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Akin S, Kara A, Tutkun M. Factors Affecting Membership to Breeders Association and Contributions of The Associations to The Farmers Training. JAST. 2018; 20 (5) :883-894
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1- Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, Dicle University, 21280, Sur/Diyarbakır, Turkey.
2- Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Dicle University, Sur/Diyarbakır, Turkey.
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It is possible to achive the rural development by using the technological innovation obtained by the scientific research findings widely and organization of the producers. Giving agricultural extension within a certain system is the first factor affecting its success. While there have been significant developments regarding a pluralistic publishing system in recent years, studies are being carried out to activate the agricultural extension role of producer organizations in Turkey. On the other hand it is also true that the discrepancies in Turkey between expectations from agricultural organizations and realizations as in many developing countries in terms of producers and government policy. In this study, factors affecting the membership to Diyarbakır Province Cattle Breeders Association (DCBA) and Diyarbakır Sheep and Goat Breeders Association (DSGBA) and required agricultural extension training contributions by the Association were determined. It was seen that 94,07% of DSGBA members and 82,64% of DCBA members have not taken any training relating to animal breeding. It was found that 75,86 of the DSGBA members and 53,84 4% of DCBA members have joined to the training given by the Diyarbakır Agriculture Provincial Directorate. In this case, the lack of education in rural areas related to agricultural extension reveals again. It was seen that 87.68% of DCBA members and 89.32'% of DSGBA members could not participate any agricultural training since there is no training organized by both Associations.
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Received: 2016/12/2 | Accepted: 2017/10/30 | Published: 2018/08/20

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