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Extension strategies for agriculture and rural development /

DK Number:DK-202646
ISBN: 8170356415
Title: Extension strategies for agriculture and rural development /
Author: editor, Ashok K. Singh.
Imprint: Delhi : Daya Pub. House,
Physical Desc.: xxvii, 437 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 25 cm.
Year: 2010
Price: USD 52.95
Summary: Papers presented at a national seminar on "Innovative extension strategies for agricultural development and rural prosperity" held at Bihar during 18-20 December 2008; in Indian context.
Volume Title: section 1. Policy initiative in extension education -- section 2. Market led extension and commercial farming -- section 3. ICT application and methodological advances in agriculture -- section 4. Entrepreneurship development and innovative approaches in extension education.
Subject Strings: Agricultural extension work--Government policy--India--Congresses.
  Agricultural extension work--Information technology--India--Congresses.
  Rural extension--India--Congresses.
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In the wake of globalization, the concept, philosophy and methodologies of extension system in agriculture have undergone a rapid transformation. A reflection of these emerging changes—this book is compilation of over 50 contributed and research papers, written by a galaxy of agricultural and social scientists from all over India, involved in agricultural research and development. Most of these papers are based upon authors’ rich experiences and successful endeavours. Supplemented with references for further reading, the papers have been suitably classified and placed in the book under 5 thematic sections: Policy Initiatives in Extension Education; Market Led Extension; ICT Applications and Methodological Advances in Agricultures; Innovative Approaches in Extension Education; and Gender Mainstreaming in Farming System.


Title Contents
Chapter No.Chapter TitleChapter AuthorPage No.
Major Reforms Needed for a Dynamic Agricultural Extension SystemC . Prasad3
The Needed Shift in Agricultural Development Domains and the Commensurate Extension Strategy for Ushering into the Era of Ever-Green Revolution and Commercial AgricultureP.N. Jha13
An Innovative Approach to Field-Extension-Paliganj ExperienceB.P. Sinha17
Preparing Extension for Emerging Opportunities and Challenges in AgricultureBaldeo Singh24
Staratiform Information and Participatory Extension Management : A Paradigm for In-Tension of Ex-TensionDipak De and Basavaprabhu Jirli36
Transgenic Crops, Biosafety and Sustainable Development : Policy ReflectionR.N. Padaria, Baldeo Singh52
Conceptualizing Agricultural Extension Management for Rural DevelopmentA.K. Singh, Shantanu Kumar and Uma Sah58
Indian Agriculture : At the crossroadsD.K. Sujan and S. Panigrahi67
Strengthening Research and Extension Linkages in AgricultureP. Adhiguru72
Issues and emerging Challenges of Agricultural Marketing : Extension and Export PolicyRam Pratap Singh95
Demand-driven Extension Services for farmersC.S. Armeja102
Market-led Agricultural ExtensionVirendra Kumar Yadav111
e-Choupal and Agricultural MarketingSamir Rajan Dash116
Market Led Extension System in Tribal Zone: An ExperimentC. Satapathy119
farmers driven Participatory Pulses Seed Production for Ensuring Seed-Sufficiency at the Village LevelS.K. Singh, S.N. Nigam and A.K. Singh125
Dynamics of Ajinkyatara farmer's Co-Operative : An Innovative Extension Strategy for Agricultural Development and Rural Prosperity-A Case StudyP.G. Khalache132
A web Based Soil Health Card Application : Decision Support System for Agriculture DevelopmentM.C. Varshneya, R.S. Parmar, Arun Patel143
Community Radio : Looking Forward at Sustainable DevelopmentSuchi Gaur and Sarita Anand155
Importance of Information Communication Technology in Rural DevelopmentPrabhjot Kaur and Sahil Garg162
Mobile Agricultural School and Services : The Latest Technology of Extension System in Agriculture SectorVijay Bharat174
Role of Farm Literature as a Source of latest Agricultural Information for Agricultural Development Officers of PunjabDharminder Singh and D.S. Dhillon179
Utilization Pattern of Communication Sources Channels among the Rural WomenSonika Gupta186
CCS H.A.U. Farmers Fair : An EvaluationPradeep Kumar Reena and S.K. Metha195
Impact of Krishi Mahotsav-2007 in TOT at Village Level in Gujarat StateNikulsinh M. Chauhan204
Qualification of Ingenuous Knowledge on DairyingA. Saha, Swapan B. Mukhopadhyay and Das Gupta221
Construction and Standardization of Management Ability Scale for mango Orchard EnterpriseN.B. Jadav, P.R. Kanani227
A Scale to Measure Attitude Towards Increased Retirement age of College TeachersG.L. Bagdi233
Assessment of Adoption Gap of Production Technology of potato Growers and their Adoption LevelR.P. Singh, Shiv Kumar and Amit Kumar243
Evaluation of watershed management Programme in Bundelkhand Region : A case StudyOm Prakash and V.S. Katiyar247
Impact of IPM Team work on Diffusion and Adoption of IPM Practices in Pigeonpea Crop for Sustainable Yield in North KarnatakaS.K. Meti253
Impact Study of Sulphur Nutrition on Productivity of Soybean in Vertisols of M.P.A.K. Dixit, D.S. Tomar259
Impact of watershed management on Land Use Pattern and productivity Level of Different crops of Jamui DistrictR.B. Prasad, Dilip Kumar and V.K. Singh264
Impact Analysis of Apiculture Training Programme : An Evaluatory Study of Samastiur District in BiharAnuradha Ranjan Kumari270
Impact Assessment of Potato Technologies in Indo-Gangetic Alluvial Plains of BiharBarsati Lal, Anil Kumar276
Constraints in Adoption of Technologies by Farmers of watershed Areas in Different Agro-Ecological Regions of IndiaOm Prakash and Y.V.R. Reddy279
Extension gap and Impact of FLD on Oilseed and Pulses Crops Conducted by KVK Janjgir-Champa : A Case StudyR.N. Sharma, manish Kumar, N.K. Toorray287
Adoption and Level of Knowledge of farmers Regarding Biofertilizer in Agra District(U.P.)Rajeev Chauhan, J.P. Singh291
Strategies for accelerating Technology adoption to Improve Rural Livelihood : A Prospect of North BiharG. Trivedi and Ashok K. Singh299
Constraints Faced by the Programme Coordinators and Suggestions Offered by them For Effective Management of KVKs in IndiaN.M. Cauhan306
Improving Livelihood Security Through Farmer Participatory Pulses Interventions : Experiences from Rainfed Bundelkhand region of IndiaS.K. Singh, A.K. Singh314
Extent of Adoption of Recommended Production technology of Pigeonpea by farmersA.P. Dwivedi, B.P. Singh321
Entrepreneurship Development : Concept and New ApproachesB.K. Mandal ad P. saroj327
A Comparative Analysis of Entrepreneurial behavior of Farmers in Irrigated and Dry Land Areas of Raichur District of Karnataka : An Analytical StudyS.K. Meti332
Productivity Enhancement in Soybean Cropping Pattern through on Farm Trials in vertisols of malwa PlateauU.S. Gautam337
Constraints with Regard to Improved vegetable Production TechnologiesR.S. Suman344
Entrepreneurial Behaviour of Mango Orchard Growers in Junagadh District of Gujarat StateN.B. Jadav, M.N. Popat and D.V. Patel348
Entrepreneurship in Vegetable GrowersRakesh Jain and M.M. Patel356
Livelihood Security through Adoption of Frontier Technology in SoybeanSeema Naberia and S.S. Chauhan362
participatory Irrigation Management : An Impact Study of Mehsana District of Gujarat StateR.F. Thakor and P.J. Joshi365
Innovative Extension Strategies for Farmer's Adoption Towards Salinity Management Practices in Coastal Area of Western GujaratN.B. Jadav, M.B. Viradiya370
To Study the Extent of Knowledge Level and Profile of the Beneficiaries Towards Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana ProgrammeS.M. Kenchanagoudra382
Knowledge and awareness About Mushroom Cultivation Under Management ProjectDayaram and Ashok K. Singh387

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