Research Papers/Topics in Agricultural Education

Modification and Testing of Biomass Dryer

ABSTRACTDrying is out of the major problem in post harvest operation. The traditional method of  Drying (Sun drying) is weather dependent and unhygienic which affect food storage most especially in developing countries like India where more than 3300 to 3700 hours of bright sunshine per year available in North- West and West coastal region. The dryer consist of the following operating component parts: a cabinet, blower, trays, temperature controller, copper wire and light emitting ...

The Effects Of Climate Change On Rural Livelihoods In Indaba Ward, Zvishavane

Abstract Extremely high temperatures and very low rainfall has been witnessed in Zimbabwe and this has been the evidence that has shown that climate change is taking place within the country. The Indaba Ward in Zvishavane District has got a population of 5067 people, 2307 men and 2660 women. These changes in climatic conditions have been witnessed specifically in agro-ecological regions 4 and 5 located and these changes have affected the sources of livelihood especially of the rural pop...

Development of Farmer Learning Program For Climate Change Mitigation And Adaptation in Cross Rivers State,Nigeria

ABSTRACT Absence of a farmer learning programme on climate change mitigation and adaptation in Cross River states is responsible for farmers’ low or non-usage of climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies with its attendant grievous impact on agricultural resources and production; farmers’ health, comfort and survival. To this end, this study was designed to develop a farmer learning programme for climate change mitigation and adaptation in Cross River State. Seven rese...

Evaluation of Content And Readability of Recommended Textbooks on Agriculture For Upper Basic Education in Enugu State, Nigeria

Abstract The study was carried out to determine the adequacy of the content and the readability of the recommended textbooks on Agriculture for Upper Basic Education in Enugu state. Eighteen research questions were posed and answered by the study. The evaluation research design was adopted. The population of the study was the 29 recommended textbooks on Agriculture for Upper Basic Education schools in Enugu state. The sample for the study was 27 recommended main textbooks on Agriculture...

Women Cooperatives And Agricultural Productivity in Selected Local Government Areas in Enugu State

ABSTRACT Cooperatives have been regarded as one of the main institutional machinery for empowering the economically weak members of the society. Despite the availability of cooperative societies, it appears that a significant proportion of rural women are either unaware of the existence of such cooperative societies or are lacking in the basic socioeconomic characteristics that form the prerequisite for participation in such activities. The study, therefore, examined the linkage between...

Effectiveness Of Group Extension Methods In Promoting High Quality Cassava Flour Production Among Smallholder Farmers In Apac District, Uganda

ABSTRACT Smallholder farmers of Apac District received advice from extension agents on the production of high quality cassava flour from 2009 to 2015. Despite training, production remained low at 4000kg ha-1 compared to the expected output of 8000kg ha-1 , which called for an investigation conceived to establish the effectiveness of the group extension methods used in training for high output. A crosssectional survey design was used. Interviews, questionnaires, observations and focused g...

Use of School Garden for Effective Teaching of Agricultural Science in Senior Schools in Irewole LGA Ikire Osun State

ABSTRACTThis study was designed and conducted on investigation into use of school garden for teaching of agricultural science in senior schools in Irewole LGA, Ikire, Osun State. The research was descriptive survey type in which research question was used for the collection of data. The targeted population consisted of all senior school agricultural science teachers in Irewole LGA, Ikire, Osun State. Fifteen (15) agricultural science teachers were sampled. The data obtained were subjected to ...

Use of School Garden for Effective Teaching of Agricultural Science in Senior Schools in Irewole LGA Ikire Pain State.docx

ABSTRACTThis study was designed and conducted on investigation into use of school garden for teaching of agricultural science in senior schools in Irewole LGA, Ikire, Osun State. The research was descriptive survey type in which research question was used for the collection of data. The targeted population consisted of all senior school agricultural science teachers in Irewole LGA, Ikire, Osun State. Fifteen (15) agricultural science teachers were sampled. The data obtained were subjected to ...

Assessment of Agricultural literacy Needs of Cassava Farmers in Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State

This research work is centred on an assessment of agricultural literacy needs of cassava farmers in Ika North East LGA of Delta State. The purpose of the study was to assess the agricultural literacy needs of the cassava farmers. 

Assessment of Agricultural Literacy Needs of Cassava farmers

ABSTRACTThis research work is centred on an assessment of agricultural literacy needs of cassava farmers in Ika North East LGA of Delta State. The purpose of the study was to assess the agricultural literacy needs of the cassava farmers. Five research questions were used to guide the study. A sample of 75 made up 41 male and 34 female cassava farmers in Ika North East LGA were used. The research design used for this study was the descriptive survey method and the instrument used is the questi...

FARM POWER SOURCES AND UTILIZATION IN ENUGU STATE (A CASE STUDY OF IGBO-ETITI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA)

ABSTRACTEvaluation of power sources helps to know the power available for agricultural.  Thesis necessary to know, because power input to agriculture affects the volume of agricultural production.  In view of this, the farm power sources available in Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area of Enugu State were evaluated and it was found that human power internal combustion and energy from the sun were available.TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle pageCertificationDedicationAcknowledgementAbstractTable o...

IN-SERVICE NEEDS OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE TEACHERS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ENUGU STATE (A SURVEY STUDY OF ANIMAL SCIENCE TEACHERS IN ENUGU NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA)

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to determine the in-service needs of agricultural science teachers of Secondary School in animal science teaching. The population comprised of all the Agricultural Science Teachers (47 teachers) in Enugu North Local Government Local Government Area. The data-gathering instrument was the questionnaire designed by the researcher and validated by three experts in Enugu State College of Education (Technical), Enugu. Three research questions were posed f...

MANAGEMENT OF RISK IN AGRICULTURAL FINANCING (A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA AGRICULTURAL & COMMERCE BANK PLC, ENUGU BRANCH)

AbstractAgricultural and commerce bank was established for the purpose of boosting the practice and produce in Agricultural.  However, agriculture falls as catastrophic product and as such as affected its finances by the prescribed bank.  The cross sectional survey design was applied in the study. The simple random sampling was applied in the selection of the samples.  Questionnaire was the major instrument used to obtain datas.  One of findings of the study was that funds...

PERSONNEL DEVELOPMENT NEEDS OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE TEACHERS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ENUGU STATE (A SURVEY STUDY OF ANIMAL SCIENCE TEACHERS IN ENUGU NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA)

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to determine the personnel development needs of agricultural science teachers of Secondary School in animal science teaching. The population comprised of all the Agricultural Science Teachers (47 teachers) in Enugu North Local Government Local Government Area. The data-gathering instrument was the questionnaire designed by the researcher and validated by three experts in Enugu State College of Education (Technical), Enugu. Three research questions w...

PROBLEMS OF TEACHING AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE IN JUNIOR SECTIONS SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN NKANU WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA ENUGU STATE

ABSTRACTRecently various members of the society have raised an alarm on the low standard of education in Nigeria, high cost of food despite good quality soils as well as increased budgetary allocation for living has not improved in time with the variable mentioned above. From the findings this research it is observed, that agricultural science is not given the right and necessary attention it observed, for instance teachers who are the implementers of curriculum are faced with numerous proble...


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