The Knowledge Level of Farmers toward Agricultural Extension in Lublin Province – Poland

Abstract

This article aims to identify the level of knowledge to farmers in Lublin province toward the agricultural extension in general, and to identify the farmers’ knowledge level in each item of the knowledge level scale, and find a correlation relationship between level of knowledge to farmers and independent variables included in this article. The results showed that the level of knowledge to farmers towards agricultural extension in general is (medium) in Lublin province. The results also showed level of knowledge to farmers high in the following items(agricultural extension helps farmers on how to eliminate the insects and diseases that affect the crops, agricultural extension helps farmers on the proper use of pesticides). The results showed also there is significant correlation between knowledge level of farmers and variables (sources information), while results did not show a significant correlation between knowledge level and independent variables (age, education, size of farm, average yields).

Keywords: Agricultural, Knowledge Level., extension


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