Universal Journal of Agricultural Research Vol. 2(3), pp. 89 - 92
DOI: 10.13189/ujar.2014.020301
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Role of Private Sector in Dissemination of Agricultural Information among Cotton Growers in Punjab Pakistan


Muhammad Yaseen 1,*, Badar Naseem Siddiqui 2, Muhammad Ali 2, Muhammad Ameen 3
1 Agricultural Information Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing China, (Lecturer, Agric. Extension, UCA-UOS, Sargodha, Pakistan)
2 Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
3 Department of Agricultural Engineering, PMAS Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Pakistan

ABSTRACT

The present study was designed to assess the role of private sector in dissemination of agricultural information among cotton growers of Rajan Pur district of Punjab province, Pakistan. All the cotton growers were considered as the population of the study. The sample of the population was limited to 120 farmers selected through simple random sampling techniques. The data were collected through personal interviews with the help of interview schedule. The data were arranged and organized on a tally sheet interpretation. The results revealed that private sector contribute momentous role in dissemination of agricultural information among cotton growers. Private sector should increase their role to boost up agriculture. Furthermore, agriculture department should rethink about their working strategies to play their role in dissemination of information to farmers, which is their duty.

KEYWORDS
Private Extension Services, Agricultural Information, Sources of Agri, Information, Plant Protection Technologies

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(a). IEEE Format:
[1] Muhammad Yaseen , Badar Naseem Siddiqui , Muhammad Ali , Muhammad Ameen , "Role of Private Sector in Dissemination of Agricultural Information among Cotton Growers in Punjab Pakistan," Universal Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 89 - 92, 2014. DOI: 10.13189/ujar.2014.020301.

(b). APA Format:
Muhammad Yaseen , Badar Naseem Siddiqui , Muhammad Ali , Muhammad Ameen (2014). Role of Private Sector in Dissemination of Agricultural Information among Cotton Growers in Punjab Pakistan. Universal Journal of Agricultural Research, 2(3), 89 - 92. DOI: 10.13189/ujar.2014.020301.