1. Economic Pricing of Water in Pistachio Production of Sirjan

Nasrin Ohadi; Jaleh Kurki Nejad

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 247-252

Abstract
  Given the strategic remarkable rank of pistachio in non-oil exports, inputs’ management in its production is so important. As the scarcest input in agricultural sector, water is considered to be among the most important inputs of pistachio production.Water inadequate supply and limate conditions ...  Read More

2. Searching on a Model for Sustainable Agricultural Higher Education Center (SAHEC)

Reza Movahedi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 253-264

Abstract
  This research has used a mixed methodology with both quantitative and qualitative approaches. The study population included three groups; the post-graduate students, professors and academic staff at two universities, Khouzestan Ramin Agriculture and Natural Resources University and Bu-Ali Sina University. ...  Read More

3. Use of Computer and Internet in Agricultural Extension as perceived by Extension Workers

Gholamreza Pezeshkirad; Zahra Hajihashemi; Mohhamad Chizari

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 277-285

Abstract
  The purpose of this study was to determine computer and Internet use in agricultural extension by Extension Workers (EWs). This study used a descriptive-correlational design.Population for the study consisted of all extension workers (N= 320) in Isfahan Province, Iran. A stratified sampling technique ...  Read More

4. Socio-Economic Determinants of Supply and Demand for Convenience Foods (Okpa, Moimoi and Meat Pie) in Lafia Urban of Nasarawa State, Nigeria

E.G. Onuk; C.N. Shailong; B.A Beshi; E.A. Adgidzi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 287-296

Abstract
  The study specifically described the socio-economic status of the people involved in the production, distribution and consumption of convenience foods in Lafia urban of Nasarawa State. It identified the factors that influence the entry into convenience food enterprise, factors necessitating the demand ...  Read More

5. Factor Affecting the Sustainable Management of Agricultural Water

Masoud Samian; Karim Naderi Mahdei; Heshmatollah Saadi; Hamid Balali; Reza Movahedi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 297-307

Abstract
  The main purpose of the study was to investigate the factors affecting the sustainable management of agricultural water in Hamedan. The study population included all wheat farmers possessing irrigated farms in Hamedan city (N=1800). Of these farmers a sample of 317 people has been selected by using randomized ...  Read More

6. The Nonlinear Relationship between Bank Credits and Agricultural Employment in Mazandaran Province

Alireza Keikha; Farshid Alipour; Hamid Mohammadi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 309-312

Abstract
  Mazandaran province is one of the most important agricultural areas in Iran. Researches findings show that the role of bank credits is really important due to the lack of available funds in agricultural sector. In this study, the relationship between allocation of Agricultural Bank credits of Iran as ...  Read More

7. Food Price Change and its Welfare Impact on Iranian Households

Mohammad Ghahremanzadeh; Mohammad Bagher Ziaei

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 313-323

Abstract
  Iran has experienced high food prices in recent years. This paper examines the welfare impacts of rising major food groups' prices on Iranian urban households using Quadratic Almost Ideal Demand System (QUAIDS) approach. The elasticity coefficients derived from QUAIDS are used to estimate Compensated ...  Read More