International Journal of Agricultural Economics

Volume 2, Issue 2, March 2017

  • Socio-Economic Factors as Determinants of Farm Management Skills Among Broiler Poultry Producers in Botswana

    Som P. Baliyan, Micah B. Masuku

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 27-34
    Received: 18 November 2016
    Accepted: 3 March 2017
    Published: 18 March 2017
    Abstract: When considering the importance of farm management, poor growth and challenges in poultry production, it is important to analyze and understand the current level of the managerial skills and the factors influencing these skills. This descriptive and co-relational study analyzed socio-economic factors influencing farm management skills among broiler... Show More
  • A Probit Analysis of Factors Affecting Improved Technologies Dis-adoption in Cocoa-Based Farming Systems of Southwestern Nigeria

    Kehinde A. D., Adeyemo R.

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 35-41
    Received: 16 February 2017
    Accepted: 8 March 2017
    Published: 25 March 2017
    Abstract: Increasing productivity via continuous use of improved technologies remains a viable strategy to reducing food insecurity and poverty among smallholder farmers. These improved technologies include improved seed varieties, fertilizer, recommended spacing, recommended mixed cropping and pesticides. This study investigated dis-adoption of improved tec... Show More
  • Education Status of the Farmer and the Probability of Getting Extension Service: An Endeavour Toward the Sustainable Agriculture in Bangladesh

    Noor-E-Sabiha, Md. Elias Hossain

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 42-49
    Received: 14 March 2017
    Accepted: 24 March 2017
    Published: 4 April 2017
    Abstract: The study measures the probability of receiving agricultural extension services with respect to the level of farmers’ rudimentary literacy, primary and secondary level of education, by utilizing survey data from 18 Unions in three agro-ecological regions of Northern Bangladesh. The econometric analysis is based on the application of qualitative res... Show More