FARMERS QUALIFICATIONS AS THE FACTOR INFLUENCING RURAL FARMS DEVELOPMENT

  • Anna Nowak Uniwersytet Przyrodniczy w Lublinie
Keywords: farmers qualifications, education, rural farm, knowledge-based economy

Abstract

Polish economy has undergone a signifi cant changes over years thus causing the growth of non-material resources importance. It also concerns rural sector characterizing with low level of farmers education what hampers further development. Biological and technological development as well as changing market conditions demand up-date knowledge and skills from farms’ managers. But the majority of them are not rurally educated or the level of education is very low. Both knowledge extending and taking advantage of advisory services are not popular ways for farmers to improve qualification. Statistic data shows that manger knowledge extending influences farms area growth and marketability. It is essential to undertake activities inclining farmers towards knowledge up-dating and qualifications improving.

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Published
2009-09-30
How to Cite
Nowak, A. (2009). FARMERS QUALIFICATIONS AS THE FACTOR INFLUENCING RURAL FARMS DEVELOPMENT. Acta Scientiarum Polonorum. Oeconomia, 8(3), 107-116. Retrieved from https://aspe.sggw.pl//article/view/3845