Volume 12 (2022)
Volume 10 (2020)
Volume 9 (2019)
Volume 8 (2018)
Volume 7 (2017)
Volume 6 (2016)
Volume 5 (2015)
Volume 4 (2014)
Volume 3 (2013)
Volume 2 (2012)
Volume 1 (2011)
Review Article Environmental policy and management
1. Farmers’ Decision-Making Process under Climate Change: Developing a Conceptual Framework

Taher Azizi-Khalkheili; Thomas Aenis; Meysam Menatizadeh; Gholam Hossein Zamani

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 1-15

  In recent decades, climate change and frequent droughts have had great impacts on farming systems and have led farmers to become accustomed to these conditions, which are causing problems, especially, for smallholder farmers. With the severe weather events and their adverse effects, especially in arid ...  Read More

Original Article Education and training
2. Impact Assessment of Self-directness and Meta-cognitive Skills on Agricultural Students’ Academic Achievement in Iran

Masoud Bijani; Aliakbar Raeisi; Naser Valizadeh; Negin Fallah Haghghighi; Maryam Neisi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 17-34

  Students' academic achievement is one of main indicators in evaluating higher agricultural education. One of the most effective strategies in terms of academic achievement is to reinforce self-directness and meta-cognitive skills. The main objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of elf-directness ...  Read More

Original Article Farm Management
3. Comparative Advantage of Production and Measuring the Competitiveness of Major Crops of Urmia County by the Policy Analysis Matrix (PAM)

Donya Bayzidnejad; Mohammad Khodaverdizadeh; Sedigeh Hashemi Bonab

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 35-47

   The purpose of this study was to investigate the comparative advantage of production and measuring the competitiveness of major crops of Urmia County by the policy analysis matrix (PAM) in 2016-2017. The results of the comparative advantage indicators indicated that Urmia has a comparative advantage ...  Read More

Original Article Farm Structures
4. Presenting a New Technique to Assess the Efficiency of Farms with Window-DEA and Malmquist Productivity Index: The Case of Barley Farms In Khash County, Iran

Ali Sardar Shahraki; Neda Aliahmadi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 49-64

  As a major source of income in most countries, the agricultural sector is of a key importance among all economic activities. The improvement in productivity and efficiency is one of the main goals to accomplish economic growth and prosperity. Productivity enhancement has always been a major concern for ...  Read More

Original Article Farm Management
5. Potato Growers' Attitudes and Perceptions towards Precision Irrigation Technologies in Ardabil County, Iran

Asghar Bagheri; Sahar Pirmoazzen

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 65-78

  This study aimed to investigate potato growers’ attitudes towards and perceptions of the drivers and barriers of precision irrigation technologies (PIT). A survey research method was employed for data collection from a sample of 240 potato growers of Ardabil County. A questionnaire was used as ...  Read More

Original Article Education and training
6. Designing a Model for Internship Course in Higher Agricultural Education System Using the Delphi Technique: Combining Academicians and Practitioner Viewpoints

Zahra Korani; Kiumars Zarafshani; Amirhossein Alibaygi; Seyedeh Maryam Hosseyni

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 79-98

  Experts believe that a solution to avoid the inefficiency of university graduates, especially graduates in Agriculture, is to revise the practical courses, especially internships, and transform and amend them. Taking this point into account, this study aimed to design a model for the internship course ...  Read More

Original Article Education and training
7. Identification of Appropriate Strategies to Improve and Develop Private Agricultural Extension System: A Study in Mazandaran Province, Iran

Amir Ahmadpour; Fatemeh Abolghasemi; Hadi Moumeni Helali

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 99-115

  In many countries, private sector provision of agricultural extension services is recognized as a key factor in the process of agricultural development. Insufficient attention to the private agricultural extension system in Iran, despite its relative success, has made it imperative to explore and identify ...  Read More

Review Article Environmental policy and management
8. A Critical Review of Sustainable Pro-Environmental Behavior Theories

Amir Hossein Pirmoradi; Farahnaz Rostami; Abdollhamid Papzan

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 117-135

  Agricultural production decision-making is becoming more complicated due to the inherent complexity of the interaction between natural and human processes as the heart of agricultural systems. Predicting the behavior of agricultural systems is critically important for sustainability issues. Since agriculture ...  Read More

Original Article Environmental policy and management
9. Solutions to Reduce the Vulnerability of Farmers and Beneficiaries of Agricultural Sector to Climate Change

Abdolvahed Kaabi; Kurosh Roosta; Saeed Mohammadzadeh; Reza Baradaran

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 137-159

  Climate change in the Middle East and Iran, as well as the decline in agricultural products and crop lands in Iran over the past 10 years, has attracted the attention of many researchers. Numerous researches have considered economic, environmental, psychological-social, and technical-agricultural damages ...  Read More

Original Article Environmental policy and management
10. Presenting a Framework for Assessing Agricultural Enterprises' Sustainability in Rural Areas (Case Study: Kurdistan Province, Iran)

Snour Ahmadi; Hossein Kouhestani; Hossein Yadavar; Hossein Shabanali Fami; Azad Ahmadi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 161-175

  Nowadays, the concept of sustainability assessment in agricultural entrepreneurship is one of the most prominent research subjects among researchers and policymakers. Although there are numerous sustainability assessment frameworks for agricultural enterprises, the selection of sufficient indicators ...  Read More

Original Article Strategic planning
11. Analyzing the Effective Factors on Developing the Organizing Plans of Zagros Nomads

Mohammad Taheri; Alireza Poursaeid; Roya Eshraghi Samani; Mohammad Bagher Arayesh

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 177-187

  The present study generally aimed to analyze the factors affecting the development of the organizing plans related to Zagros nomads among all relevant experts and managers (n=1100). The sample size was determined by using the sampling table of Bartlett et al. (n=360) and stratified random sampling method ...  Read More