The Nigerian Journal of Agricultural Extension is intended to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and findings in the general area of agricultural extension. Only original scientific contributions relating to agricultural extension will be considered for publication. Because of the multidisciplinary nature of Agricultural extension, contributions from other disciplines with extension implications will also be considered for publication in the Journal.
The scope of Extension Research includes development communication, competence development and performance improvement for a wide variety of fields and audiences, behavioural change, facilitating multiple stakeholder processes, technology transfer, innovation systems and learning, knowledge/information systems, development extension and processes /approaches/strategies/methodologies, entrepreneur-ship and learning, conflict and decision making, poverty reduction, institutional/group dynamics and project development and evaluation. Most of these can be studied from a multi-disciplinary perspective and will also include all aspects of agriculture including mechanization, irrigation, veterinary, livestock, fisheries, forestry, apiculture, crop protection, horticulture etc; environmental and natural resource management; health and agriculture and sustainable agriculture.
Editor-in-Chief: Professor M. K. Othman
Managing Editor: Dr. A. A. Ammani
Professor M. K. Othman (Editor-in-Chief) NAERLS, ABU Zaria
Dr. A. A. Ammani (Managing Editor) NAERLS, ABU Zaria
Dr. Y. M. Abdullah, NAERLS, ABU Zaria
Dr. A. I. Annatte, NAERLS, ABU Zaria
Mal. A. M. Gusau, NAERLS, ABU Zaria
Volumes and Issues
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- Household-Related Factors Influencing Farmers Adoption of Farm Forestry Innovations in Kano State, North-Western Nigeria. Abdullahi, Y.M., Akpoko, J.G., Akinola, M.O. and Daneji, M.I.
- A Socioeconomic Survey of Cocoyam Production and Utilization in Southeast Nigeria. Ifeanyi-obi, Chinwoke Clara
- Factors Influencing Farmers’ Perceptions of Climate Change and Choice of Coping Strategies in Kano State, Nigeria. Yusuf, H. A., Omokore, D. F., Akpoko, J. G. and Damisa, M. A.
- Assessment of Farmers’ Fertilization Practices in Selected Irrigation Schemes in Nigeria. Sani, B.M., Ammani, A.A., Abubakar, S.Z., Abubakar, S.S., Othman, M.K., Lawal, A.O., Jaliya, M.M., Buba, M.P., Murtala, G.B., Inusa, S. and Ibrahim, I.K.
- Acceptability of Global Positioning System for Farm Measurement in Kaduna and Katsina States, Nigeria Wahab, A. A., Murtala, G. B., Alimi, H. M. and Shehu, A. U.
- Competitiveness, Comparative Advantage of Date Palm Fruit in Selected Markets of Jigawa State, Nigeria. Musa, S. and Ibrahim H. Y.
- Yield Assessment of Major Irrigated Crops in Nigeria. Sani, B.M., Ammani, A.A., Abubakar, S.Z., Abubakar, S.S., Othman, M.K., Lawal, A.O., Jaliya, M.M., Buba, M.P., Murtala, G.B., Inusa, S. and Ibrahim, I.K.
- Analysis of the Technical Efficiency of Maize Production in Kaduna State, Nigeria. Yusuf, O.
- Evaluating the Effectiveness of Extension Methods used by National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services (NAERLS) in Kaduna State, Nigeria. S. Usman
- Analysis of Socio-economic Characteristics of Samsorg 17 Adopters and non-Adopters in Kaduna and Kano States, Nigeria. A.Y. Abdullahi, I.J. Sambo, A.A. Jamilu and J.A. Atiku
- Assessment of Maize Farmers’ Access to Improved Inputs and Technologies in Selected Local Government Areas in Kaduna State, Nigeria. A.O. Lawal, D. Baba and A.A. Wahab
- Factors Affecting the Adoption of Improved Cassava Varieties in Some Selected Communities in Ajaokuta LGA, Kogi State, Nigeria. O.A. Ojeleye, E.A. Ibrahim, R. Suleiman, S.D. Olorunfemi and I. Isah
- Films as Important Tools for Agricultural and Rural Development A Study of Kudi A Duhu. A.Y. Kajuru, I.F. Olawale, A. Haruna, A.I. Baballe and R. Umar
- Perceived Influence of Electronic Wallet Inputs Supply on Maize Production in Kaduna State, Nigeria. A.G. Adam, B.I Okeh, C. Uguru and A.A Jamilu
- Assessment of Ginger Farmers Perception of Accessibility to Productive Resources in Kaduna State, Nigeria. H.O. Yusuf
- Challenges of Extension Delivery in Improving Agricultural Productivity in Nigerian Rural Economy - Critical Issues. J.H. Kagbu and F.O. Issa
- Yield Supply Response of Cowpea in Nigeria. S.U. Maiadua, K. Suhasini, A. Aminu and S.A. Jibril
- Demand Analysis of Rice in Nigeria. S.A. Makama, I.Y. Ilu, N.J. Suleiman, S. Isiaku and M.A. Isah
- Communication Barriers to Uptake of Agricultural Innovations among Farmers in NAERLS Adopted Villages, Nigeria. G.I. Onagwa, S. Abah and E. Jegede
- Fish Demand and Supply Projections Analysis - A Case of India and Nigeria. M.A. Isah, S. Sabeh, M.S. Sadiq and S.A. Makama
- Tomato Fruit Packaging Containers Used in Nigeria - A Review. T.O. Olanrewaju, P.A. Idah, Z.D. Osunde and A.S. Kovo
- Effect of Storage Structure Design on Onion Bulb Sprouting. G.A. Fumen, Z.D. Osunde and A.T. Yusuf
- FEATURE ARTICLE: Enhancing University-Based Extension System in Nigeria - Lessons from the Putra Outreach Clinic. Sulaiman Umar, Norsida Man and Rudie bin Tajuddin
- Poverty Reduction Effects of Agricultural Extension Services in Nigeria Empirical Evidence from Rice Farming Households. S. Usman
- Determinants of Adoption of Improved Production Practices by Rice Farmers in Jigawa State, Nigeria. M. B. Muhammad, D.H. Yakubu, H. Shu’aibu, T.C. Oduehie, M. Mamman
- Ageing Population Pattern among Cassava Farmers in Southwest Nigeria. A.F.O. Ayinde, J.M. Awotunde, O.J. Ladebo, and A.O. Dipeolu
- Analysis of the Constraints to Adoption of Urea Deep Placement (UDP) Technology among Rice farmers in North-Central Nigeria. B.O. Ajibola, O.B. Adeniji, R.S. Olaleye, and M.A. Ojo
- Socioeconomic Determinants of Farmers’ Utilization of Cassava Intercrop Technologies in Imo State, Nigeria. C.U. Nwaobiala and C.G. Anyanwu
- Socioeconomic Impact of On-Farm Shelterbelts on Farmers Livelihoods in Yanbawa Village, Kano State, Nigeria. Y. M. Abdullahi
- Determinants of Profit Efficiency among Smallholder Groundnut Farmers in Albasu Local Government Area of Kano State, Nigeria. H. Shuaibu, S. Abdulrahman, A.A. Hassan and A.S. Aliyu
- An Assessment of Women Agribusiness Cooperatives in Rivers State, Nigeria. A.A. Ammani and W. Buba
- Performance of Improved and Local Sugarcane Clones at Kadawa, Kano State Nigeria. H. Mani, I.S. Usman, S.A. Tadda, S. Jari, A. Muhammad, M. Musa and F.D. Haruna
- Effects of Variety, Intra-Row Spacing and Fertilizer Rates on Growth of Extra-Early Maize Varieties at Samaru Zaria. M.M. Jaliya and D.S. Ruma
- Assessment of Underground Waters in Selected Areas of Kwara State Using Water Quality Index. Yaru S. S., Saka M.B. and Yahaya M.I.
- Assessing the Effect of Agricultural Extension Services on Sesame Farmers’ Productivity and Efficiency in Jigawa State, Nigeria. Makama S.A., Ilu I.Y., Usman S. and Haruna S.K.
- Assessment of Sorghum Farmers’ Perception of the Effectiveness of Extension Service Delivery Methods and Willingness to Pay for the Services in Kaduna State. Hudu M.I., Mani J.R. and Umar S.U.
- Socioeconomic Factors Influencing Adoption of Water Hyacinth Briquettes as an Alternative to Firewood in Samaru, Nigeria. Yusuf H.O., Davies R.M. and Yusuf D.D.
- Factors influencing Cassava Farmers’ Level of Access to Agricultural Information in Makurdi Local Government Area, Benue State, Nigeria. Jiriko R.K., Vanger D.N. and Paul A.H.
- Knowledge Level and Poultry Farmers’ Perception on Poultry Management Practices in Niger State, Nigeria. Tsado J.H., Tyabo I.S., Muhammed Y., Fatoki P. and Rilwan M.
- Participatory Communication Strategies for Improved Youth Participation in Agricultural Development Interventions in Nigeria. Ismail F.O., Ilu I.Y. and Galadima S.A.
- The Radio Programme Agric Panorama and Its Implications for Agricultural Practices in Samaru, Zaria, Nigeria. Faruk N.B., Okaiyeto S.A. and Musa A.
- Influence of Social Media in Promoting Farmers’ Participation in Agriculture. Suleiman M.M., Ogakason R.O. and Faruk N.B.
- Price Discovery and Volatility of Vertical Integrated Cowpea Markets (Rural-Urban) in Niger State of Nigeria. Sadiq M.S., Singh I.P. and Isah M.A.
- Energy Efficiency Improvement in Fish Production Systems in Oyo State, Nigeria - A Path towards Sustainable Protein Supply Oladimeji Y.U., Adepoju S.A., Yusuf H.O. and Yusuf S.
- Multidimensional Poverty Index of Rice Farming Households in Northern Nigeria - Estimation and Policy Implications. Usman S.
- Price Transmission of Cowpea in Niger State of Nigeria. Sadiq M.S. and Isah M.A.
- Emirate Costumes of Traditional Title Holders of Northern Nigeria. Dikko H.
- Effectiveness of E-Wallet Scheme in Fertilizer Distribution to Yam Farmers in Agricultural Zone II of Niger State, Nigeria. Salihu I. T., Iko D.S., Jimoh K. K., Abdullahi A. and Adewumi A.
- Analysis of Dairy Pilot Scheme in Some Agro-Pastoral Communities in Nigeria. Annatte I., Ojo O. A., Nuhu S., Onimisi H. U., Ikani I.E. and Bolorunduro P. I
- Assessment of Child Labour among Farming Households in Selected Local Government Areas of Niger State, Nigeria. Ojo M.A., OlorunniyiO.B., OseghaleA.I. and Ojo A.O.
- Analysis of Training Needs of Cassava Processors in Kwara State, Nigeria. OlatinwoL.K., OlanrewajuT.O., Fawole B.E. and OduwaiyeM.O.
- Assessment of Women Access to Media Packages and Farm Inputs in Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State. OnuR.O., Okwori E., Iyiola-Tunji A.O., Onagwa G.I. and OmekeJ.O.
- Climate Change Adaptation Strategies of Agro-Pastoralists Households in Some Selected States in Northwest Nigeria. Suleiman R., Akpoko J.G., Akinola M.O., Yusuf O.O. andOjeleye O.A.
- Effect of Communal Conflicts on the Activities of Extension Field Workers of Agricultural Development Programmes (ADPs) in Benue and Nasarawa States, Nigeria. JacobsA.I., UmarI.U. and Shehu B.M.
- Influence of Some Storage Conditions of Cassava Tuber’s Colour Stored in Basket. Jeremiah I.M. Nwandikom G.I.,Egwuonwu C.C.and OlanrewajuT.O.
Preliminary pages - Volume 19, Number 2: June 2018.
- A Review of Farm Technology Adoption in Nigeria. Garba A., Abdulhamid A. and Iliyasu Y.
- Analysis of Resource-Use Efficiency in Moringa Production in Kano State, Nigeria. Yakubu S.A.,Sanni S.A.and Usman S.
- Analysis of the Effect of Farm Labour Supply on Food Crop Production in Nasarawa State, Nigeria. Ojo A.O., Usman N.M. and Ojo M.A.
- Comparative Analysis of Profitability between Smallholder Contract and Non-Contract Irrigated Rice Farmers in Kano River Irrigation Project (KRIP), Kano State, Nigeria. Yusuf M.
- Economics of Potato Production in Africa A Comparative Analysis of Nigeria and Kenya for 2015. HuduM.I., Yusuf M. and Saleh I.
- Farmers’ Perceived Motivational Factors Enhancing Technology Adoption in Gombe State, Nigeria. Abdulhamid A.,Njidda B.,Iliyasu Y.and Garba A.
- Soybean Curd Residue as an Alternative, Non-conventional Protein Source for Improving Rabbit Performance. Saleh I.,BawaG.S.,HuduM.I.,Ibrahim U.M.and Abubakar S.
- Assessment of the Use of Radio for Agricultural Technology Dissemination among Farmers in Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Nigeria. Amin M.B.,IssaF.O.and Abba M.M.
Preliminary pages. Volume 19, Number 3: September 2018
1. Farmers’ Characteristics and Cropping Diversity in Smallholder Farms in a Rural Community of Kano Close-Settled Zone, Nigeria. Tudunwada I.Y., Momale S.B., Badamasi M.M., Jibrin J.M. and Ajeigbe H.A.
2. Analysis of Factors Influencing Farmers’ Participation in the West Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme in Three Selected Northwest States of Nigeria Abdullahi A.Y., Atala T.K., Ikani E.I. and Ahmed B.
3. Accessibility to Inputs by Beneficiaries of the E-Wallet Scheme in Kaduna State, Nigeria. Barnabas T.M., Yurkushi E.N. and Nasai H.D.
4. Adoption of Soil Management Practices by Crop Farmers in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Onwumere F.E., Olaleye R.S. and Adeniji O.B.
5. Adoption of Recommended Broiler Management Practices among Women Farmers in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Egwuma H., Muhammed A.E., Ojeleye O.A., Oladimeji Y.U. and Hassan A.A.
6. A Review of Gender Issues and their Implications for Narrowing the Disparity among the various Gender Groups in Accessing Agricultural Extension and Rural Advisory Services in Africa. Abdulsalam-Saghir, P., Akeredolu M. and Chipeta S.
7. Analysis of Rice Demand and Supply Projections: India and Nigeria Scenarios. Makama S.A., Amrutha T.J., Isah M.A. and Sani I.
Preliminary pages. Volume 19, Number 4: December 2018.
1 Effects of farmers field school on maize production among Women Farmers in Ondo State. Tij ani S.A
2 Assessment of Farmers’ Participation inTaungya Agroforestry in Ekiti State, Nigeria. Dahunsi O.M. and Erhabor T.A.
3 Evaluation of energy expenditure of cotton picker. Yusuf H.O. and Yusuf D.D
4 Profitability of small scale farmers. Ammani A.A. and Sani
5 Trends and growth in millet production. Isah M.A., Shadi S., Sadiq M.S, Goni M. and MakamaS.A.
6 Unlocking the potential of Nigeria rivers. Oladimeji Y.U., Abdulrahman S., Egwuma H.,
Ojeleye O.A., Hassan A.A., Sani A.A., Yakubu A. and Idi A.
7 Productivity of extra early maize. Mani H., Aminu R., Nura R. and Ibrahim A.M.
8 Impact of Institutional Communication Strategy on Smallholder Farmers’ Productivity in Katsina, Niger and Oyo States, Nigeria. Onagwa G.I., Jegede E., Anamomeh A. and Paul R.O.
1 Effects of FFS participation on adoption of maize. Ayandiji A., Ogunmola O.O., Afolabi C.O. and Olajide E.A.
2 Maternal health care services among Rural Women in Enugu State. Thomas K.A. and Ogbonna C
3 Analysis of profit efficiency of catfish hatchery Farmers in Oyo State. Ashley-Dejo S.S., Omoniyi I.T., Olaoye O.J., Adelaja O.A. and Idi-Ogede A.M.
4 Technical efficiency of poultry egg enterprises. Hassan A.A., Oladimeji Y.U. and Yakubu A
5 Profitability of fish hatchery enterprises in Oyo State. Ashley-Dejo S.S., Omoniyi I.T., Olaoye O.J. and Adelaja O.A.
6 Survey of farmers on furazolidone antibiotic Application in Commercial Layer. Nuhu S., Kabir J., Mohammed M., Annatte A.I., Sani I. and Kobo P.
7 Sorghum Varieties replace maize in Broiler Starter Diet without Affecting Performance. Abubakar S., Bawa G.S., Muhammad I.R., Ajeigbe H.A., Jarial S., Garba Y. and Saleh I
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