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close this book Agricultural development workers training manual - Volume III Crops
close this folder Chapter III: Technical guidelines and references for the crops training component
close this folder Surveying and interpreting the agricultural environment
View the document A. The agricultural environment
View the document B. Guidelines for the orientation of the agricultural field worker1
View the document C. Understanding the individual farm unit
View the document D. Designing a questionnaire
View the document Introduction to crop production management
View the document A guide to crop production management factors

Surveying and interpreting the agricultural environment

The purpose of this chapter is to a how you, the agricultural field worker (AFW), how to survey and interpret the important features of the local agricultural environment and the individual farm units which are a part of it. This is vital to your effectiveness as an extensionist, since it will enable you to fully comprehend your work area’s farming systems and practices, as well as its individual farm units.