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Relative costs of extension methods which influence changes in farm and home practices

H. J. Baker

Relative costs of extension methods which influence changes in farm and home practices

by H. J. Baker

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural extension work.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby H.J. Baker and M.C. Wilson.
    SeriesTechnical bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 125, Technical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 125.
    ContributionsWilson, M. C., United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23002459M

      Fixed Cost: A fixed cost is a cost that does not change with an increase or decrease in the amount of goods or services produced or sold. Fixed costs are Author: Will Kenton. The most common medium weights are to oz/sq yd and are best for season extension for such crops as melons, cucumbers, squash, lettuces, peas, carrots, radishes, potatoes, sweet corn, strawberries, and cut flowers. With covers under oz there is minimal heat retention at night; and over oz, there is a significant reduction in.

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Bulletins influenced the adoption of percent of home economics practices compared to per- cent of agricultural practices (fig, 3). Individual methods of extension Group methods of extension Types of group extension methods In the previous chapter, the mass communication methods that the extension agent can employ in his work with farmers were reviewed.

In this chapter, two other extension methods that the agent can employ will be examined. In agricultural-dependent economies, extension programmes have been the main conduit for disseminating information on farm technologies, support rural adult learning and assist farmers in developing their farm technical and managerial skills.

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Information on the direct costs and cost-effectiveness of agricultural extension services across Africa is sparse, in part because this is not often evaluated. In the case of Malawi in the early ’s, direct agent-to-farmer extension services cost US$21 per contact and US$4 to US$5 per participant for a one-day ‎‎ training course.

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Farming systems research and extension methods have been widely tested and applied Farming systems methods are cost-and time-efficient in this regard. The As the management of this one field influences practices in other.

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