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Original Article Environmental policy and management
1. Management of Date Palm Leaf Waste Consumption in Animal Feeding: The Case of Ranchers in the South of Kerman Province

Mohsen Adeli Sardooei; Mohammad Khodaverdizadeh; Omidali Esmaeilipour

Volume 11, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 455-466

Abstract
  The present research aimed to use the concept of willingness to use and the ordinal logit model to evaluate the factors influencing the adoption of date palm leaf waste (PLW) by ranchers in the south of Kerman province in 2020. Data were collected by filling in 202 questionnaires by ranchers randomly ...  Read More

Original Article Farming Systems
2. Agricultural Cooperatives and Improved Technologies Adoption among Smallholder Farmers in Cocoa-Based Farming Systems of Southwestern Nigeria

Ayodeji Kehinde

Volume 11, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 467-483

Abstract
  This study was therefore conducted to determine the effect of membership in agricultural cooperatives on the adoption of improved technologies in cocoa-based farming systems. A multi-stage sampling procedure was employed to select 200 respondents for the study. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, ...  Read More

Original Article Environmental policy and management
3. Using DEA Models to Measure Energy Efficiency of Grape Production

Majid Namdari; Hassan Ghasemi Mobtaker; Mousa Rasouli

Volume 11, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 485-493

Abstract
  Energy ratio and technical efficiency are the ways to explain the efficiency of farmers in crops production. The objective of this study was the application of non-parametric method of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to analyze the efficiency of orchards, discriminate efficient farmers from inefficient ...  Read More

Original Article Decision-making
4. Modeling Attitude Components Affecting the Acceptance of Functional Dairy Foods among Iranian Urban Consumers

Mohammad Kavoosi-Kalashami; AmirAli Faridi; Hamid El Bilali

Volume 11, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 495-510

Abstract
  Since conventional foods can have different negative effects on human health and cause a variety of diseases, including cancer, the use of functional foods is highly recommended. In this study, the attitudinal factors affecting the acceptance of functional dairy foods (FDF) by urban consumers in Rasht ...  Read More

Original Article Farm Management
5. Estimating the Economic Value of Organic Rice

Yadollah Bostan; Ahmad Fatahi Ardakani; Mohammadreza Tabesh

Volume 11, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 510-522

Abstract
  The demand for organic products has increased in the past decade due to concerns about the environmental and health issues of food products. This study provides marketing data on consumer preferences and willingness to pay (WTP) for organic rice in Babol County, Northern Iran. The main objective of this ...  Read More

Original Article Education and training
6. Evaluation of Urban Agriculture Training Courses Using Kirkpatrick’s Model

Soraya Porjavid; Alireza Poursaeed; Seyed Mehdi Mirdamadi

Volume 11, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 523-533

Abstract
  The aim of the present study was to evaluate urban agricultural education effectiveness based on the Kirkpatrick model in Tehran, Iran. The study participants of this research were included all citizens participated in educational and counselling centers focused on flowers and plants in district two ...  Read More

Review Article
7. A study on the factors underpinning the sales effectiveness by grounded theory: The case of food industry

Mohammad Javanbakht; Ebrahim Chirani; Seyed Mahmoud Shabgo Monsef

Volume 11, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 535-556

Abstract
  AbstractToday, companies are well aware of the significance of sales and attempt to stabilize and/or improve their status in the competitive climate of the markets by increasing their sales. The present qualitative research aims to enumerate the factors influencing sales effectiveness using grounded ...  Read More