Journal 2 Mr. E. Kara

Audu Kara 26 PAGES (5796 WORDS) Seminar
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ABSTRACT

The study examined the use of information and communication technologies among crop farmers in Balanga Local Government Area of Gombe State. Nigeria. Multistage sampling technique was used in selection of 120 respondents for the study. Data were collected through the use of structured questionnaire. Descriptive and inferential statistical were used to analyze the data. The findings revealed that most (73.7%) of the respondents were male. more than half (52.5%) were between the age of 31-40 years. Majority (90%) of the respondents attained one form of education or other. 5 6.4% of the respondents preferred used of mobile phone to acquire agricultural related information. Most (84.2%) of the respondents were interested in the use of ICT facilities to serve as source of their information to obtained their farm inputs. 39.5% was cultivating maize, while 49.7% reported high cost as their serious constraints in the study area. The result of regression analysis shows that out of seven variables tested five were significant at 1% and 5% level of probability. The result of four-point liken scale shows that. out of thirteen mean scores computed, six had favourable attitude towards used of ICI’ facilities. while seven shows unfavourahie attitude. It was recommended that ICTs programmes should be organized [or training farmers to update their knowledge on the use of new ICT facilities and government should subsidize the prices of ICT facilities to enable farmers have easy access to them


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APA

Audu, K (2018). Journal 2 Mr. E. Kara. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 17, 2019, from https://afribary.com/works/journal-2-mr-e-kara

MLA 8th

Kara, Audu. "Journal 2 Mr. E. Kara" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 24 Dec. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/journal-2-mr-e-kara . Accessed 17 Jun. 2019.

MLA7

Kara, Audu. "Journal 2 Mr. E. Kara". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 24 Dec. 2018. Web. 17 Jun. 2019. < https://afribary.com/works/journal-2-mr-e-kara >.

Chicago

Kara, Audu. "Journal 2 Mr. E. Kara" Afribary.com (2018). Accessed June 17, 2019. https://afribary.com/works/journal-2-mr-e-kara