Farm Management
1. Effectiveness of Integrated Pest Management by Farmers Field Schools (IPM/FFS) Approach: The case of Greenhouse Producers of Tehran and Alborz Provinces, Iran

Azadeh Ahmadvand; Enayat Abbasi; Homayon Farhadian; Hadi Moumenihelali; Alireza Norouzi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 11-24

Abstract
  This research investigated the effectiveness of IPM/FFS project from economic, technical, social-communicative, environmental and psychological aspects in a descriptive-correlational design based on the survey method. The research population consisted of 70 greenhouse producers that had implemented IPM/FFS ...  Read More

Education and training
2. Effectiveness of Entrepreneurship Training Courses in Ilam Province, Iran

Homayoon Moradnezhadi

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 301-307

Abstract
  Given entrepreneurs’ special role in the economic growth and development, many developed and developing countries are attempting to motivate more number of people who have entrepreneurial characteristics towards entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial activities. The purpose of this research was to ...  Read More

3. Effectiveness of Agricultural Training Centers’ Curriculum in Promoting Adoption of Agricultural Technologies: Evidence from Small-Scale Potato Farmers in Nyandarua County, Kenya

Ronald O. Nyamwamu; Justus M. Ombati; John G. Mwangi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2014, , Pages 133-145

Abstract
  Agricultural Training Centres (ATCs) promote crop and livestock development by providing extension information to farmers and serving as models of improved crop and livestock husbandry practices. Although potato farmers in Nyandarua County were trained on potato production technologies, their average ...  Read More

4. Effectiveness of Crop Advisory Services in Aurangabad District of Maharashtra in India

Bhaskar Pant; Alpa Rathi; Anshul Rathi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2012, , Pages 263-269

Abstract
  The project was undertaken to study the evaluation of effectiveness of crop advisory services and suggested measures for filling the gap in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra in India. The survey was carried out in 2010. The data was collected with the help of a specifically designed and pre-tested questionnaire. ...  Read More

5. Effectiveness of Extension Services in Enhancing Outgrowers’ Credit System: A Case of Smallholder Sugarcane Farmers in Kisumu County, Kenya

Abura Odilla Gilbert; Barchok Kipngeno Hillary; Onyango Christopher Asher

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, , Pages 199-207

Abstract
  The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of extension services in enhancing effectiveness of out growers’ credit system in Kisumu County, Kenya. The study specifically sought to determine whether public and private extension services play a significant role in enhancing effectiveness ...  Read More