Driving Forces in the Implementation of Agricultural Extension Policy: A Case Study of Participating and Non-Participating Agriculturalists in a Complete Production Cycle of the Organic Rice Development and Promotion Project in the Central Region of Thailand

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Panida Suppayasan
Damrong Thandee
Saovakon Sudsawasd
Nithet Tinnakul

Abstract

This research article studies level and driving force factors of the implementation of the agricultural extension policy, structural relationship of the driving forces factor to the implementation, problems and obstacles confronting implementation, and motivation in the implementation of policy. In this quantitative research. The researcher collected a sample population of 260 agriculturalists. Using techniques of descriptive statistics, the researcher analyzed the data collected in terms of frequency distribution, percentage, mean and standard deviation. Further analyses relied on methods of inferential statistics.


Findings are as follows: The overall level of the implementation of the agricultural extension policy, the development and promotion of integrated organic rice production project into practice in general was at a high level. As for the level of factors driving the agricultural extension policy into the practice of farmers as a whole was at a high level in terms of the structural relationship of driving factors affecting the implementation of the policy into practice. The sociological variables directly influenced the positive marketing variables. The sociological variables directly influenced the policy implementation variables positively, Public administration variables directly affected marketing and the policy implementation variable with a positive It was statistically significant at the .05 level, respectively.

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Suppayasan, P., Thandee, D., Sudsawasd, S., & Tinnakul, N. (2021). Driving Forces in the Implementation of Agricultural Extension Policy: A Case Study of Participating and Non-Participating Agriculturalists in a Complete Production Cycle of the Organic Rice Development and Promotion Project in the Central Region of Thailand. Ph.D. In Social Sciences Journal, 11(2), 480-492. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/phdssj/article/view/180254
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