Agricultural extension

Agricultural Science S.S.S 3 Second Term


Agricultural extension

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

     1. Define agricultural extension.

     2.  List the methods used in disseminating new ideas and techniques to farmers.

     3. Explain agricultural extension programmes.


Meaning of agricultural extension as a teaching and learning process

The term extension is derived from the Latin word "Tension" meaning STRETCHING and "Ex" meaning OUT. It means the education which stretches out beyond the boundary of classroom to the books and crannies of the country.

Agricultural extension is, therefore, the aspect of agriculture that deals with the training and educating of farmers on the use of improved.... View More

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