Agricultural Extension
1. Determinants of Frozen Fish Consumption by Households in Delta State, Nigeria

Theophilus Miebi Gbigbi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 33-40

Abstract
  The research explored factors affecting the consumption of frozen fish in Delta State Nigeria. One hundred and 20 participants from 12 communities were randomly chosen. In order to obtain information from the respondents, a questionnaire was used. The findings indicate that 57.5% of those surveyed were ...  Read More

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2. The Impact of Information and Communication Technology on Agricultural Systems and the Transition to Food Stability and Security (Case Study: Agricultural Jihad Organization, Khuzestan Province)

Mohsen Mousaei; Mehrafrooz Sayednezhad

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 41-53

Abstract
  The propouse of this study was to investigate the role of information and communication technology in agricultural systems and the transition to food security and sustainability. From the perspective of the purpose, the present study is an applied research and from the perspective of data collection ...  Read More

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3. 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

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4. Economic Analysis of Cooperative Societies and Agricultural Productivity in Rural Households in Delta State, Nigeria

Peter Emaziye

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 145-148

Abstract
  The primary objective of this research is to examine the contributions of co-operatives on rural household agricultural productivity. Multistage sampling was employed in the random selection of 120 co-operators and non-cooperators respectively. But only 115 co-operators and non-cooperators were utilized ...  Read More

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5. Agricultural Extension Needs of Frontline Extension Workers under a Pluralistic Advisory System: Case of Zimbabwe Agricultural Growth Programme.

Christopher Gadzirayi; Never Mafuse; Emmanuel Zivenge; Ronald Veremu; Waddlove Sansole

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 165-172

Abstract
  Compartmentalised extension prohibits the uptake of new technology thereby inhibiting agricultural growth. Extension services aimed at increased agricultural growth should have a market-led and evidence-based pluralistic advisory system that is coordinated by the government’s Agricultural and Technical ...  Read More

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6. Absconding of Honeybee Colonies from Beehives: Underlying Factors and its Financial Implications for Beekeepers in Tanzania

Nicholaus Kuboja; Fredy Kilima; Aida Isinika

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 185-193

Abstract
  A study was conducted to investigate honeybee colonies absconding from beehives and its financial implication among beekeepers in Tabora and Katavi regions, Western Tanzania. Four districts were selected on the basis of adoption of improved beehives. A total of 198 beekeepers were randomly selected for ...  Read More

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7. 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

Abstract
  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

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8. Assessment of Adoption of Improved Fish Pond Management Technologies Among Fish Growers in Benue State, Nigeria

Mtimbir Iornenge; Mlumun Ruth Asema; Yankyar Francis Ukohol

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 109-115

Abstract
  The study assessed adoption of improved fish pond management technologies among fish growers in Benue State, Nigeria. Stratified, purposive and simple random sampling techniques were used in selecting 221 respondents. Primary data were collected using structured questionnaire. Data collected were analysed ...  Read More

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9. Analyzing Knowledge of Rural Cooperatives Managers in Khouzestan Province toward Electronic Commerce

Elahe Kiani

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 117-121

Abstract
  The purpose of this research was analyzing knowledge of rural cooperatives managers in Khouzestan province toward electronic commerce, Iran. The research method was correlative descriptive. The population of this study included rural cooperatives managers in Khuzestan province. The total number of members ...  Read More

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10. Barriers to Privatization of Agricultural Extension in Khuzestan Province, Iran

Manoochehr Alizadehnia

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 87-92

Abstract
  The agricultural extension system in the country is facing challenges and shortcomings due to issues related to the provision of services by the public sector. These challenges highlight the need to review the pattern of agricultural service delivery by the public sector to create the conditions for ...  Read More

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11. Factors’ Affecting the Motives of Rural Households’ Saving Behavior in North Bench District, Bench Maji Zone of Southern Ethiopia

A Gonosa; B Bargissa; K Tesfay

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 93-101

Abstract
  A few studies conducted in Ethiopia about rural household’s saving behavior devoting much attention to macroeconomic data. Therefore, this paper examines both motives of rural household’s saving and factors affecting their saving behavior by using micro level data sets. Primary data were ...  Read More

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12. 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

Abstract
  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

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13. Influence of Women on Crop Choice Decision Making among Farm Households in Northern Ghana

Alhassan Andani; John D. Baptist Jatoe

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 17-28

Abstract
  This paper investigates the effect of women’s involvement in intra-household decision making on crop choice decisions, relative to indigenous food crops combinations by farm households. The study draws on choice theory and estimates a multinomial logit regression model using a survey data of 271 ...  Read More

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14. Factors Affecting the Improvement of the Cooperatives Agricultural Education in the Lorestan Province, Iran

Elahe Rashidipour

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 35-41

Abstract
  The purpose of this research was analysis of the factors affecting the improvement of the cooperatives agricultural education in the Lorestan province, Iran. The population of study consisted of 832 members of agricultural cooperative in Lorestan province, Iran in which 260 people were selected as a ...  Read More

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15. Impact of COVID19 on Sudan Agriculture: The Role of Agricultural Extension During the Pandemic Era

Ahmed Bereir

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 43-49

Abstract
  Agriculture is the backbone of the Sudan economy and represents the biggest industry of the country.  The majority of Sudanese people live in rural areas and depend on agricultural production as the main source of their income and food security.This paper was prepared to study the impact of COVID19 ...  Read More

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16. Indigenous Food Crop Production and Extent Decisions among Farm Households in Northern Ghana

Alhassan Andani

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 177-187

Abstract
  Crop production diversification into indigenous and neglected food crops could result in increased access by farm households to diverse food nutrients. This paper identifies the determinants of the decisions by farm households in northern Ghana to produce indigenous food crops using a double hurdle model ...  Read More

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17. Determining the Factors Effective the Effectiveness of Agricultural Mechanization Cooperatives by Confirmatory Factor Analysis

Ali Salehi; Solieman Rasouliazar

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 189-197

Abstract
  Cooperative organizations play an important role in improves the quality of work, especially in agricultural sector. The main purpose of this research was to determining the effective factors on the effectiveness of agricultural mechanization cooperatives (EAMC) in the Mahabad township that located in ...  Read More

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18. Structural Model of Job Satisfaction in Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO) Staff Based on Herzberg Motivational Theory

Jamshid Abdi; Sahar Dehyour; Azita Zand; Masoumeh Arfaee

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 199-209

Abstract
  This study intends to draw a structural model of job satisfaction from the perspective of Herzberg’s hygiene-motivation theory. The study was conducted on 528 staff of Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Iran. The sample size was determined by the Cochran method (n=222) and ...  Read More

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19. Push and Pull Factors Promoting Agroforestry Tree Crop Uncontrolled Extraction on Rural Households in Delta State, Nigeria

Theophilus Gbigbi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 125-130

Abstract
  The purpose of this study was to determine the push and pull factors promoting agroforestry tree crop depletion on rural household in Delta State. A multistage sampling technique was used. The sample size for the study was 120 farmers. The instrument for data collection was questionnaire. The data collected ...  Read More

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20. Determinants of Opportunity Recognition in the Pattern of Agricultural Tech Startups in Northern Provinces of Iran

Mohammad Okhli; Hossein Didehkhani; Mohammad Sharif Sharifzadeh; Seyed Mohammad Reza Hosseini

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 65-75

Abstract
  Today, the role of start-ups in the new approach to the modern economy has received much attention. The purpose of this study was to present a model for identifying entrepreneurial opportunities for technology start-ups in agriculture in Northern Provinces of Iran. The statistical population consisted ...  Read More

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21. Identifying the Influence of Livelihood Indicators on Social Participation among Rural Farmers in Eastern Kogi State, Nigeria

Mathew Edoka; Ufedo Shaibu

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 77-82

Abstract
  The study identified the influence of livelihood indicators on social participation among rural farmers in Eastern Kogi State, Nigeria. A total of 120 rural farmers were selected using a three-stage random sampling procedure. Questionnaire administration and structured interview schedule were used to ...  Read More

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22. The Role of Training, Extension and Education Facilities on Production Efficiency of Rice Growers in Dinajpur District of Bangladesh

Md. Shajedur Rahaman; Sadika Haque; Md Abdur Rouf Sarkar; Mou Rani Sarker; Md Abu Bakr Siddique

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 91-98

Abstract
  To meet the growing food demand of Bangladesh requires efficiently use of inputs and effectively manage of production practices at the farm level. Thus, the present study aims to measure the technical efficiency and establish core factors affecting boro and aman rice production in Bangladesh. The study ...  Read More

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23. Profitability Analysis and Constraints to Pepper (Capsicum Sp) Marketing in Ijumu Local Government Area, Kogi State, Nigeria

Ufedo Shaibu; Felix O. Oyibo; Stephen Ibitoye

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 109-114

Abstract
  The study analyzed the profitability and constraints to pepper marketing in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State, Nigeria. A multi-stage random sampling technique was used to select 75 pepper marketers from the list of registered pepper marketers with the pepper marketing association in the study ...  Read More

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24. 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

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25. 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