Original Article
1. Review and Prioritization of Various Advertisement Methods by Meat Products Matrix Analytic Hierarchy Method (AHP): A Case Study of Sausages Products

Sara Esfandi; Ahmad Fatahi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 1-6

Abstract
  Advertising is not only as a tool to increase company sales. Fast development of mass communication tools and added new mediums to advertising media have been introduced the advertising as a key element in the success or failure of a company. Due to the intense competition between companies and the fast ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Investigating the Effect of Variations in Irrigation Water Price on Cropping Pattern and Gross Margin under Uncertainty (Case Study: Khorasan Razavi)

Mostafa Mardani; Saman Ziaee; Elham Kalbali; Samira Soltani

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 7-16

Abstract
  Water shortage crisis is an issue that has led to drastic changes in different agricultural policies, especially in arid and semi-arid areas. Uncertainty in the amount of resources, e.g. water, used for agricultural production entails risk for farmers' income and cropping pattern changes. In the present ...  Read More

Retracted
3. The Effect of Agricultural Production Subsidies Reduction in the Economic Variables of Agricultural Sector of Iran: Multifunctional Assessment in CGE Model

Saeed Mehrjou; Zahra Kiani-Feyzabad

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 17-26

Abstract
  The production of public goods like amenity value of the landscape, food security, preservation of rural communities and rural lifestyle, by agricultural sector is a subject that has been widely accepted by experts. However, in many policies and political analyses carried out, solely the production of ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Impacts of Strategic Learning Practices on Employees’ Commitment in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) Engaged in Agriculture and Protein Food Production Sectors in Guilan Province

Elham Sedighi Pashaki; Kambiz Shahroudi; Mehdi Fadaei

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 27-31

Abstract
  The survival of the firms depends on the adoption of techniques and methods for encouraging learning among people. On other hand, it is necessary to have an attitude for interaction and endeavour in order for the learning to be built and conserved. Therefore, committed people in organizations have always ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Evaluation of Land Cover Changes Ysing Remote Sensing Technique (Case study: Hableh Rood Subwatershed of Shahrabad Basin)

Khadijeh Abolfathi; Marzieh Alikhah-Asl; Mohammad Rezvani; Mohammad Namdar

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 33-42

Abstract
  The growing population and increasing socio-economic necessities creates a pressure on land use/land cover. Nowadays, land use change detection using remote sensing data provides quantitative and timely information for management and evaluation of natural resources. This study investigates the land use ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Analysis of Agro-Chemical Inputs Use in Maize Production among Small-Scale Farmers in Iwo Local Government, Osun State, Nigeria

Kemi Funmilayo Omotesho; Azeez Muhammad-Lawal; Gafar Olawumi Iyiowu

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 43-50

Abstract
  In spite of the development of various improved cultivars of maize, yield in Nigeria has continued to be hampered by the over cropped nature of most farmlands as well as a wide range of pests and diseases. This study therefore carried out an analysis of agro-chemical inputs’ use in maize production ...  Read More

Original Article Farm Management
7. Feasibility of Farmers’ Participation in Optimal Irrigation Management System (Case of Guilan Province)

Mohammad Taleghani

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 51-59

Abstract
  Farmers’ participation in the maintenance and operation of water facilities has a positive impact on their attitude and internal trends and incentives to have closer cooperation with Regional Water Organization. The transfer of irrigation management to farmers enhances the productivity of water ...  Read More

Original Article
8. Analysis of the Relationship between "Agricultural Information System Members' Viewpoint towards Organic Products" and "their Environmental Attitude": the Case of the Central District of Boyer-ahmad County

Mehdi Nooripoor; Sanaz Arpanahi; Zeinab Sharifi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 61-69

Abstract
  The aim of this research was to investigate this research was to investigate the relationship between Agricultural Information System (AIS) members' viewpoint towards organic products and their environmental in central District of Boyer- Ahmad County. The research population included researchers, extension ...  Read More

Original Article
9. Promoting Organizational Entrepreneurship in Iran: Evidences From Agricultural Extension Workers

Nader Naderi; Nematollah Shiri; Mojgan Khoshmaram; Masoud Ramezani

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 71-79

Abstract
  The main purpose of this study was to investigate the role of Knowledge Management (KM) in Organizational Entrepreneurship (OE) among agriculture extension workers at Kermanshah Township, Iran. The statistical population in this study consisted of all agriculture extension workers of Jihad-e-Agriculture ...  Read More

Original Article
10. Effective Factors on Application of Sustainable Agricultural Practices by Paddy Farmers (Case of Rural Production Cooperatives Members)

Amir Ahmadpour

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 81-91

Abstract
  One of the central duties of rural production cooperatives is to promote the adoption and application of sustainable agricultural practices by farmers, which hinges on several factors. Therefore, the study intends to evaluate the factors influencing the application of sustainable agricultural practices ...  Read More

Original Article
11. Ranking and Level of Development According to the Agricultural Indices, Case Study: Sistan Region

Ali Sardar Shahraki; Javad Shahraki; Seyed Arman Hashemi Monfared

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 93-100

Abstract
  Sistan region is one of the most important agricultural areas in the province of Sistan and Baluchistan. Therefore, given the heterogeneity in agriculture and recognizing these differences, the aim of this study was to obtain the level of development of agriculture in the Sistan region. To obtain this ...  Read More

Original Article
12. Bank Credits and Investment Growth of Agricultural Sector in Iran

Mehdi Shabanzadeh; Reza Esfanjari Kenari; Parinaz Jansouz; Mohammad Kavoosi Kalashami

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 101-108

Abstract
  This study were examined relationship between bank credits and investment growth of agricultural sector in Iran during the period of 1982-2011 by auto regressive distribution lag bounds test approach. Basically, the growth investing of the agricultural sector in Iran is related to oil revenues, bank ...  Read More

Original Article
13. The Sustainability Practices among Dairy Farmers: The Case of Johor

Zainab Mohd Karim; Nalini Arumugam; Boniface Bonaventure

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 109-115

Abstract
  Sustainability concept in agriculture is becoming widespread throughout industries in many fields even in crop production, livestock production and etc. Sustainable in agriculture is believed can give present and future good benefit to the farmers and society. However, in dairy sector in Malaysia, the ...  Read More

Original Article
14. Land Suitability Classification of East Azerbaijan Research Station for Tomato, Potato, Onion and Bean

Parisa Alamdari; Setareh Amanifar

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 117-122

Abstract
  In this study, qualitative land suitability evaluation was made for research station of East Azarbaijan, for tomato, potato, onion and bean. The study was done using Simple Limitation Method (SLM), Limitation Method regarding Number and Intensity (LMNI) and Parametric Methods (PM) such as the square ...  Read More