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The rise and significance of agricultural extension work

by C. W. Warburton

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radio scripts,
  • National farm and home hour (Radio program),
  • Agricultural extension work,
  • Home demonstration work

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C. W. Warburton
    ContributionsUnited States. Department of Agriculture
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet (2 pages) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26436502M
    OCLC/WorldCa1021052189

    For these extension officers to be successful, it is necessary to investigate whether extension and other agricultural services are appropriately located at provincial level. Innovative means for agricultural extension and training by the state in partnership with industries should be sought” (National Planning Commission, ). ♥ Book Title: Farm management extension services: a review of global experience ♣ Name Author: Kahan, D.G. ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total sheet ♮ News id: OcFBX9nFWZAC Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "This Occasional Paper presents the findings of a global review of farm management.

    1 19 Extension Work in the US The conditions for agricultural extension to evolve apart from the importance of farmers and agriculture in the society and economy concerned, several conditions appear to be necessary for the initiation and organized development of agricultural extension work. 1 st Information has been assembled, systematized and. Agricultural extension is the application of scientific research and new knowledge to agricultural practices through farmer field of 'extension' now encompasses a wider range of communication and learning activities organized for rural people by educators from different disciplines, including agriculture, agricultural marketing, health, and business studies.

    Supporting agricultural extension towards Climate-Smart Agriculture An overview of existing tools. Sustainability assessment of farming systems in the Philippines with the RISE tool. The importance of post-harvest management: best practices. 45% of income derived from non-agricultural sources, and often 80%. Non-farm income is sometimes agriculture-dependent, but often not: long distance migration, usually to cities, sometimes international, contributes an increasing share of household income. (Bryceson) 7. In the s, agriculture accounted for perhaps 40 per cent of the national.


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Meaning of Extension Education: (i) “Extension education is an applied behavioural science dealing with the desirable changes in the behavioural complex of human beings, through various strategies and programmes, by applying the latest scientific and technological innovations.”.

Extension provides a critical support service for rural producers meeting the new challenges confronting agriculture: transformation in the global food and agricultural system, including the rise of supermarkets and the growing importance of standards, labels, and food safety; growth in nonfarm rural employment and agribusiness; constraints.

Agricultural extension. There are probably more extension agents involved in agricultural activities than in any other aspect of rural life. Given the importance of agriculture and the need to produce food both for the farm family and for the nation as a whole, this emphasis upon agricultural extension is.

Agricultural extension and education is an essential tool for the development of integrated agricultural development programs (Shahbazi, ). It is possible to imagine agricultural extension and.

information. The costs of adapting agriculture to climate change can be large and the methods not always well known. Mitigation efforts will require information, education, and technology transfer.

Agricultural extension and advisory services, both public and private, thus have a major role to play in providing farmers with information. By following these principles, the importance of agricultural extension increases many folds. The principles are; 1 Individuals are at Core of a Society.

It is a fact that individuals are the building block of an economy and nation. An individual is a part of a group. Different groups work and interact together to make a society and as a result. Agricultural extension is the service that provides technical advice to farmers, helps farmers acquire required inputs including credit for farming, provides training and evaluates new agricultural technologies on farmers’ fields in close collabor.

Agricultural research agendas remain largely academic unless extension workers provide input in terms of the identified and as yet unsolved field problems of the farmers.

Research focuses on the technical aspects for generating useful technologies. While extension focuses on the acceptance and adoption of those technologies by users.

Extension is education for all village people. Extension is bringing about desirable changes in the knowledge, attitudes and skills of people. Extension is helping people to help themselves.

Extension is working with men and women, boys and girls, to answer their felt needs and wants. APPROPRIATE EXTENSION METHODS INTRODUCTION A principle of the Department™s Extension Approach is the use of a wide range of different extension methods. This Chapter outlines the main extension methods which can be used and contains some guidance on how to choose appropriate methods for different target groups.

The national extension policy of Malawi – lessons from implementation. The Government of Malawi put in place the National Extension Policy in to promote the provision of quality agricultural extension services. Fifteen years after its introduction, while action has been taken on some compo-nents, many key elements of.

Pakistan is an agricultural based economy and about two-third population lives in the rural areas. The role of agricultural extension in the sustainable development of rural areas has not been. Book Detail: Dimensions of Agriculture Extension Language: English Pages: Author: TNAU Price: Free Instant Horticulture Outlines of Dimensions of Agriculture Extension Education and extension Principles, philosophy processes and objectives of extension Rural development Developmental programmes of pre-independence era Development programmes of post- independence era.

ADVERTISEMENTS: Read this article to learn about Demonstration. After reading this article you will learn about: 1. Meaning of Demonstration 2. Types of Demonstration.

Meaning of Demonstration: (i) Demonstration means showing by doing. The basic principle of Demonstration is learning by seeing and doing. ADVERTISEMENTS: (ii) The concept of demonstration was given by Dr. Seeman [ ]. and given the importance of agriculture in rural areas, agricultural exten­ sion agents will be the greater number.

The principles and methods of extension examined in this text are also relevant to those who work in extension in fields other than agriculture, such as home economists, com­ munity development workers or health workers. Thomas Daum, in Encyclopedia of Food Security and Sustainability, Agricultural Extension Services.

Providing agricultural extension services to famers is costly and challenging because of several reasons: farmers are geographically dispersed in difficult-to-reach places (Nakasone and Torero, ); some of their information requirements are highly localized (Binswanger and Rosenzweig. Importance of agricultural extension Evidence from many countries show that agricultural extension is a pro-poor public investment.

Examples are: • One ag extension visit reduced poverty by % and increased consumption growth by % in Ethiopia (Dercon, et al., ) • Increase in extension visits in Uganda reduced poverty. Agricultural Extension Manual Chapter CHAPTER 10 GROUP EXTENSION APPROACH INTRODUCTION Group extension events happen when extension staff work with several farmers at the same time and place.

They provide an opportunity for group based learning, can stimulate group. In Africa there is an estimated 1 extension worker per 4, farmers, compared with 1 per hundred farmers in developed countries. [8] This ratio falls far below the Food and Agriculture Organization recommendation of 1 officer for every proportion of agriculture budgets allocated to extension services varies from country to country, for example, from 5% in Zambia to 50% in.

8 African agricultural development paths over the last 30 years Contrary to popular belief, agricultural production in Africa has increased steadily: its value has almost tripled (+%), and is al.

Agricultural Journalism is now gaining importance, particularly after the establishment of agricultural university (AU) in India, technical information needs to be provided to the farmers at the right time and in the right way, so that the productivity can be increased.

The role of the media in agricultural and rural development was the topic. The functions of agricultural extension are as follows: 1)To assist farmers to discover and analyse their problems, their felt and unfelt needs.

2)To develop leadership among farmers and help them in organising groups to solve their problems. 3)To. Four research questions were raise to capture the impacts played by agricultural extension agents and questionnaires is used to elicit information from the respondents which are farmers in the study area.

the questionnaire is divided into two part, part A and B. the part A was set up to ask questions on the personal information of the respondents while section B was to ask questions that will.