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Adopting improved farm technology

a study of smallholder farmers in Eastern Province, Zambia

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Published by International Food Policy research Institute in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural innovations -- Zambia -- Eastern Province.,
  • Farms, Small -- Zambia -- Eastern Province.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Rafael Celis, John T. Milimo, Sudhir Wanmali.
    SeriesOccasional papers, Occasional papers (International Food Policy Research Institute)
    ContributionsCelis, Rafael., Milimo, J. T., Wanmali, Sudhir., University of Zambia. Rural Development Studies Bureau., Zambia. National Food and Nutrition Commission., International Food Policy Research Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 409 p. :
    Number of Pages409
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18008402M
    ISBN 10089629319X
    OCLC/WorldCa25734692

    Factors Determining Adoption of New Agricultural Technology technology adoption by the farmers, the first thing to consider is whether adoption is a discrete state with binary status of awareness of improved technology rather than the actual adoption. Therefore researchers should clearly. Table 2 presents the means of selected variables by district and adoption category (1 = adopters 6 and 0 otherwise). Adoption of maize was measured by proportion of households adopting and area share planted to improved varieties; results are presented in Table 2. 7 Results show that nearly all of the surveyed farmers grew maize in the –12 growing season, and 64% of these maize growers Cited by:

      Low adoption of modern agricultural technologies amongst farmers in Nigeria has been identified as one of the main reasons for the low agricultural productivity and increase in poverty level. The general objective of this study is to examine the welfare impact of farm households adoption of improved cassava varieties in Southwestern (SW) Nigeria using poverty as an by: Learning for adopting: Technology adoption in developing country agriculture Policy briefs from the workshop organized by Ferdi, Cerdi and SPIA on June 1 and 2, , in Clermont-Ferrand Edited by Alain de Janvry, Karen Macours and Elisabeth SadouletFile Size: 2MB.

    Suggested Citation:"The Process of Adopting Innovations in Organizations: Three Cases of Hospital Innovations."National Academy of Engineering and National Research Council. People and Technology in the gton, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / the determinants of adoption, and impact of improved sorghum varieties in the upper-west region, ghana by john baptist donsaananang jatoe a thesis submitted to the department of agricultural economy and farm management, faculty of agriculture, university of ghana, legon, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the.


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Ogada MJ, Mwabu G, Muchai D () Farm technology adoption in Kenya: a simultaneous estimation of inorganic fertilizer and improved maize variety adoption decisions. [33] Pretty J, Toulmin C, Williams S () Sustainable intensification in African : Alemayehu Keba. Adopting improved farm technology: a study of smallholder farmers in Eastern Province, Zambia Author: Rafael Celis ; J T Milimo ; Sudhir Wanmali ; University of Zambia.

Technology Adoption by Agricultural Producers: A Review of the Literature intensity of adopting improved tef and wheat technologies in northern and tillage technology on farm pro ts of. variable, technology adoption, has a binary nature taking the value of 1 for adopters (chemical fertilizer and HYV independently) and 0 for non-adopters.

In this regard an econometric model employed while examining probability of farm households’ agricultural technology adoption decision was the. − identify policy approaches for stimulating the adoption of technologies that can improve sustainability at the farm level.

The workshop allowed for a great degree of interaction among the participants, especially in the smaller group sessions which addressed technologies and institutional arrangements, and their influence on the adoption of technologies at the farm level.

Case studies prepared by File Size: KB. The present study is based on the hypothesis that the farm adoption decision of farmers has no relationship with the type of technology. Review of the Literature: Technology Adoption. Several empirical studies have been carried out to investigate the factors that determine agricultural technology adoption (Katungi and Akankwasa, ; AkuduguFile Size: KB.

Impact of Improved Farm Technologies on Yields: The Case of Adopting improved farm technology book Maize Varieties and Inorganic Fertilizers in Kenya By Maurice Juma Ogada1 and Wilfred Nyangena2 Understanding persistently low technology adoption and its impact in the maize sector motivates.

Factors affecting farmers’ adoption of technologies in farming system: A case study in OMon district, Can Tho province, Mekong Delta. Truong Thi Ngoc Chi1 and Ryuichi Yamada2.

ABSTRACT Farmers’ changes of technology use are influenced by technical training, meeting, oral transmission, trust on technician and belief level on technology.

Men usually use technologies for rice, fruit and fish production, and women use technology File Size: KB. Additionally, farm and field characteristic variables such as farm size, endowment of favorable land type (e.g. lowlands), and animal power (e.g. oxen) are the key factors influencing the probability of adopting by:   - Change from horses to tractors and the adoption of a group of technological practices characterized the second American agriculture agricultural revolution - labor-hours required to produce bushels (2 acres) of corn with tractor, 3-bottom plow, foot tandem disk, 4-section harrow, 4-row planters and cultivators, and 2 Author: Mary Bellis.

adopted improved technology on breeding and 63% of them adopted heath care practices at higher level in their farms.

The percentage of respondents in adopting improved technology on housing and feeding practices were very low i.e. 62% and 63% respectively. Half of the respondents (50%) had adopted general care and management practices partially. improved farm practices by the farmers.

Moreover, logistic regression model portrays that technology adoption is times lower for Sherpur compared to Parbatipur. level of improved technologies adoption among the ADP radio farmer programme listeners in Imo State as it affected the lives of the rural farm families with a view to unraveling the obstacles to effective communication and adoption of technologies by use of radio File Size: KB.

between the utility from adopting improved varieties (U iA) and the utility from not adopting the technology (U iN) may be denoted as U i *, such that a utility maximizing farm household, i, will choose to adopt new technology if the utility gained from adopting is greater than the utility from not adopting (U i * = U iA – U iN > 0).

Since these utilities are unobservable, they. examined the impact of agricultural technology adoption on farm production, others considered the welfare impact of adopting agricultural innovation.

7 Abate et al. (), Siziba et al. (), Sjakir et al. (), and Gonzalez et al. (), among others, are goodFile Size: 4MB. Adoption and Impacts of Improved Maize Production Technology: A Case Study of the Ghana Grains Development Project.

technologies and in transferring those technologies to farmers, and (2) assess the impacts of adoption at the farm level. survey results show that adoption of improved production technology is directly influenced by three File Size: 1MB.

This paper assesses improved maize adoption in Malawi and examines the link between adoption and household welfare using a three-year household panel data. The distributional effect of maize technology adoption is also investigated by looking at impacts across wealth and gender groups.

The history of American agriculture (–) covers the period from the first English settlers to the modern day. Below are detailed timelines covering farm machinery and technology, transportation, life on the farm, farmers and the land, and crops and : Mary Bellis.

Adoption of Improved Technology and Farm Level Technical Efficiency of Small-Scale Oil Palm Producers in the Western Region of Ghana.

This study examined the adoption, productivity and technical efficiency level of small-scale oil palm producers in the Western Region of Ghana. Primary data was collected using a set of structured. As the food industry continues to evolve, advanced technology is becoming a more prominent part of farming.

In recent interviews, three experts shared their ideas about the future of farming and tech. It took 13 years for the adoption of hybrid seeds to be complete. The model of adoption and diffusion of technology which developed has become a classic on innovation spread, both in and out of agriculture.

Technology encompasses an idea. Ideas enter a community. The ideas move from one person to .Below is a summary on the use of Technology in agriculture: Use of machines on farms. Now a farmer can cultivate on more than 2 acres of land with less labor, and can cut costs even more when they are looking for a used tractor and other harvesting technology, versus new equipment.

The use of planters and harvesters makes the process so easy. (). Adoption of Agricultural Innovations: The Case of Improved Sweet Potato in Wedza Community of Zimbabwe. African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development: Vol. 5, No. 6, pp. Cited by: 1.