Wheat Grain Farmers Desire To The Use Of Central Pivot Irrigation (A survey study in Al- Saqlawia region)
ANBAR JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES,
2008, Volume 6, Issue 1, Pages 343-352
AbstractBecause of the farmers Psychological important and their effects on the farmer's responses and responsibilities for any new methods of farming, the aim of this study was to know the desires of farmers toward the use of central pivot irrigation in the Al –Saqlawia , its relates personal changes of farmers .
A random sample of (5%) out of (1000) farmers was chosen to be (50) farmers under research, A tetrahedral scale included (20) different items was used from which anyone can conclude the desire of farmers to using this new technology in irrigation , Another similar scale were used to figure out some of the independent variables such as (the farmers technical suitability level , their acceptance to any new technology, All data were collected in one lay out sheet and sometime personal interviews were done.
Results indicated that the degree of their desires and ranged from (10-48) degree with an average of (27.6) degree, These impressions of the farmers took a medium range that might get increased, In other words (76%) of farmers had positive desires toward the new technology of irrigation. Results also indicated a significant and positive linear relationship do all mentioned variables, The level of the suitable technology for farmers was good and there was an increased desire to accept using the new techniques, Some recommendations are also included in this research that may help in developing extensional programs related to agricultural techniques.
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