Agricultural Science Teachers' Perception of Factors Associated with the Dwindling Nature of Young Farmers' Clubs Programme in Ondo State, Nigeria
AbstractThe study ascertained the factors associated with the dwindling nature of
Young Farmers· Clubs _Programme in Ondo State of Nigeria. Data for the study were collected from 60 agricultural science teachers through the use of structured questionnaire schedule. Mean scores were used in analyzing the data. The findings revealed that the total levels of contribution of the Government and the School Authorities to the observed dwindling nature of YFCs programme in Ondo State were high (0 = 2.00 and 2.00. respectively). While the total levels of contribution of both the Agricultural Science Teachers ( 0 =1.27) and the Students (0 = 1.47) to the observed dwindling nature of YFCs programme in the state were low. The implications of the findings for the development of an effective YFCs programme in the State in the nearest future were drawn.