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: 484

Table of Content: October 2016; 8(10)

October 2016

On-farm participatory Evaluation of Splitting Queen Rearing Technique (SQRT) at Ginnir District, Bale Zone, South-eastern Ethiopia

Participatory evaluation of Queen Rearing using splitting technique (SQRT) at Ginnir District of Bale Zone, South-eastern Ethiopia was conducted from 2013 to 2014. Two Beekeepers Research Group (BRG) each having 10 beekeepers were established at two sites, Ebisa and Kebena. Beekeepers were purposively selected based on their willingness, having bee colonies, indigenous knowledge of handling honeybee and trained on...

Author(s): Bekele Tesfaye, Temaro Gelgelu and Genet Dadi

October 2016

Smallholder farmers perception on climate change in Rumphi District, Malawi

The effects and causes of climate change and variability have been a cause of controversy and debate for many years in many parts of the developing world. Perceptions vary about the effects and causes of climate change and variability. This study assessed smallholder farmers’ perceptions of climate variability and climate change adaptation in Bolero Community, Rumphi district in northern Malawi. Data were...

Author(s): Chakufwa Kaulanda Munthali, Victor Kasulo and Swithern Matamula

October 2016

Impact of agricultural technology adoption of small holder farmers on wheat yield: Empirical evidence from Southern Tigrai State of Ethiopia

Ethiopian agriculture the back bone of the economy yet is characterized by small scale farming and experienced erratic rainfall as well as drought. The low produce can possibly grow through developing technology adoption and improved practices on the marginal farm lands. This study, therefore, examines the impact of wheat row planting technology adoption on small farms yield in Ofla Woreda, Southern zone of Tigrai, and...

Author(s): Berhe Gebregewergs Hagos