What is Agriculture Extension With Important Facts
Extension: Derived from two Latin words.
Ex = OUT and Tens is = Stretching
• Production of desirable changes in human behavior through gaining desirable knowledge, attitude and mental/manual skill is education.
Classification of communication:
• According to use and nature of contact:
1. Individual contact method:
- Contact is face to face or person to person.
- It is very effective in teaching, quantum of feedback available is very high but slow communication
- Eg. Farm and home visit, personal contact, telephone call, office call, personal letters and result demonstration.
2. Group contact methods:
- A group of 2-30 persons Group is usually formed around common interest.
- Face to face contact. • Eg. Symposium, discussion, lecture, tour and field days, method demonstration, conference, school, seminar.
3. Mass contact:
- 30 or more persons.
- It is more useful for making people aware of the new agricultural technology quickly.
- Eg. Bulletins, leaflet/booklet/folder, newspaper, journal, magazine, exhibition, television, radio, fairs, posters, cinema. drama & songs.
- National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme started in: Feb. 2006
- The role of extension education in India is performed by: State Agriculture University
- The person acting as a connecting link between higher department official & farming community, known as: Village extension worker
- A demonstration which shows the value or worth of the new practice is: Result Demonstration
- A process of initiating a conscious and purposeful action is : Motivation
- Agriculture extension worker is: A messenger men
- Extension teaching is: Horizontal
- Institutionalized, chronologically graded and hierarchically strucatured education system is: Formal education
- Sensory situation is more in: Inter -personal communication
- Farm management is an: Intro jarm science
- Farmers obtain short term loans from: Central cooperative bank
- The most effective approach for personal contact is:
- The accepted ways of eating, meeting folks, wooing, training the young, supporting the ages etc are called:
- Which is audio-visual aids: Puppet show
- The most influence type of demonstration is: Method demonstration