IMPACT OF MOBILE PHONE ON AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION AMONG OTUKPO FARMERS. (A STUDY OF AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION DISSEMINATION AMONG FARMERS IN OTUKPO TOWN, OTUKPO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF BENUE

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The study “The Impact of mobile phone on Agricultural Information among Otukpo Farmers”. A study of Agric information dissemination among Otukpo farmer, Otukpo Local Government Area. Using a survey of five villages in Otukpo town, Otukpo Local Government Area of Benue State, the researcher found that Otukpo farmers has adopted the impact of mobile phones in getting agric information due to the benefits derives from it such as enabling verification/discussion with chief farmers and extension workers, facilitating communication and saves transportation cost, institution relationship with agricultural extension officers, helps to obtain information on price of goods and services. This research also finds that the following problems are associated with the use of mobile phones - poor network services, high charges, network congestion, power failure and reduction interconnectivity. The study is anchored on the diffusion of innovation theory which excludes that mobile phone have generally improved farmers in the farming system. It recommends that Nigeria communications commission should set a standard for the mobile phone operators in Nigeria with regards to signal strength, voice quality, successful recharge and balance inquiry call centre operations and call success rate to improve services. This study recommends that the chairman of Otukpo local government area should provide frequent power supply for the Otukpo town, also the extension workers should pay serious attention to the information needs of the farmers.

TABLE OF CONTENT
Title page
Approval page i
Dedication ii
Acknowledgement iii
Table of contents iv
Abstracts viii

CHAPTER ONE – Introductions 1
1.1 statements of research problems 6
1.2 Objective of the study 6
1.3 Significance of the study 7
1.4 Research questions: 7
1.5 Research hypothesis 8
1.6 Definition of terms 9
1.7 Assumptions 11
7
1.8 Limitation of the study 11

CHAPTER TWO – Review of Relevant Literature
2.0 Sources of literature 13
2.1 Literature review 13
2.2 Use of mobile phone among farmers to get
Agric information 16
2.3 Importance of mobile phone on development
Of Nigeria farmer 18
2.4 History of mobile phone in Nigeria 20
2.5 upgrading mobile phone service in Nigeria 27
2.6 Mobile phones as a tool for development 29
2.7 Regulating the price of mobile
Telecommunication service 31
2.8 Analysis of the communication patterns of
Major mobile companies in Nigeria 33
2.9 Theoretical framework 35
 2.10 Summary of literature review 38

CHAPTER THREE – Research Methodology
3.1 Research design 40
3.2 Area of study 40
3.3 Population of the study 41
3.4 Sample techniques 41
3.5 Sampling size 43
3.6 Instrument for data collection 45
3.7 Validation of the instrument 45
3.8 Method of data collection 46
3.9 Method of data analysis 46

CHAPTER FOUR – Presentation and Analysis of Data
4.1 presentation of Data 47
4.2 Hypotheses testing 69
 
CHAPTER FIVE – Summary, conclusion and recommendations
5.1 Summary 75
5.2 Conclusion 77
5.3 Recommendation 78
References 80
Appendix I 83
Appendix II 84
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Raji, A. (2018). IMPACT OF MOBILE PHONE ON AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION AMONG OTUKPO FARMERS. (A STUDY OF AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION DISSEMINATION AMONG FARMERS IN OTUKPO TOWN, OTUKPO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF BENUE. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-mobile-phone-on-agricultural-information-among-otukpo-farmers-a-study-of-agricultural-information-dissemination-among-farmers-in-otukpo-town-otukpo-local-government-area-of-benue-st

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Raji, Alex "IMPACT OF MOBILE PHONE ON AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION AMONG OTUKPO FARMERS. (A STUDY OF AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION DISSEMINATION AMONG FARMERS IN OTUKPO TOWN, OTUKPO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF BENUE" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-mobile-phone-on-agricultural-information-among-otukpo-farmers-a-study-of-agricultural-information-dissemination-among-farmers-in-otukpo-town-otukpo-local-government-area-of-benue-st. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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Raji, Alex . "IMPACT OF MOBILE PHONE ON AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION AMONG OTUKPO FARMERS. (A STUDY OF AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION DISSEMINATION AMONG FARMERS IN OTUKPO TOWN, OTUKPO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF BENUE". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 30 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-mobile-phone-on-agricultural-information-among-otukpo-farmers-a-study-of-agricultural-information-dissemination-among-farmers-in-otukpo-town-otukpo-local-government-area-of-benue-st >.

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Raji, Alex . "IMPACT OF MOBILE PHONE ON AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION AMONG OTUKPO FARMERS. (A STUDY OF AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION DISSEMINATION AMONG FARMERS IN OTUKPO TOWN, OTUKPO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF BENUE" Afribary (2018). Accessed May 30, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-mobile-phone-on-agricultural-information-among-otukpo-farmers-a-study-of-agricultural-information-dissemination-among-farmers-in-otukpo-town-otukpo-local-government-area-of-benue-st

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