Agricultural extension

worldwide institutional evolution and forces for change
  • 312 Pages
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Elsevier , Amsterdam, New York
Agricultural extension
Statementedited by William M. Rivera and Daniel J. Gustafson.
ContributionsGustafson, Daniel J.
LC ClassificationsS544 .A588 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 312 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1556257M
ISBN 100444892397
LC Control Number91036682

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The book contains six chapters, each focusing on a particular topic. Topics covered includes: General Conditions for Cultivation of Crops, Farm Management, Occupational Health and Safety, Farmer’s Access to Service.

Author(s): National Institute of Agricultural Extension, Ministry of Agriculture, India. 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.

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Jitendra Chauhan Reader, Agriculture Extension R. College, Bichpuri, Agra ( ) CONTENTS Introduction Qualities and role of extension worker History of extension work in India Pre-independence programmes Post-independence programmes.

Agricultural extension activity is important agrarian-political instrument of the state which stimulates the development of agricultural production. Agricultural extension service has to be competent in agricultural skills, to communicate efficiently with producers and stimulate them to acquire new knowledge.

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.”.

agricultural extension is differentiated from rural extension, and the proposal is put forward to develop communication services as a form of "rural extension" to provide both agricultural and non-agricultural information to rural populations.

As a rural development instrument, communication holds great promise for serving those inCited by: W.A.D.P. Wanigasundera, Nihal Atapattu, in Agricultural Extension Reforms in South Asia, Abstract.

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Farmers Handbook on Basic Agriculture. We trust that this Handbook will benefit maximum number of farmers to make farming economically and environmentally more sustainable. The book contains six chapters, each focusing on a particular topic. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication data Agricultural extension and rural development: breaking out of traditions / edited by Raymond L.

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