Extension of Sustainability
101. Specialists’ Perception Regarding Effective factors in Development of Organic Agriculture in Ardabil Province

Leila Karpishe

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 157-164

  Organic agriculture (OA) includes a comprehensive production management system that is considered as one of the strategies to reduce negative impacts of industrial agriculture in many countries. This research was identifying factors affecting the development of OA in Ardabil province. A descriptive– ...  Read More

102. Daily Pan Evaporation Estimation Using Artificial Neural Network-based Models

Karimi-Googhari, Sh

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2011, , Pages 159-163

  Accurate estimation of evaporation is important for design, planning and operation of water systems. In arid zones where water resources are scarce, the estimation of this loss becomes more interesting in the planning and management of irrigation practices. This paper investigates the ability of artificial ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
103. 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

  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

104. Analyzing Knowledge Management of Experts and Managers in Agricultural College of Islamic Azad University, Shoushtar Branch

Masoud Ahmadinejad

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2012, , Pages 171-174

  The purpose of this study was analyzing perception of agricultural college experts and managers of Islamic Azad University Shoushtar Branch regarding development of knowledge management. Agricultural college experts and managers were considered as a statistical population (N=38). This research was conducted ...  Read More

105. Gender Analysis of Energy Use for Rice Production in North Central, Nigeria

H. Y. Ibrahim; U. Shuaibu; E. Ogezi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2013, , Pages 185-191

  The study examined gender analysis of energy use for Rice production in north central Nigeria using a sample of 60 Rice farmers. An analysis of gender relations provides the information on the different conditions men and women face, and the different effects that policies and programs may have on them. ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
106. 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

  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

107. Investigating the Relationship between University Education and Agricultural Students' Entrepreneurial Spirit

Reza Movahedi; Samadollah Ghanbari

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, , Pages 191-196

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between university education and agricultural students' entrepreneurial spirit. To do this study, 150 samples were selected by using stratified random sampling methods among senior students both on graduated and undergraduates levels ...  Read More

108. Identify Variables Affecting Rural Participation in Forest Cooperatives (A case study of Ilam city)

Amin Ghorbani; Mohsen Mousaei; Mohammadbagher Arayesh

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 199-210

  The current research is an applied research, which uses field data and descriptive-correlation and causal-correlation design to analyzing the relationships between variables. This study was an attempt to identify variables affecting rural participation in cooperatives forest by-products in Ilam. ...  Read More

Information Technology in Agriculture
109. The Effect of Broadcast Digitalization on Agricultural Information Dissemination in Nigeria.

Akinbode Okunola

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 231-234

  Broadcast digitalization with its enormous benefits to the broadcasting industry will improve the quality of content of programs delivered by television stations. Africa has a switchover date of June, 2017. For Nigerians to have access to television broadcast once the switch over is completed, they must ...  Read More

110. Analyzing Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats of Rural ICT Development in Iran's Villages

A, Yaghoubi-Farani; J. M, Gholinia; R, Movahedi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, , Pages 17-26

  The Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are being increasingly used by the governments to deliver its services to both rural and urban people. Obviously, access and application of ICT will provide services to improve the income and welfare of rural poor. This will help reducing rural poverty ...  Read More

111. The Moderator Effect of Community Size on Suffering from Social Problems among Rural Youth in Egypt

Mokhtar Abd-Ella; Huda El-Lethee; Mohammed Ebad-Allah

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2013, , Pages 19-25

  This study focuses on the level of suffering from social problems and tests the moderator role of community size in relation with suffering from social problems. Our study was conducted in Gharbia governorate, Egypt. Two contrasting villages were chosen as the highest and lowest on Human Development ...  Read More

112. Wheat yield prediction modeling by soil properties: a case study in North-west of Iran

Afshin Morovvat; Mostafa Emadi; Mosa Shojae; Ahmad Pakpour; Leila Gholami; Javad Haji Aghasi; Ehsan Kamali

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2012, , Pages 23-26

    Crop yields are dependent on a number of factors such as soil type, weather conditions and farming practices. Crop yield estimates in different soil types are required to meet the needs of farmers, land appraisers, and governmental agencies in Iran as around the world. This study was conducted ...  Read More

113. Econometric Analysis of Access to Agricultural Extension Workers’ Service and its Implication on Crop Yield in Tigray Region, Ethiopia

Berihun Kassa Hailu

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, , Pages 25-36

  Agricultural extension workers’ service has been placed as the central pattern of agricultural transformation in general and smallholder farmers in particular. Due largely to this commensurately known trend, identifying factors that determine farmers’ access to extension workers’ service ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
114. Perceived Effectiveness of Agricultural Extension Methods Used to Disseminate Improved Technologies to Rice Farmers in Kogi State, Nigeria

Tijani Abdulhamid Ahmed; Rashid Solagberun Adisa

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Spring 2017, , Pages 27-34

  The study assessed the perceived effectiveness of agricultural extension methods used to disseminate improved technologies to rice farmers in kogi state, Nigeria. The specific objectives were to describe the socio – economic characteristics of the rice farmers, to assessed farmers level of contact ...  Read More

115. Knowledge of Women with Agricultural Household Jobs toward Innovation Management in Masjed Soliman Township, Khouzestan Province, Iran

Shahrzad Faraji; Azadeh Noorollah Noorivandi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 29-34

  The purpose of this research was analyzing knowledge of women with household jobs agriculture toward innovation management in Masjed Soliman Township, Khouzestan Province, Iran. The population of this study included women with household jobs agriculture in Masjed Soliman Township. The total number of ...  Read More

Management in Extension Systems
116. Socioeconomic Analysis of Different Categories of Farm in Selected Areas of Mymensingh, Bangladesh

Limon Deb; Md. Mian; Md. Asaduzzaman; Shahali Shahana Mitul; Md. Rahaman

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Spring 2016, , Pages 29-36

  The purpose of this research was socioeconomicanalysis of farms using primary data in two villages of Mymensingh Sadar. A total of 60 farms including 20 small, 20 medium and 20 large were randomly selected for the study. Socioeconomic analysis showed that indebtedness was higher in large farms than those ...  Read More

Management in Extension Systems
117. Analysis the Effective Components on Participation of Villagers in Implementation of Watershed Management Projects in Mahabad Dam Watershed

Solieman Rasouliazar; Saeid Fealy Nahavand

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 43-54

  The general purpose of this descriptive-correlation study is to analysis the effective components on participation of villagers in implementation of watershed management projects in Mahabad Dam watershed. The data collection tool was a questionnaire. Validity and reliability of the questionnaire were ...  Read More

118. Performance evaluation and economics of production of rabbits fed graded levels of glyricidia leaf protein concentrate as replacement for groundnut cake protein

M.H, Ogunsipe; A.S, Akinbani; I, Ibidapo

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2011, , Pages 67-72

  The study was conducted to determine optimum dietary inclusion level of Glyricidia leaf protein concentrate (GLPC), for growing rabbits. Thirty five weaned rabbits of mixed sexes were weighed and randomly allocated to five dietary treatments which contained 0, 5, 10, 15 and 20% GLPC for diets 1 to 5, ...  Read More

119. Citizens’ Educational Needs in an at-Risk Environment in Trinidad, West Indies

Cherisse Oliver; Wayne G. Ganpat; Wendy-Ann P. Isaac

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer 2012, , Pages 69-75

  Trinidad is a small island developing state caught between the need to engage rapid development while respecting and preserving the environment. This study assessed citizens' education needs related to the environmental laws of Trinidad and Tobago. It focused on a densely populated, at- risk area of ...  Read More

120. Women and Vegetable Production in Abra, Philippines: Benefits and Challenges

Evangeline P. Agres; Leo G. Inocencio; Alma C. Aguinaldo

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer 2013, , Pages 81-86

  There is limited literature on how to engage the rural women in agriculture and improve their contributions to household food security and income. This study aimed to contribute to literature on women engagement in agriculture through vegetable production using good agricultural practices. The empirical ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
121. Agrobiodiversity Conservation Techniques Adopted By Rural Farmers in Kware Local Government Area Nigeria

Aliyu Akilu Barau; James Abbah Michael

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 85-90

  The study examined agrobiodiversity conservation techniques adopted by rural farmers in Kware Local Government Area, Nigeria. Multistage sampling procedure was used to arrive at 120 farmers from three selected villages. Forty (40) interview schedule were administered in each of the sampled villages. ...  Read More

Extension of Sustainability
122. Attitude of Agricultural High School Educators in Khouzestan Province Regarding Sustainable Agriculture

Seyed Ahmad Marashi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 89-93

  The purpose of research was analyzing attitude of agricultural high school educators in Khouzestan province, Iran regarding sustainable agriculture. The method of research was correlative descriptive. All agricultural high school educators in Khouzestan province (n=55) were selected for participation ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
123. 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

  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

124. Barriers the Success of Water Users Cooperatives in Dashte Azadegan and Hoveyzeh Townships, Khuzestan Province, Iran

Keyvan Torfi; Ahmad Reza Ommani; Cyrus Salmanzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, , Pages 101-106

  The purpose of this research was identified barriers to the successof water users' cooperatives in Dashte Azadegan and Hoveyzeh Townships, Khuzestan Province, Iran. This research was an applied study and the research method was descriptive. Members of water users' cooperatives considered as statistical ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
125. Farmers’ Perception of Effectiveness of Agricultural Extension Agents in Anambra State, Nigeria

Hyacinth Nwalieji; Nneamaka Nnabueze

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 103-110

  The study assessed farmers’ perception of effectiveness of agricultural extension agents in Anambra State, Nigeria. The population of the study comprised all contact farmers and extension agents in Anambra State. Multi-stage, purposive and simple random sampling techniques were used to select 200 ...  Read More