Extension of Sustainability
1. Farmers Preferences to Plant Crops for Bio-Energy production (Case Study: Sugar Beet in north of Khuzestan Province)

Davood Momeni Choleki; Reza Moghaddasi; Yaghoub Zeraatkish; Amir Mohamadinezhad

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

  Bioenergy is one of renewable energy types. The expansion of production this type of energy can create employment and sustainable income for society in addition to reducing pollution caused by fossil fuels and protecting the environment. Therefore, the purpose of this research was to investigate the ...  Read More

Extension of Sustainability
2. A Profit Approach Comparison between Tomato Grown under Organic and Inorganic Methods in a Typical Nigeria’s Soil

Hamza Babagiwa Aliyu; Muhammad R. Ja’afar-Furo

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 149-156

  The role of tomatoes as nutritive vegetable crop in the diet of most humans has been stressed or advanced by many scientists. This study therefore, assessed the profitability of tomato production using organic and inorganic fertilisers on a typical irrigated soil in Hong Local Government Area, Adamawa ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
3. Farmers’ Perception Regarding Impact of Climate Change on Wheat Crop Production in Layyah District-Pakistan

Badar Siddiqui; Syed Ali Asghar Shah

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 103-108

  Pakistan is at 28th amongst the countries that are going to be hurt badly by climate change. It falls in ten major wheat-producing countries of the world in terms of area, production and yield per hectare. Global warming, as a result of climate change, may negatively affect morphological characters of ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
4. Agro-Economic Comparison of the Achievements of Fadama III Agricultural Enterprises in the Niger Delta Area of Nigeria: Task-Target Performance Approaches

Oghenero Joseph Ovharhe

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 1-8

  The study addressed the economic comparison of the achievements of Fadama III agricultural enterprises in the Niger Delta Area of Nigeria using task-target performance approaches. It aimed at identifying the indicators, tasks and targets and achievement of Fadama III. Some materials used were secondary ...  Read More

Extension and Economic
5. Resource Use Efficiency Andmisery of Sweet Potato Production Window into Financial Surplus for Households in Delta State, Nigeria

Theophilus Miebi Gbigbi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 83-89

  This study was conceptualized to determine resource use efficiency and misery of sweet potato production window into financial surplus for farming households in Delta State, Nigeria. Multiple sampling technique was applied in picking the samples. One hundred and sixty (160) producers were erratically ...  Read More

Rural and Agricultural Sociology
6. 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

  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

Agricultural Extension
7. Communication Behaviour of Farmers with the Agricultural Extension Agents Using Cell Phone: A Case of Bangladesh

Mohammad Hammadur Rahman; Mohammed Nasir Uddin; Md. Khan

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 121-127

  The cell phone is one of the potential Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) in agricultural development especially in developing countries like Bangladesh. Thus, this paper deals with the farmers’ communication with the agricultural extension agents using mobile phone. The study was conducted ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
8. Assessment of the Effect of Rural Transportation Cost On Agricultural Productivity in Ankpa Local Government Area of Kogi State, Nigeria

Ufedo Shaibu; Felix Oyibo

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Spring 2017, , Pages 43-49

  This study assessed the effect of rural-urban transportation on agricultural produce in Ankpa Local Government Area of Kogi State, Nigeria. Primary data obtained from 90 rural farming households were analysed using frequency count, Ordinary Least Square (OLS) regression analysis and mean score from a ...  Read More

Rural and Agricultural Sociology
9. Assessment of the use of Rural Radio as an Agricultural Information Dissemination Tool among Rural Farmers in Dekina Local Government of Kogi State, Nigeria.

Adejo P. E.; Adejo O.; Ahmed A.; Bello D

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 65-70

  ABSTRACT The study assessed the use of rural radio as agricultural information dissemination tool among farmers in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State. The specific objectives were to: describe the socio-economic characteristics of the respondents, identify rural and agricultural programmes normally ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
10. Effects of Communal Crises on Selected Crops Production among Farmers in Langtang North Local Government Area of Plateau State, Nigeria

Gyanden Kughur; Shimayohol Daudu; Mtimbir Iornenege

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 95-100

  The study investigated the effects of communal crises on selected crops production among farmers in Langtang North local Government Area of Plateau State, Nigeria. Multi-stage sampling technique was adopted; four local government areas were selected in each of the local government selected, four villages ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
11. Farmers’ Perception and Willingness to Pay for Technical Agricultural Information on Maize Production in Orire Local Government Area of Oyo State.

Olumuyiwa Olaniyi; Oluwatoyin Ismaila

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Spring 2016, , Pages 57-63

  Agricultural extension services have been playing a central role in transformation process of agricultural sector in Nigeria but there are challenges which affect the quality of service delivery especially increasing cost of services and poor funding and therefore, promoting emergence of new extension ...  Read More

12. The Influence of Socio-Economic Factors on Adoption of Fish Production Technologies among Community-Based Farmers in Cross River State, Nigeria

Nwaobiala .; Chioma Udo

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2014, , Pages 131-135

  The poor performance of fishery subsector is most clearly evidenced by low adoption of fishery production technologies by farmers. The purpose of this research was analyzing influence of socio-economic factors on the adoption of fish production technologies by community-based farmers in Cross River State, ...  Read More

13. 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

  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

14. Challenges to Soil Erosion Control Measures among Farmers in Anambra State, Nigeria: Implications for Extension Policy

Eze S.O; Mbah E.N

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2013, , Pages 219-227

  The study investigated challenges to soil erosion control measures among farmers in Anambra State, Nigeria. Purposive, multistage and random sampling techniques were employed in selecting a sample size of two hundred and forty (240) respondents. Structured interview schedule was used for data collection. ...  Read More

15. An Assessment of Farmers` Awareness on Extension Services in Nigeria: The Case of Farming Households in Kano State

Hassan Ibrahim; Zhou Jing; Li Min

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2013, , Pages 115-119

  This research was based on primary data collected through well designed and pre-tested questionnaire, to determine awareness of farmers on extension methods used by ADP in Kano state of Nigeria. Multistage sampling technique was used, in which three local governments were randomly selected. Secondly, ...  Read More

16. Determinants of the Utilization of Healthcare Services among Farmers in Oyo State, Nigeria

Omoniwa A. E; Awoyemi T. T

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer 2013, , Pages 106-113

  The main asset of farmers is their labour and the utilization of healthcare services will help to improve their health and thus productivity. Some of the problems inhibiting proper utilization of healthcare services in Nigeria include non-availability, inaccessibility and high cost of medical care. The ...  Read More

17. 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

  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

18. An Evaluation of The Major Constraints Hampering the Effective Functioning of the Nigerian Agricultural Cooperative and Rural Development Bank in Kogi State, Nigeria

Adofu I; Orebiyi J. S; Otitolaiye J. O

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer 2012, , Pages 49-53

  The study evaluated the major constraints hampering the effective functioning of the Nigerian Agricultural Cooperative and Rural Development Bank (NACRDB) in Kogi State, Nigeria. Using the food crop farmers as a case study, a multi-stage random sampling technique was used to select three agricultural ...  Read More