Fertilizer technology use: What are the main drivers?
This case study was undertaken to examine the demand for fertilizer technology by the smallholder crop farmers for sustainable agricultural development. The variables that significantly affected fertilizer demand were farm size, price of fertilizer, price of manure and farmers’ education. 8Further research shows that an agricultural extension service is one of the most outstanding institutions created to serve the needs of the farmers. Thus a policy, which provides adequate, trained and well-equipped extension workers has the potential of raising the demand for fertilizer for increased production. Click on Reports for more insights into this topic