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need for quality data in agricultural extension

David Eding

need for quality data in agricultural extension

by David Eding

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Published by (s.n.) in Gaborone .
Written in English


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At head of cover: Baikagi fifth paper.

Statementby David Eding and David Eding and Mel Errington.
ContributionsErrington, Mel.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14587162M

  Agricultural Extension is a thorough, practical handbook that explains the purpose, importance, and far-reaching effects of agricultural extension throughout the world. The information presented tells how to establish, communicate, and implement effective agricultural extension programs that address specific needs and long-term goals in any.   Agricultural extension or Cooperative extension service relate to applications of agricultural science: communication, marketing, and business. Questions (64) Publications (52,).

Agricultural extension is an important tool for rural development, especially in less industrialized counties - extension workers play a vital role in educating farmers to produce better crops and more productive animals at lower cost. The new edition continues to present basic principles which can be applied to all situations, but has been revised to take account of the changes that have Reviews: 1. Agriculture in Wake County continues to be a major economic force, contributing more than $50 million a year to Wake County's economy. Extension agents are available to answer questions about pests, crop production methods, market details, and other items pertinent to agricultural production.

Agricultural Extension Reforms in South Asia: Status, Challenges, and Policy Options is based on agricultural extension reforms across five South Asian countries, reflecting past experiences, case studies and experiments. Beginning with an overview of historical trends and recent developments, the book then delves into country-wise reform. Troy Luepke - County Extension Agent - Agriculture and Natural Resources. Victoria Grissom - County Extension Agent - 4H and Youth Development. Rachel Hall - Program Assistant-Youth. Description: The Texas AgriLife Extension, Comal County offers assistance to Extension Education and 4-H clubs, as well as community groups and organizations.


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This manual is a practical guide for extension workers in Size: 2MB. Data were collected with structured questionnaires distributed to rural smallholder farmers and 20 agricultural extension agents using a multiple stage sampling technique.

The Training and Visit (T&V) system of management was introduced in Kenya by the World Bank in as a pilot, which became effective in The two Bank Extension Projects that supported the T&V system sought to increase agricultural productivity and develop the institutions of the extension service.

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To discuss history of agricultural extension in the world and. Agricultural Extension and Rural Extension 25 Distinguishing between agricultural extension and rural extension26 Communication for rural development 26 Blurring between agricultural and rural extension 28 III.

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1 day ago  To inform agricultural policy, many data streams need to be synthesized — scrutinized and evaluated en masse for effectiveness and lack of harm (to communities or ecosystems, say).

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Data. Agricultural policy packages need to be both coherent and efficient to enable the sector to develop its full potential and achieve key public policy objectives. The sector is facing a number of challenges related to meeting future demands for food, fuel, fibre and eco-services in a more sustainable manner in the context of a changing climate.Extension is an ongoing process of getting useful information to people and then assisting those people to acquire the necessary knowledge, attitudes and skills to utilize this information or technology for improvement of their quality of life.

The term, ‘agricultural extension’, narrows the focus and defines the area to which the.