NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Assessments and Surveys
Program for International…1
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 534 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Takoutsing, Bertin; Tchoundjeu, Zacharie; Degrande, Ann; Asaah, Ebenezar; Tsobeng, Alain – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2014
Purpose: Formal agricultural research has generated vast amount of knowledge and fundamental insights on land management, but their low adoption has been attributed to the use of public extension approach. This research aims to address whether and how full participation of farmers through the concept of Rural Resource Centre (RRC) provides new…
Descriptors: Land Use, Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Agricultural Occupations
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sinha, Neena; Verma, Pranay – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2020
This article investigates the technology acceptance factors in the context of information communication technology enabled agricultural extension services. Behavioral intention has always been a consequence of the technology acceptance model. The purpose of this study was to examine if the consequence of adoption be an economic benefit to the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Extension Education, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kelly, Nick; Bennett, John McLean; Starasts, Ann – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2017
Purpose: This paper presents economic and pedagogical motivations for adopting information and communications technology (ICT)- mediated learning networks in agricultural education and extension. It proposes a framework for networked learning in agricultural extension and contributes a theoretical and case-based rationale for adopting the…
Descriptors: Rural Extension, Learning Strategies, Social Networks, Social Media
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lyne, Michael C.; Jonas, Nomonde; Ortmann, Gerald F. – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2018
Purpose: This study evaluates the impact of an outsourced extension service delivered by Lima Rural Development Foundation (Lima) in the Umzimkhulu district of South Africa. The evaluation is conducted at both the household and program levels. Design/methodology/approach: Household impacts were estimated using two-stage regression with…
Descriptors: Rural Extension, Eating Habits, Agricultural Occupations, Income
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cawley, A.; O'Donoghue, C.; Heanue, K.; Hilliard, R.; Sheehan, M. – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2019
Purpose: The impact of agricultural knowledge transfer (KT) is related to the access to and the quality of services available. Within this context, the allocation of resources in terms of KT offices and the number of advisers are important considerations for understanding KT impact. This quantitative study evaluates the impact of KT resources on…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Agricultural Production
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Warner, Laura A.; Lamm, Alexa J.; White, Sarah A.; Fisher, Paul R.; Beattie, Peyton N. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2020
Extension professionals help important agricultural sectors across the country resolve challenges using science-based practices that enhance environmental and social wellbeing while supporting businesses. Nursery and greenhouse growers comprise one of the largest sectors of U.S. agriculture, and this group is challenged to conserve water without…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Extension Agents, Critical Thinking, Innovation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gido, Eric O.; Sibiko, Kenneth W.; Ayuya, Oscar I.; Mwangi, Joseph K. – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2015
Purpose: The objective of the study was to determine the level and determinants of demand for extension services among small-scale maize farmers in Kenya. Design/methodology/approach: Based on an exploratory research design, primary data were collected from a sample of 352 households through face-to-face interviews. Focus group discussions were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Occupations, Food, Rural Extension
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Berger, Aaron; Kelsey, Timothy W.; Goetz, Stephan J.; Goodling, Robert C., Jr.; Ishler, Virginia A. – Journal of Extension, 2019
Dairy-related Extension programming is important in many states, but the economic impact of such programming has received little attention. We examined the impact of Know Your Numbers, an educational program offered by the Penn State Extension Dairy Team. Using follow-up evaluation data and the economic impact tool IMPLAN, we estimated that the…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Program Effectiveness, Economic Impact, Agricultural Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Roka, Fritz M.; Thissen, Carlene A.; Monaghan, Paul F.; Morera, Maria C.; Galindo-Gonzalez, Sebastian; Tovar-Aguilar, Jose Antonio – Journal of Extension, 2017
This article outlines a four-step model for developing a training program for farm labor supervisors. The model draws on key lessons learned during the development of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Farm Labor Supervisor Training program. The program is designed to educate farm supervisors on farm labor laws…
Descriptors: Models, Program Development, Training, Supervisors
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
McKee, Brandon H.; Lamm, Alexa J.; Bunch, J. C. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
Extension educators seek to provide scientific research and perspective to farmers and the public. The connection that Extension educators foster between farmers and consumers can be capitalized upon to build trust and ultimately encourage behavior change through social capital. Agricultural educators have recognized the need for consumers and…
Descriptors: Water, Conservation (Environment), Extension Education, Extension Agents
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Feldhues, Katherine; Tanner, Timothy – Journal of Extension, 2017
Extension administrators contemplating the challenge of employee turnover should consider potential motivation factors. Through the lens of Herzberg's motivation-hygiene theory, we explored the relationship between financial uncertainty and employee turnover in Ohio State University Extension. The Human Resources department and Business Office of…
Descriptors: Extension Agents, Teacher Persistence, College Programs, Motivation Techniques
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hellin, Jon – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2012
Purpose: New approaches to extension service delivery are needed that stimulate increased agricultural production, contribute to collective action and which also foster the emergence of agricultural innovation systems. Research in Peru and Mexico explores some of these new approaches. Design/methodology/approach: In both countries, a qualitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Rural Extension, Agricultural Production
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bisseleua, D. H. B.; Idrissou, L.; Olurotimi, P.; Ogunniyi, A.; Mignouna, D.; Bamire, S. A. – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2018
Purpose: In this paper, we explore the strategic role of Multi-stakeholder processes (MSP) in agricultural innovations and how it has impacted livelihood assets' (LAs) capital dynamics of stakeholders in platforms in West Africa. Design/Methodology/Approach: We demonstrate how LA capitals and socio-economic dynamics induced by MSP can enhance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Production, Innovation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lamontagne-Godwin, J.; Williams, F. E.; Aslam, N.; Cardey, S.; Dorward, P.; Almas, M. – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2018
Purpose: Rural advisory services ensure agricultural information is disseminated to rural populations, yet they are less accessible to women. This research provides insight on gender differences in information access by investigating frequency of use and preference of agricultural information sources by gender in a rural setting, differentiated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Information, Gender Differences, Rural Areas
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Franklin, Nancy; Humphrey, Jordan; Roth, Greg W.; Jackson, Daney G. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2010
If adversity brings opportunity, great opportunity may now be on the doorstep. The dual forces of an economy transitioning from an industrial focus to an innovation imperative, and a global financial downturn of massive proportions are leaving families, organizations,and communities scrambling for relief, solutions, and hope. Meanwhile, a…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Extension Education, National Security, Energy
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  36