Agricultural Extension
51. Gender Analysis of Access and Utilisation of Information and Communication Technologies in Ekiti state, Nigeria

O. T Yekinni; K. M Sunday; I. O Badiru

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 101-106

Abstract
  There is disparity in access to Information and Communication Technologies between male and female especially in developing countries. This study did a gender analysis of access and use of ICTs in Ekiti state, Nigeria. Multistage sampling procedure was used to select 178 respondents. Data collected were ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
52. Analysis of Factors That Motivate Agricultural Extension Agents in Abia State Agricultural Development Programme (ADP)

Joy Arisa; Kelechi Osondu

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Spring 2016, , Pages 1-11

Abstract
  The study analyzed factors that motivate agricultural extension agents in Agricultural Development Programme of Abia State. Primary data were collected from 96 extension agents in Abia State, Nigeria who were selected using multi-stage random sampling technique. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, ...  Read More

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53. 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

Abstract
  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

Agricultural Extension
54. Analysis of Farmers’ Feedback on Agricultural Development Project’s (ADP’S) Performances in Kogi State, Nigeria

Adejo Grace; Saliu J.; Adejo P. Emmanuel

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 236-244

Abstract
  his study investigated the farmers’ feedback on Agricultural Development Project’s (ADP’s) performance. The study was carried out in Kogi State, Nigeria. Interview schedules were used to collect data from 160 contact farmers and 80 field extension workers who were randomly selected ...  Read More

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55. Economics of Leafy Vegetable Production among Pastoralists in Kwara State, Nigeria

Olubunmi Omotesho; Abdulazeez Muhammed-Lawal; Abdulrashid Abdulganiyu; Khadijat Amolegbe

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 245-252

Abstract
   Degradation of grassland and the environment restricting access to grazing resources increased pastoral vulnerability to drought and loss of livestock assets which pose threat to pastoral based livelihoods. In respond to these threats many pastoral communities diversify their livelihood to agro-pastoralism. ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
56. Mechanisms for the Development of Human Resources in Khouzestan Sugarcane Agro Industrial Company

Neda Nasir pour; Azadeh N. Noorivandi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 253-257

Abstract
  The purpose of this research was identifying mechanisms for the development of human resources in Khouzestan sugarcane agro industrial company, Iran. This is an applied study and the research method was descriptive correlative. The population consisted of employees working in the sugarcane agro industrial ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
57. Mapping of Agricultural Information Flows for Yam Minisett Technology in Delta State, Nigeria

Agbamu Joseph; Ozor Augustine; Ajieh Chuks

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, , Pages 145-151

Abstract
  ABSTRACTThis study examined information flow on minisett technology among yam farmers in Delta State, Nigeria. A sample size of 180 respondents was involved in the study. Data were obtained from respondents of the study through the use of a validated interview schedule. Percentage, frequency count and ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
58. Assessing Organizational and Personnel Structure in Iranian Agricultural Extension System

Saeid Fealy Nahavand; Gholamreza Pezeshki Rad; Hassan Sadighi; Esmaeil Shahbazi; Seyed Javad Ghoraishi Abhari

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, , Pages 153-160

Abstract
  AbstractThe purpose of this study was to assess organizational and personnel structure in Iranian Agriculture Extension System (IAES). The research instrument was a structural questionnaire including close-ended questions which its validity and reliability was confirmed by using expert panel and Cranach’s ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
59. Challenges of Agroforestry Systems’ Adoption by Farmers in the North Central Zone of Nigeria

Saliu J.; Oluwagbemi T.; Ifatimehin O.

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, , Pages 161-169

Abstract
  AbstractThe challenges of agroforestry systems’ adoption by farmers in the North central zone of Nigeria, was carried out to address the following objectives; find out the perception of farmers on agroforestry technologies, identify the adoption level and ascertain why farmers discontinue agroforestry ...  Read More