Original Article
1. Key Barriers to Knowledge-Based Firms in Agricultural Industry

Manochehr Ansari; Hossein Jamour; Mohammad Haghshenas Gorgabi; Mohammad Kavoosi-Kalashami

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 1-17

Abstract
  Given the importance of knowledge-based firms in the agricultural sector, this paper aimed to identify barriers hindering companies from becoming knowledge-based in the dominant competitive and dynamic environment. To this end, using a qualitative approach, in-depth interviews were conducted to collect ...  Read More

Original Article
2. A Talent Management Model in Active Knowledge-Based Companies in Agricultural Domain of Guilan Province (Case Study: Rasht City)

Saied Sehhat; Mohammad Taghi taghavifard; Reza salami; Mojtaba Afsharian

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 0-0

Abstract
  The study aims at providing a model for talent management in active knowledge-based companies in agricultural domain of Guilan Province. This applied and descriptive study with a mixed research method. In the qualitative part, an in-depth semi-structured interview with 30 experts was used and also the ...  Read More

Original Article Farm Management
3. Market Oriented or Not: A Gender Situation Analyses of Small Holder Sweet potato Farmers in South East Nigeria

Okoye Amala Christiana

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 0-0

Abstract
  Farmers can only be market oriented if his/her production plan follows market signals and produce commodities that is more marketable. In other to achieve this, this study provided empirical evidence on the Gender analyses of market orientation in South Eastern, Nigeria. A stratified sampling design ...  Read More

Original Article Strategic planning
4. EFFECTS OF CHANGING AGRICULTURAL SUBSIDIES ON PRODUCTION AND EXPORTS IN IRAN

hossein badih barzin; seyed mahdi Hoseyni; amir Taghavi; mohammad norozian

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 0-0

Abstract
  Subsidy is a tool used by governments as a form of financial aid to support specific economic sectors. Today subsidy is common in several countries, such as Iran due to different political and economic reasons. This study has examined the effects of changing agricultural subsidies on production and exports. ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Faculty Members’ Development in Agricultural Higher Education: Does the university size matter?

Morteza Akbari; Afsaneh Bagheri; Enayat Abbasi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 0-0

Abstract
  Higher education has recently faced new challenges and responsibilities such as higher expectations to contribute to national and regional developments; considerable cuts in public funds, and the highly competitive educational markets. Previous research has suggested a positive association between development ...  Read More

Review Article Environmental policy and management
6. Role of Conservative Agriculture on the Sustainability of Soil structure in Achieving Sustainable Management

Sahar Doaei; Ebrahim Pazira; Shahla Mahmoodi; Ali Mohammadi Torkashvand

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 0-0

Abstract
  Conservative agriculture is considered as an alternative to tackle the need for increased agricultural production based on sustainable agriculture activities with the aim of increasing production and product stability along with preserving the environment. Tillage is one of the most important factors ...  Read More

Original Article Education and training
7. Investigating Challenges of agricultural knowledge and information systems (AKIS) in Iran with Delphi technique

Seyedeh Marzieh Razeghi; Hasan Sadighi; Mohammad Chizari

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 0-0

Abstract
  Sustainable agricultural and rural development requires knowledge and information, skills, attitudes and technologies, which run through a network of actors to produce, distribute and use it in a particular place. The model of the Agriculture Knowledge and Information Systems (AKIS) is designed based ...  Read More

Original Article Strategic planning
8. Investigating the organic agricultural products supply chain in Iran

rezvan ahadi; soroush ghazinouri; laya Olfat; jahanyar Bamdad Soofi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 0-0

Abstract
  The present study aimed to investigate the organic agricultural products supply chain in Iran and provide a processes maturity framework for this chain based on the Iranian Standard of the organic products. Accordingly, the model, proposed in this research, provides an improvement tool that addresses ...  Read More