Journal of
Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Agric. Ext. Rural Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2170
  • DOI: 10.5897/JAERD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 387

Full Length Research Paper

Analysis of social media mainstreaming in E-extension by agricultural development programmes in North Central Zone, Nigeria

Ifejika P. I.
  • Ifejika P. I.
  • National Institute for Freshwater Fisheries Research, P. M. B. 6006, New Bussa 913, Niger State, Nigeria.
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Asadu A.N.
  • Asadu A.N.
  • Department of Agricultural Extension, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.
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Enibe D. O.
  • Enibe D. O.
  • Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Igbariam Campus, Anambra State, Nigeria.
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Ifejika L. I.
  • Ifejika L. I.
  • Home and Rural Economics Department, Federal College of Freshwater Fisheries Technology New Bussa 913, Niger State, Nigeria.
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Sule A. M.
  • Sule A. M.
  • National Institute for Freshwater Fisheries Research, P. M. B. 6006, New Bussa 913, Niger State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 28 September 2018
  •  Accepted: 27 February 2019
  •  Published: 30 April 2019

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