Full title: Shaping change : natural resource management, agriculture and the role of extension / editors Jess Jennings, Roger Packham, Dedee Woodside.
Author/creator: Jennings, Jess, Packham, R. G, Woodside, D. P, Australasia Pacific Extension Network.
Call Numbers: HQ 2014/2546
Record Identifier: 74VKK5mZP28b
Contents: iv, 228 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 30 cm., , , , , Introduction: Challenges and future directions for extension/ Jennings, Packham and Woodside -- Sect. I: Defining the field, historical development and conceptual frameworks. Enabling change in rural and regional Australia/ Vanclay and Leach -- The origin of extension/ Jennings -- Past and present history of extension in New Zealand/ Parminter -- Theories and approaches of extension: review of extension in capacity building/ Coutts and Roberts -- The farming systems approach/ Packham -- The worlds we create: desiging learning systems for the underworld of extension/ Ison and Russell -- Sect. 2: principles and practices for enabling change. Social principles for agricultural extension for the promotion of natural resource management/ Vanclay -- Adoption of conservation practices by rural landholders/ Pannell, Marshall, Barr, Curtis, Vanclay and Wilkinson -- The role of extension for improving natural resource management: the Australian experience/ Millar -- The role of extension for improving natural resource management: the New Zealand experience/ Parminter -- Local agricultural and environmental knowledge: working with Thai institutes and communities/ Robinson -- Outstanding in her field/ McGowan -- Extension planning/ Crisp and Holt -- monitoring, evaluation and reporting of extension/ Roberts and Coutts --, Sect. 3: Building social capital. Building social capital to achieve sustainale farm practices/ Love, Carroll and Prior -- Capacity building in farming systems/ Nettle and Paine -- Power and participation: exploring the traditions of power/ Kelly -- Myers Briggs type Indicator preferences by industry and implications for extension/ Strachan -- Resilience and productivity/ Paine, Crawford and Nettle -- Sect. 4: Economics, policy and the market for extension. Economics and extension/ Marsh, Pannell and Llewellyn -- The contribution of research to productivity growth in Australian broadacre agriculture/ Mullen and Cox -- Public and private extension/ Stone -- Extension policy in Australia- challenges and solutions/ Leach.
Publishers: [Wodonga, Vic.] : Australasia Pacific Extension Network, 2011., [Wodonga, Vic.] : Australasia Pacific Extension Network, 2011.
Includes bibliographical references.
MMS ID: 991022032099702626