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Agricultural Extension


As per available reports about 27 Open Access Journals, 25 Conferences, 421 open access articles are presently dedicated exclusively Agricultural extension and about 1184 conference proceedings are being published on Agricultural extension.


Agricultural extension is the application of scientific research and knowledge to agricultural practices through farmer education. The field of 'extension' currently covers a wider range of communication and learning activities organized for rural people by educators from different disciplines, including agriculture, agricultural marketing, health, and business studies.

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Scope & Importance:
Extension practitioners can be found throughout the world, usually working for government agencies. Agricultural extension agencies in developing countries receive large amounts of support from international development organizations such as the World Bank and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Separate field of agricultural communication has emerged to contribute to in-depth examinations of the communication processes among various sectors within and external to the agricultural system. Agricultural communication can take three modes: face-to-face training, training "products" such as manuals and videos, or information and communication technologies (ICTs), such as radio and short message System (SMS).

Four paradigms of agricultural extension:
The major activities of Agricultural Extension Division are assessment, refinement and demonstration of technology/products through a network. There are four possible combinations, each of which represents a different extension paradigm.
• Technology Transfer
• Advisory work
• Human resource development
• Facilitation for empowerment
There is some disagreement about whether or not the concept and name of 'extension' really encompasses all four paradigms. Some experts believe that the term should be restricted to persuasive approaches, while others believe it should only be used for educational activities. The major thrust areas of the agricultural extension are:
• Assessment, refinement and demonstration of technology/products
• Training of farmers
• Training of extension personnel areas of technology
• Single window delivery system for technology products, diagnostic services and information through Agricultural Technology Information Centres
• Development of gender-specific technologies
• Creating awareness of improved agricultural technologies among the farmers

List of Best International Conferences:

1. Plant Science Conference, September 21-23, 2015 San Antonio, USA

2. 5th Agriculture and Horticulture Conference

June 27-29, 2016 Cape Town, South Africa

3. 2nd Food Safety and Regulatory Affairs Conference, June 06-08, 2016 London, UK

4.  Euro Biomass Conference, August 01-03, 2016 Birmingham, UK

5. 5th Biodiversity Conference, March 10-12, 2016 Madrid, Spain

6. 2nd Geology Conference, April 21-22, 2016 Dubai, UAE

7. Pollution Control and Sustainable Environment Conference
April 25-26, 2016 Dubai, UAE

8. Plant Physiology Conference, June 09-11, 2016 Dallas, USA

9. 5th Earth Science and Climate Change Conference
July 25-27, 2016 Bangkok, Thailand

10. 6th Biotechnology Conference, October 05-07, 2015 New Delhi, India

11. World Bio Summit, November 02-04, 2015 Dubai, UAE

12. 1st Proximal Sensing Supporting Precision Agriculture Conference, Italy

13. Agricultural Statistics 2015 Conference, Malaysia

14. 5th Organic Agriculture Sciences Conference, Slovakia

15. 7th Crop Science Congress, China

16. 1st Plant Protection Congress 2015, Germany

17. Perennial Biomass Crops for a Resource Constrained World, Germany

18. Agriculture, Ecology and Biological Engineering Conference, Turkey

19. 3rd Sustainable Environment and Agriculture Conference, USA

20. 6th Agriculture and Animal Science Conference, China

21. Sustainable Agriculture Technologies Conference, Thailand

22. 3rd Food and Agricultural Sciences Conference, UAE

Relevant Associationa/Societies:

American Agricultural Law Association, USA
American Farm Bureau Federation, USA ‎
Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies, Canada
National Association of Wheat Growers, USA
African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association, Africa
American Association of Cereal Chemists, USA
American Poultry Association, USA
American Seed Trade Association, USA
Crop Science Society of America, USA
Western Society of Crop Science, USA
Crop and Weed Science Society, USA
Agriculture & Applied Economics Association, USA
Virginia Soybean Association, USA
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, USA
The Royal Agricultural Society of England, UK
International Society for Horticultural Science, Belgium
The Horticultural Society of India, India
Ethiopian Horticulture Development Agency, Ethiopia
National Horticultural Society of France, France
Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture, New Zealand
Australian Organic Farming and Gardening Society, Australia
Wildflower Society of Western Australia, Australia
American Horticultural Society, USA
Massachusetts Horticultural Society, USA
International Food Policy Research Institute, USA
International Fund for Agriculture Development, Italy
Consortium for International Crop Protection, USA
Asian Association for Agricultural Engineering, China
Tropical Agricultural Association, UK
Canadian Society for Horticultural Science, Canada

Relevant Companies:

Dole Food Company, USA
Mycogen Seeds, USA
Kinze Manufacturing, Inc., USA
Seaboard Corporation, USA
Burpee Seeds, USA
Cargill, USA
Cavendish Farms, Canada
Chiquita Brands International, USA
ContiGroup Companies, Belgium
Fredericksburg Farmers Cooperative, USA
Riceland Foods, USA
Zeeland Farm Services, USA
Vermeer Company, USA
Dupoint, USA
Pioneer, USA
CABI, UK
Agria Corporation, China
AgriSA, South Africa
Agrium, USA
BASF, Germany
Alberta Wheat Pool, Canada
Bevo Agro Incorporated, Canada
Ceres Incorporated, Canada
Danisco, USA
Foundation for Agronomic Research, USA
Heritage Foods, India
MFA Incorporated, USA
Monsanto, USA
Swire Group, UK
The Mosaic Company, USA
Wayne Farms, USA

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