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The purpose of this study was to investigate the needs of extension agents for training on organic agriculture (OA) in the Riyadh Region. Fifty-five percent (n = 69) of extension agents were selected to collect data through an electronic survey. Results indicated that extension agents in the Riyadh Region cited on job training as a main source for acquiring knowledge in OA. Agents expressed interest in receiving training in OA in general, OA marketing, and transitioning to OA. The most useful resources were field days at organic farms, OA training sessions at colleges, and attending OA trial plots. There were no differences in the level of interest in training; however, there were significant differences between individuals in terms of their experience in OA, job responsibility for providing information related to OA, and area of specialization in their job. This study recommends developing professional training programs based on the current knowledge of extension agents.
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Name: Evaluation and program planning
To measure stigma among doctors in one of the major specialized hospitals in Saudi Arabia.
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Systems of agriculture which adhere to nationally regulated standards that restrict the use of pesticides, non-organic fertilizers, genetic engineering, growth hormones, irradiation, antibiotics, and non-organic ANIMAL FEED.
Organic compounds which contain tin in the molecule. Used widely in industry and agriculture.
Financial support for training including both student stipends and loans and training grants to institutions.
On the job training programs for personnel carried out within an institution or agency. It includes orientation programs.
Organic compounds that have a relatively high VAPOR PRESSURE at room temperature.