseph Chigozie Udemezue

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 95-102

Abstract
  The study determined extent of youths’ involvement in agricultural programmes and projects in the south eastern Nigeria. The population of the study comprised all the youths, male and female between the ages of 18 to 40 years that were involved in one or more programmes/projects in south eastern ...  Read More

Agricultural Education
5. Designing the Structural Equation Model of Agricultural Entrepreneurship Development in Rural Areas of Iran (Case Study: Villages of Marvdasht County)

Mahdi Rahmaninkoshkaki; Yaghoub Zarei

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 17-27

Abstract
  The main purpose of this descriptive-correlative study was to design the structural equation model of agricultural entrepreneurship development in villages of Kamfiruz district, Marvdasht County in Iran. The population of the study consisted of all 3106 families of 20 villages. According to the Bartlett ...  Read More

Extension of Sustainability
6. Agricultural Extensification and Biodiversity Loss in Ikom Cross River State, Nigeria

Odey Ogah; Tsue Peter Terfa; Ugorja, Comfort Livinus

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 103-110

Abstract
  The study analyzed agricultural extensification and biodiversity loss in Cross River State, Nigeria. The study used primary data with the aid of a well-structured questionnaire to collect data from one hundred and ten respondents (110) through simple random sampling technique. Data collected were analyzed ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
7. Effects of Agricultural Practices and Socio-economic Characteristics on Biodiversity in Olamaboro Local Government Area of Kogi State, Nigeria

Gyanden Kughur; Mtimbir Grace Iornenge; Ismaila Shuaibu

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Spring 2017, , Pages 1-9

Abstract
  The study assessed the effects of agricultural practices on biodiversity in Olamaboro Local Government Are of Kogi State, Nigeria. One hundred and fifty (150) farmers (respondents) were sampled using simple random sampling technique from five council wards (30 farmers per council ward). Data collected ...  Read More

Rural and Agricultural Sociology
8. 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

9. Effect of Urbanization on Agricultural Production in Abia State

Onwuchekwa Raphael Iheke; Ukandu Ihuoma

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, , Pages 83-89

Abstract
  This study examined the effect of urbanization on agricultural production in Abia State. Specifically, it categorized the land tenancy status of the farmers, analyzed the effect of urbanization on agricultural productivity and identified the constraints to agricultural productivity. Multistage random ...  Read More

10. 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

Abstract
    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

11. Application of Information and Communication Technology for Dissemination of Agricultural Information among Farmers: Challenges and Opportunities

Riti Thapar Kapoor

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer 2014, , Pages 83-91

Abstract
  Agriculture is the backbone of India’s economy as two-third of the population live in rural areas and directly or indirectly depend on agriculture for their livelihood. India’s food production has improved significantly during the last three decades due to all-round efforts but Indian agriculture ...  Read More

12. Econometric Analysis of Access to Agricultural Extension Workers’ Service and its Implication on Crop Yield in Tigray Region, Ethiopia

Berihun Kassa Hailu

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, , Pages 25-36

Abstract
  Agricultural extension workers’ service has been placed as the central pattern of agricultural transformation in general and smallholder farmers in particular. Due largely to this commensurately known trend, identifying factors that determine farmers’ access to extension workers’ service ...  Read More

13. Identifying Factors affecting Optimal Management of Agricultural Water

Masoud Samian; Karim Naderi Mahdei; Heshmatollah Saadi; Reza Movahedi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2013, , Pages 27-35

Abstract
  The main purpose of this study was to explore the factors affecting optimal management of agricultural water in Hamadan's area. The statistical population of the study included all Hamadan's farmers. A number of 148 farmers were selected randomly through a proportional sampling method in two phases. ...  Read More

14. Assessment of the Levels of Awareness and Use of Agricultural Insurance Scheme among the Rural Farmers in Kogi State, Nigeria

Stephen Jimoh Ibitoye

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, , Pages 143-148

Abstract
  The study investigated the levels of awareness and use of agricultural insurance scheme in Kogi State of Nigeria. A total of 240 respondents from eight communities were selected through a multistage random sampling technique. Data collected through structured questionnaire were analyzed using descriptive ...  Read More

15. Combating Agricultural Child Labour for National Development: Implications for the Millenium Development Goals in Nigeria

G.N, Ben-Chendo; J. I, Lemchi; F.O, Nwosu; A, Henri-Ukoha; I.U, Nwaiwu

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2011, , Pages 61-66

Abstract
  A simmering crisis in the Nigerian agriculture today involves labour and the crisis manifests itself in the degree of labour availability, labour demand and labour productivity. One of the major products of this crisis is the increased participation of children in paid, non-familiar agricultural jobs. ...  Read More