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International Journal of Agriculture Extension and Social Development
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International Journal of Agriculture Extension and Social Development

2019, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A
An appraisal of utilization level of screw press technology among Gari producers in Kwara state, Nigeria

Adegbola Adetayo Jacob, Saka Kafayat Oluwatoyin, Bamishaiye Eunice Iyabo, Oriowo Praise, Koko Micheal Tertsea, Obarein Obozokhai, Adegbola Rukayat Queen and Iorzua Akaakohol

The study assessed utilization level of manual screw press for gari production in Kwara, State, Nigeria. Using multistage sampling technique and a semi structured questionnaire as instrument, data for the study were collected from a sample of three hundred and eighty four (384) gari processors who use the screw press in the state. Descriptive statistics namely frequency count, percentages, and mean was used for analysis of data. The study established that though level of utilization of agricultural innovation was low generally in the region; nonetheless utilization level of the manual screw press was high in the study area. The study concluded that gari processors in the study area utilize the manual screw press at a high level because the technology has considerable relative advantage over traditional methods
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Adegbola Adetayo Jacob, Saka Kafayat Oluwatoyin, Bamishaiye Eunice Iyabo, Oriowo Praise, Koko Micheal Tertsea, Obarein Obozokhai, Adegbola Rukayat Queen, Iorzua Akaakohol. An appraisal of utilization level of screw press technology among Gari producers in Kwara state, Nigeria. Int J Agric Extension Social Dev 2019;2(2):41-46.
International Journal of Agriculture Extension and Social Development