Extension and Economic
1. Two Stage Maize Supply Chain Model For Production And Marketing Efficiency

Never Mafuse; Abbysinia Mushunje; Simbarashe Tatsvarei; Emmanuel Zivenge

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 21-32

Abstract
  This study, aimed at examining the economic efficiency of resettled A1 maize farmers in maize supply chains. The main objective of the study was to find out the most economic supply chain Descriptive statistics was used to describe inputs sources and outputs while DEA was used to assess the economic ...  Read More

Extension and Economic
2. Willingness To Pay For Organic Vegetables among Households in Anambra State, Nigeria

C Nwofoke; B Bargissa

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 123-132

Abstract
  This paper reports the result of a study that empirically determined the willingness to pay for organic vegetables among households in Anambra State, South East Nigeria. Multi-stage sampling technique was adopted in the selection of 120 respondents for the study. Primary and a secondary data collected ...  Read More

Extension and Economic
3. Impact of Microfinance on Smallholder Cassava and Rice Farms Productivity in Makurdi Metropolis, Benue State, Nigeria

Francis Ogebe; Ayuba Ali; Ishaaqa Olagunju

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 137-144

Abstract
  This study was undertaken to investigate the impact of microfinance on agricultural productivity by smallholder farmers in Makurdi Metropolis of Benue State, Nigeria. Data were randomly collected from 120 farmers consisting of 60 credit beneficiaries (CB) and 60 non-credit beneficiaries (NCB) by which ...  Read More

Extension and Economic
4. 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

Extension and Economic
5. Analysis of Income Determinants among Farm Households in Kaduna State, Nigeria

O M Ogah; F Ogebe; M Shehu

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 29-34

Abstract
  The study was conducted to analysed the income determinants among farm households in Kaduna state, Nigeria. One hundred and twenty (120) respondents were administered questionnaires selected using simple random sampling. Data were analysed using descriptive statistics like frequency distribution, percentages, ...  Read More

Extension and Economic
6. Input-Output Relationship in Cassava Production: Empirical Evidence among Cassava Farmers in Kogi State, Nigeria

Thankgod Ameh Akoh; Ufedo Shaibu; Habibat Usman

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 211-217

Abstract
  This study assessed the input and output relationship in cassava production in Kogi State, Nigeria. A multistage random sampling technique was used to select 120 cassava farmers for the study. The survey instrument was a structured questionnaire. Data were collected on farmers’ socioeconomic characteristics, ...  Read More

Extension and Economic
7. Profitability Assessment of Catfish Marketing In Ondo State, Nigeria

Oluwatoyin Olagunju

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 163-169

Abstract
  The study assessed the profitability of catfish marketing in Ondo State, Nigeria. Structured interviews were used to collect information from a total of 50 marketers in each selected town across four local governments using a multi-stage sampling technique. Descriptive statistics, Gini coefficient, and ...  Read More

Extension and Economic
8. 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

Abstract
  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