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2013, 8(3): 25-31 Back to browse issues page
Study of Farmers, Professional Ethics in Soil Conservation
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Background: The soil conservation ethics is an ethic of use, allocation, exploitation, and protection of soil resources. Its primary focus is upon maintaining the soil health with the aim of use the soil for sustainable production.
Methods: This research is aimed in order to identification farmers, professional ethics in soil conservation in Golestan Province and is done through descriptive and survey method. Using simple random sampling procedure and Krejcie and Morgan table 102 men and 98 women were selected and interviewed using a questionnaire. The data resulted from this procedure was analyzed using SPSS/WIN software. Content and face validity of the instrument were obtained by the faculty members of Department of agricultural extension and education .The reliability analysis was conducted with completing 30 questionnaires and Cronbachs alpha value was 0.78.
Results: The results obtained from factor analysis indicated that conservation, productive, stewardship, providence, preservation, sustainability and land ethic are most influencing factors of farmer's desire towards soil conservation that allocated 58.6 % cumulative variance.
Conclusion: The results showed that conservative factor has more important role in elucidation of farmers΄ professional ethics in soil conservation as basis resource for agricultural production. On the other hand, we can tell economical utility of land and land benefit are the most important motivation for soil conservation behavior in farmers.
Keywords: Soil Conservation, Agriculture ethics, Golestan Province
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/09/18 | Accepted: 2017/09/18 | Published: 2017/09/18
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