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Author(s): Jozef Košuda, Zuzana Kapsdorferová, Silvia Jacková

Title: The Selected Issues of Agricultural Extension Service in Slovak Republic

Source: International Scientific Days 2018 :: Towards Productive, Sustainable and Resilient Global Agriculture and Food Systems :: Proceedings

ISBN: 978-80-7598-180-6


Publisher: Wolters Kluwer ČR, Prague

PY, pages: 2018, 829-839

Published on-line: 2018-11-09

Language: eng

Abstract: The primary objective of submitted article is to evaluate the current tendencies in agricultural advisory services, to analyze its education, knowledge and innovation pillars. In frame of the research was conducted a questionnaire survey in primary agricultural business entities, as well as in the companies providing services to agricultural business entities. The questionnaire survey was carried out in 161 companies. The content of the survey was focused on the basic data about the services provided to agricultural business entities, on knowledge and innovation penetration, to the main barriers for introduction of new technologies, as well as to the issues linked to the education of farm/company’s owners or managers. The end of the article is devoted to issues connected to the enhancement of the education of farm managers, status of the agricultural advisory services in Slovak Republic, as well as to the innovation matters.

Keywords: agricultural extension, agricultural innovation system, agricultural knowledge system, knowledge and technology transfer in agriculture

JEL Classification: Q13, Q16

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