Smart Agri-preneurship Dimensions and Farm Productivity

Authors

  • A. J Egwakhe Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria
  • Ope Omodanisi Babcock University Ilishan-Remo
  • O. E Ajike Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24297/jssr.v15i.8709

Keywords:

Smart Agri-Preneurship, Farm Productivity, Greenhouse Farming, Hydroponics, Nutrient Cycling and Soil Analysis

Abstract

Smart agri-preneurship is instigating and shaping the scope and depth of farming in crops and animals rearing. This evolves from huge scientific advancement, implementation of various agribusiness tools, and infusion of technologies for the betterment of farm productivity. This paper probes the effect of smart agri-preneurship dimensions on farm productivity in South-West, Nigeria. Cross sectional survey research design was adopted and 558 agri-preneurs were sampled. A structured questionnaire was adapted and used after its validity and reliability were established. The research instrument was self-administered.  The analysis revealed that the dimensions of smart agri-preneurship significantly affected farm productivity (Adj. R2 = 0.671, F(6,551), 190.42, p = 0.000). The nature, level, and direction of individual relative effect differ across the constructs. The study recommends continuous deployment of advanced smart technologies that ensures high farm productivity.

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Author Biographies

A. J Egwakhe, Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria

Department of Business Administration and Marketing

Ope Omodanisi, Babcock University Ilishan-Remo

Babcock University Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State Nigeria

O. E Ajike, Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria

Department of Business Administration and Marketing

 

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Published

2020-04-19

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A. J Egwakhe, Ope Omodanisi, & O. E Ajike. (2020). Smart Agri-preneurship Dimensions and Farm Productivity. JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH, 15, 127-138. https://doi.org/10.24297/jssr.v15i.8709

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