• METHODS OF DISSEMINATING NEW IDEAS AND TECHNIQUES TO FARMERS
    AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

    METHODS OF DISSEMINATING NEW IDEAS AND TECHNIQUES TO FARMERS

    There are three main extension teaching methods. That is, methods used in disseminating new ideas and techniques to farmers are grouped into three classes: Individual method. Group method. Mass method.   a) Individual Method: The individual method includes farm and home visits, aimed at direct contact between farmers and the extension agents. The purpose is to give advice or assistance on a wide range of farm and home problems. In order to succeed, it may require the assistance of volunteer leaders or administrators to arrange meetings so as to develop public relations with organisations and important individuals. Examples of individual methods of disseminating ideas and innovations are: Farm visits. Home…

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