Original Article Environmental policy and management
1. Factors Affecting Energy Consumption in the Agricultural Sector of Iran: The Application of ARDL-FUZZY

Maryam Ziaabadi; Mohammadreza Zare Mehrjerdi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 293-305

Abstract
  Given the unlimited needs of mankind and the limited resources available, human beings have always been thinking about how to use the available resources and facilities optimally. Energy plays an important role in economic activities and it is of great importance in agriculture. Over the past four decades, ...  Read More

Original Article Environmental policy and management
2. Effect of Climate Change Dimensions on Agricultural Entrepreneurial Opportunities Recognition

Mojgan Khoshmaram; Nematollah Shiri; Moslem Savari

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 307-318

Abstract
  Climate change is one of the most important challenges of the current century, affecting agriculture more than other ones, an entrepreneur farmer perceives environmental challenges and changes as an opportunity. In this regard, this study aims to analyze the effects of climate change dimensions on Entrepreneurial ...  Read More

Case Report Decision-making
3. Factors Affecting on Research Practices Development regarding Entrepreneurship in Agricultural Higher Education: A Two-Step Approach to Structural Equation Modeling

Masoud Ahmadinejad

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 319-330

Abstract
  The purpose of this research was to identify the factors affecting research practices development (RPD) regarding entrepreneurship in agricultural higher education, case study Islamic Azad University, Khouzestan Province, Iran.  Faculty members in Islamic Azad University, Khouzestan Province were ...  Read More

Original Article Farm Management
4. Targeted Marketing in Herbal Medicine; Application for Grounded Theory and K- Mean Algorithm

Azita Sherej Sharifi; Ghasemali Bazaee; Seyed Abbas Heydari

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 331-346

Abstract
  One of the major industries to meet the expansion goals in human, social, and economic aspects is herbal medicine. Marketing department, producers, and entrepreneurs play an important role in applying potentials in this industry, but, as herbal medicine scholars argue, herbal medicine market share in ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Socio-economic Impacts of Investment Development Policy on the Agricultural Sector

Parnian Zand; Hamidreza Mirzaie Khalilabadi; Hosein Mehrabi Boshrabadi; Sedigheh Nabieian

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 347-362

Abstract
  Investment in the agricultural sector is important because this sector greatly affects the realms of providing food independence and security, employment, sustainable development, and environmental preservation. So, this study investigated the socio-economic impacts (direct and indirect effects) of the ...  Read More

Original Article Family and social enterprise
6. Effect of Inbound Marketing Factors on Marketing Performance: The Case of Restaurant and Catering Industry in Rasht with an Emphasis on Restaurants with Gilaki Names

Mehdi Mohammadi Kouchesfahani; Mohammad Jalili; Mahmoud Noraei

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 0-0

Abstract
  The present study explores the effect of inbound marketing factors on marketing performance. The statistical population was composed of all customers of six restaurants with Gilaki names in Rasht, which are active in cyberspace. A total of 400 individuals were selected by convenience sampling. The standard ...  Read More

Original Article
7. Farm Food Safety Practices in the North of Iran

Ahmad Abedi Sarvestani; Amaneh Avarand

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 379-389

Abstract
  Food safety begins on the farms and farmers play a crucial role in producing healthy food. Several factors were investigated here including water quality, labor health, health facilities, packaging and storage, transportation, fertilizers and solid organic materials, and field sanitation to reach more ...  Read More

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

Okoye Amala Christiana

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, 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 Farm Management
9. Loan Repayment and Its Implication on Agricultural Financing in Ghana-The Case of Mida Agriculture Program

Maxwell Amedi; Moses Dumayiri; Abdul-Rashid Suhuyini Mohammed

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 0-0

Abstract
  The study investigated performance of loan repayment among rice farmers under the MiDA agricultural credit programme in the Hohoe Municipality. Primary data was collected from 120 farmers from 4 beneficiary towns while secondary data was gathered from literatures and various organizations. Multistage ...  Read More