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Journal:   INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT (IJAMAD)   MARCH 2016 , Volume 6 , Number 1; Page(s) 61 To 69.
 
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ANALYSIS OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN "AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION SYSTEM MEMBERS' VIEWPOINT TOWARDS ORGANIC PRODUCTS" AND "THEIR ENVIRONMENTAL ATTITUDE": THE CASE OF THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF BOYER-AHMAD COUNTY

 
 
Author(s):  NOORIPOOR MEHDI*, ARPANAHI SANAZ, SHARIFI ZEYNAB
 
* RURAL DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT, YASOUJ UNIVERSITY
 
Abstract: 

The aim of this research was to investigate this research was to investigate the relationship between Agricultural Information System (AIS) members' viewpoint towards organic products and their environmental in central District of Boyer-Ahmad County. The research population included researchers, extension agents and contact farmers of the study area and based on this population numbers, the sample sizes were determined 62, 55 and 60 persons respectively using Krejcie and Morgan sampling table. The main tool for collecting data about the respondent’s viewpoints towards organic products was a pre-designed questionnaire which its validity was confirmed by rural development experts and its reliability also confirmed by using Cronbach-Alpha coefficient (0.76-0.94). Moreover, the environmental attitude of the respondents was measured using Dunlap & Van Liere's New Ecological Paradigm (NEP) scale.
The results showed that researchers, extension agents and farmers had a moderate environmental attitude. Furthermore, researchers and extension agents had above average viewpoint towards organic products.27However, farmers had a fairly favorable viewpoint. In addition, the relationship between Agricultural Information System members' viewpoint towards organic products and their environmental attitude was positive and significant which indicated that the more favorable environmental attitude they have, the more tendencies towards organic products they have. As a result, improving environmental attitude should be given priority in order to produce healthy products and preserve the environment.

 
Keyword(s): ORGANIC PRODUCTS, NEP, RESEARCHERS, EXTENSION AGENTS, FARMERS
 
 
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NOORIPOOR, M., & ARPANAHI, S., & SHARIFI, Z. (2016). ANALYSIS OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN "AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION SYSTEM MEMBERS' VIEWPOINT TOWARDS ORGANIC PRODUCTS" AND "THEIR ENVIRONMENTAL ATTITUDE": THE CASE OF THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF BOYER-AHMAD COUNTY. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT (IJAMAD), 6(1), 61-69. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=510243



Vancouver: Copy

NOORIPOOR MEHDI, ARPANAHI SANAZ, SHARIFI ZEYNAB. ANALYSIS OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN "AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION SYSTEM MEMBERS' VIEWPOINT TOWARDS ORGANIC PRODUCTS" AND "THEIR ENVIRONMENTAL ATTITUDE": THE CASE OF THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF BOYER-AHMAD COUNTY. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT (IJAMAD). 2016 [cited 2021October18];6(1):61-69. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=510243



IEEE: Copy

NOORIPOOR, M., ARPANAHI, S., SHARIFI, Z., 2016. ANALYSIS OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN "AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION SYSTEM MEMBERS' VIEWPOINT TOWARDS ORGANIC PRODUCTS" AND "THEIR ENVIRONMENTAL ATTITUDE": THE CASE OF THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF BOYER-AHMAD COUNTY. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT (IJAMAD), [online] 6(1), pp.61-69. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=510243.



 
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