Agricultural Extension: Modern Tools and Techniques

N. M. Chauhan, ISBN 13: 9788176223515, Year : 2016, Rs. 3400 Rs. 2550 (Free shipping within India only. No extras for postage and handling. )

This book entitled "Agricultural Extension: Modern Tools and Techniques". Recent age is known as an Information age. This book contains the very valuable resources concerning Opinion of the farmers about use of internet technologies in agriculture at village level. The expectations and opinions of the farmers as per their perceptions. The second chapter is pertaining to the role of tribal farm women in agriculture and animal husbandry is well known. Third chapter enlightens the challenges in adopting computerization in day-to-day work are a prominent need of the time. It includes the development of the scale to know the computer nervousness among the students of agricultural faculties. Now a day the computer is becomes a part and parcel of the daily life. This can, therefore, be used to know their affiliations with computer to face the challenges inexecuting computer applications. Fourth and fifth chapters disclosed the Information requirement of Rice Growers in Middle and South Gujarat. The prominent areas of paddy growing.Sixth chapter pertaining to Role of NGOs in Agricultural Development. The socio-economic status of farmers has significantly improved by NGOs and also conducts direct action oriented projects at the grassroots level. The scientific management and high breed have a great potential for increasing the poultry production. Thus, the new technologies have established their superiority over the old ones. The frontline extension system of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) presently includes a network of 504 farm science centers commonly known as Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) and 10 Trainers Training Centers (TTCs). The activities of the KVKs, which were initially confined to farmer's training and On Farm Demonstrations (OFDs), have been further extended to cover in-service training of extension personnel, so as to upgrade their skills in new technologies and the vocational training of farm youths.