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Perceptions of Senior Farmers Regarding their Advisory Role in Capacity Building of Young Farmers in Sargodha District, Punjab, Pakistan

Perceptions of Senior Farmers Regarding their Advisory Role in Capacity Building of Young Farmers in Sargodha District, Punjab, Pakistan

Ejaz Ashraf1*, Hafiz Khurram Shurjeel2, Umar Mumtaz1, Muhammad Zafarullah Khan3 and Abdul Naveed4

1Department of Agricultural Extension, College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan; 2Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan; 3Department of Agricultural Extension Education and Communication, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan; 4Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.


*Correspondence | Ejaz Ashraf, Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Extension, College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan; Email: ejaz.ashraf@uos.edu.pk 

ABSTRACT

This study was conducted to assess the perceptions of senior farmers for their advisory role in capacity building of young farmers in Sargodha district-Punjab, Pakistan. As per list obtained from District Officer Agriculture Extension, Sargodha, tehsil Sahiwal was randomly selected. Sahiwal comprises of 17 union councils; four union councils were randomly selected and two villages per union council were randomly selected. The list of potential old aged farmers those were not active in farming system (above the age of 60 years) was prepared with the help of Field Staff of the Extension Department of district Sargodha. Finally, 425 potential respondents were identified from which sample of 120 respondents was randomly selected. The data were collected by using interview schedule. Descriptive as well as inferential statistics were employed for interpretation of the desired results. Significant association was observed between age groups of the senior farmers and capacity building approaches or styles used by the senior farmers to train and educate young farmers.
 

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Sarhad Journal of Agriculture

June

Vol. 36, Iss. 2, Pages 374-733

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