26. Farmers’ Attitude toward the Soil Conservation Practices in the Kushk-Abad Catchment Basins in the Province of Khorasan Razavi, Iran

Bahram Mohammadi Golrang; S.H.R Sadeghi; Ali Vahedi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, , Pages 71-82

Abstract
  The purpose of this study is to assess Farmers’ attitude toward the soil conservation practices in the Kushk-Abad catchment basins in the province of Khorasan Razavi. A sample of 200 farmers was randomly selected from 1200 farmers living in Kardeh catchment basin. Data collection was done through ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
27. Knowledge Level of Rice Farmers Regarding Cultivation Practices In Mahanawiyah district, AL-Qadisiya Province, Iraq

Bassim H. Kshash

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 71-78

Abstract
  Productivity of most common Iraqi rice cultivar was low compared to an average production among major rice-producing countries, this  may be due to inadequacy of knowledge and skills of rice farmers about rice cultivation practices. The study was conducted in Mahanawiyah district of AL-Qadisiya ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
28. Determinants of Credit Access by Small Scale Farmers in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, Nigeria

Sunday Onalo Adejoh; Obe Christopher Adah

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 79-85

Abstract
  This study is on the determinants of credit access by small scale farmers in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, Nigeria. The specific objectives are to; identify the major source of credit among the small scale farmers; estimate the determinants of farmers’ access to formal credit; compare ...  Read More

29. Determinants of Poverty among Rural Households in South Western States, Nigeria

Olubunmi Lawrence Balogun

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2011, , Pages 99-104

Abstract
  Nigeria represents one of the paradoxes of development in which case the nation is rich but her people are poor. This study examines the rate of poverty among rural households in South western, Nigeria. A random multistage sampling was employed for the study. Ekiti and Osun states were randomly selected ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
30. 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

31. Analysis of Factors Determining Households Food Security in Pastoral Area Oromia Region, Moyale District, in Ethiopia

Amsalu Mitiku; Bekabil Fufa; Beyene Tadese

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, , Pages 105-110

Abstract
  This study examined the status and determinants of rural households’ food security in Moyale district of pastoral area, Oromia regional state, in Ethiopia. Both secondary and primary data were used for the study. The study was based on the survey of a total of 100 farmers randomly selected using ...  Read More

32. 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

Abstract
  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

Rural Woman Education
33. Factors Influencing Rural Livelihood Diversification Activities among Women in Northern Region of Ghana

Hamza Adam; Henny Osbahr

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 115-123

Abstract
  Livelihood sustainability remains a major challenge for rural households in Northern Ghana. Although farming has traditionally been the core livelihood strategy for most households, diversifying into non-farm activities remains a common livelihood strategy employed to sustain household basic needs, particularly ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
34. 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

Abstract
  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

35. Effects of Awareness of Fertilizer Subsidy on the Yield of Crops among Rural Farmers in Ghana

Fariya Abubakari; Farida Abubakari

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2014, , Pages 123-126

Abstract
    The study examines the effects of awareness of fertilizer subsidy on the yield of crops among rural farmers in Ghana. Random sampling was used to select six communities and 10 households per community. They include Bawku, Navrongo, Tolon kumbungu and Walewale from the Northern part and Ejura ...  Read More

36. Optimum Farm Plan for Food Security among Smallholder Farmers in Imo State, Nigeria

Ohajianya D. O; Enwerem V. A; Offodile P. O; Onyeagocha S. U. O; Osuji M. N; Nwaiwu I. U; Henri-Ukoha A; Echetama J. A

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2011, , Pages 145-148

Abstract
  The paper determined optimum farm plan for food security among smallholder farmers in Imo State, Nigeria. Data were collected with structured and validated questionnaire from 180 smallholder crops farmers in Imo State. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics (mean, frequency distribution and ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
37. 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
38. 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

39. Modeling the Effects of Entrepreneurship Atmosphere on the Tendency of Agricultural Students for Beginning Creative Businesses

Roya Eshraqi Samani; Alireza Poursaeed

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2012, , Pages 156-163

Abstract
  Entrepreneurship is the driving force behind the economy of any country. It is strongly believed that without entrepreneurial activities the process of agricultural development will not be achieved. This requires the proper transformation of capital and skill. The agricultural students should possess ...  Read More

Extension Planning
40. Perception, Adaptation Strategies and Challenges of Climate Change among Rural Households in Anyigba, Dekina Local Government Area Of Kogi State, Nigeria

Haruna Opaluwa; Opeyemi Gbenga; Nyamida Mercy

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 171-176

Abstract
  Climate change is one of the most serious challenges confronting agriculture, particularly, in rural Nigeria. This study examined the perception, adaptation strategies and challenges of climate change among rural households in Kogi State, Nigeria. A two stage sampling techniques was used in the study. ...  Read More

41. Prospects of Selected Forest Fruits and Vegetables in Enugu North Agricultural Zone of Enugu State, Nigeria

Eneje N.C.; Onwubuya E.A.; Mbah E.N

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2013, , Pages 173-180

Abstract
  The study examined prospects of selected forest fruits and vegetables in Enugu North Agricultural zone of Enugu State, Nigeria. Structured interview schedule and focus group discussion were used to collect data from a sample of one hundred and twenty (120) respondents. Data were analyzed using matrix ...  Read More

42. Analysis of Technology Attributes Influencing Non - Adoption of Apiary Production Technologies: The Case IFAD Bee Farmers in Cross River State, Nigeria

Nwaobiala .; Chioma Udo

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, , Pages 177-184

Abstract
      Beekeeping as a technology package disseminated to target farmers in Nigeria seems to suffer setbacks ranging from negative perception of farmers about the technology to technical contents of the package. This study therefore analyzes the technology attributes that ...  Read More

Management in Extension Systems
43. Determinants of Farm Record Keeping among Small Scale Poultry Farmers in Kogi State, Nigeria

M. K Ibrahim; R. S Adisa; T. A Ahmed; O Ebenehi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 185-189

Abstract
  The study examined the factors influencing farm record keeping among small scale poultry farmers in zone A axis of the Kogi ADP comprising of -Yagba- East, Yagba-West, Kabba-Bunnu, Ijumu, and Mopamuro Local Government Areas. Using a three stage random sampling technique, 120 poultry farmers spread ...  Read More

Extension Planning
44. Effective Strategies in Marketing Development of Agricultural Products

Solieman Rasouliazar; Milad Perani; Loghman Rashiedpour

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 211-220

Abstract
  This fact that marketing can encourage farmers to produce and their products better introduce to compete in the sell market and with market-friendly products to know better is important. The farmer who is not familiar with the importance of marketing and its technology will not be able to succeed in ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
45. 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

46. Informal Sources of Financing Climate Change Adaptation amongst Crop Farmers in Nigeria

Agbugba Ikechi K.; Ihemezie Eberechukwu J; Adam E. Ahmed

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, , Pages 7-13

Abstract
  The study examined the sources of informal finance in aiding climate change adaptation in South eastern Nigeria. Random sampling was adopted in the selection of 6 out of the 9 communities in the study area. From each of these selected communities, 10 crop farmers were randomly selected giving a total ...  Read More

47. Entrepreneurial Personality Traits of Agricultural Students

Reza Movahedi; Sara Jalilian; Somaye Armand

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2013, , Pages 7-12

Abstract
  The purpose of study was to identify entrepreneurial personality traits of agricultural students who were studying at Bu-Ali Sina University in 2013 academic year. The study has used a surveying methodology. The study's samples were 150 agricultural students both senior undergraduates and graduates which ...  Read More

48. Comparative Analysis of Agricultural Credit Users and Non -Credit Users among Cassava Farmers in Ohafia Local Governmnet Area of Abia State, South East, Nigeria

A, Henri-Ukoha; J. S, Orebiyi; J. I, Lemchi; U. C, Ibekwe; S. U. O, Onyeagocha; G.N, Ben-chendo

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, , Pages 7-11

Abstract
  The study was designed to investigate the comparative analysis of agricultural credit users and non-users among cassava farmers in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State. A sample of 50 credit users and 50 non-credit user cassava-based farmers were selected by multistage random sampling technique. ...  Read More

49. Inter and Intra-Organizational Communication: The Facilitation Approaches to Strengthen and Sustain Rural Development Management in Portugal

Timothy Koehnen

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 7-18

Abstract
  The study describes and evaluates inter-organizational communication and relationships involving rural development management of community lands within specific perimetros florestais in Portugal. The research design is an exploratory research study approach that collected information with a mail questionnaire, ...  Read More

50. Ethnic Communities Own Agrobiodiversity Richness (A Case of Triyuga Municipality of Udayapur District In "epal)

Pawan Singh Bhandari

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2012, , Pages 9-16

Abstract
  The study was conducted in two settlements of ethnic communities in Triyuga municipality of Udayapur district, Nepal. The main objective of the study was to prepare an inventory of cultivated diversity of plants and animal species by the ethnic communities in the research site and their use in farming ...  Read More