Role of Agricultural Journalism on the Adoption of Agricultural Innovation among Farmers in Etche Local Government Area Rivers State

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The study examined the role of Agricultural Journalism on the adoption of agricultural innovation among farmers in Etche local Government Area Rivers State. The population of the study comprised all registered small scale farmers and extension workers in Etche Local Government area. The sample size of the study was 105 small scale farmers and 32 extension workers selected using simple random sampling techniques. The instrument used was a self-structured questionnaire title “Role of Agricultural Journalism on the Adoption of Agricultural Innovation among small scale farmers. The validation of the instrument was done by two experts and the reliability of the instrument was established using Cronbach Alpha reliability coefficient. However, the reliability index obtained was 0.86, which is acceptable for instrument consistency. Mean and the standard deviation were used to analyze the responses on each item. Items ≥ 2.50 were accepted, otherwise were rejected. Z-test statistical tool was employed to test the hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The findings of the study established that creating awareness on modern farming methods, providing information on the effectiveness of crop varieties, establishing the procedure of

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APA

Raji, W. & Amadi, P (2022). Role of Agricultural Journalism on the Adoption of Agricultural Innovation among Farmers in Etche Local Government Area Rivers State. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/role-of-agricultural-journalism-on-the-adoption-of-agricultural-innovation-among-farmers-in-etche-local-government-area-rivers-state

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Raji, Wale, and Prof.N.S. Amadi "Role of Agricultural Journalism on the Adoption of Agricultural Innovation among Farmers in Etche Local Government Area Rivers State" Afribary. Afribary, 06 Mar. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/role-of-agricultural-journalism-on-the-adoption-of-agricultural-innovation-among-farmers-in-etche-local-government-area-rivers-state. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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Raji, Wale, and Prof.N.S. Amadi . "Role of Agricultural Journalism on the Adoption of Agricultural Innovation among Farmers in Etche Local Government Area Rivers State". Afribary, Afribary, 06 Mar. 2022. Web. 19 May. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/role-of-agricultural-journalism-on-the-adoption-of-agricultural-innovation-among-farmers-in-etche-local-government-area-rivers-state >.

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Raji, Wale and Amadi, Prof.N.S. . "Role of Agricultural Journalism on the Adoption of Agricultural Innovation among Farmers in Etche Local Government Area Rivers State" Afribary (2022). Accessed May 19, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/role-of-agricultural-journalism-on-the-adoption-of-agricultural-innovation-among-farmers-in-etche-local-government-area-rivers-state