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Sustainable Agriculture Endeavors: Perceptions of Farmers and Extension Agents

Z.D. Mirani , M.A. Narejo and F.C. Oad

The study sought to describe farmers and extension agents’ views about sustainable agriculture practices in District Hyderabad. Sustainable agriculture in this article is viewed as a system of agriculture that involves the efficient use of resources to satisfy various human needs and at the same time protecting the environment. A questionnaire was developed after literature review and experts advise in this field. Sixty (60) extension agents and 100 farmers were identified as sample. Majority of the respondents were not familiar with the concept of sustainable agriculture. Demonstration method was perceived as the most effective method in understanding the concept.

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Z.D. Mirani , M.A. Narejo and F.C. Oad , 2002. Sustainable Agriculture Endeavors: Perceptions of Farmers and Extension Agents. Journal of Applied Sciences, 2: 27-28.

DOI: 10.3923/jas.2002.27.28


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