The Views of Agricultural Employees in The Directorate of Agriculture of Kirkuk - Iraq - Towards The Obstacles of Agricultural Extension Communication and Its Relation to Some Variables
This research aims mainly to identifying the obstacles of agricultural extension communication from view of the agricultural employees in Kirkuk governorate. As well as classification according to the destination of the obstacles , finally finding the correlation between the constraints of agricultural extension communication in the province of Kirkuk and each of the variables (age, academic achievement, administrative position). The research included all agricultural employees in the Directorate of Agriculture of Kirkuk governorate (113) agricultural workers then the exclusion of the pilot sample (30) respondents. (50%). After that, the number of respondents in the research sample was (41) respondent. The research data were collected by a questionnaire. The first part included data on agricultural personnel. The second part included measure to measure the obstacles of agricultural extension communication consisting of (30) obstacles. The reliability and the reliability was calculated by the half-way distribution and the reliability coefficient was 0.80. After wards classification of the data, a number of statistical methods were used to Analyzed its, The results also indicate the high degree of constraints of the first words in the first rank and their numbers, where the most obstacles fall within this rank. The frequency of obstacles (20) was handicapped as well as the second rank where the number of obstacles that occurred within this rank (6) obstacles. The results of the research also showed that the obstacles of agricultural extension communication are divided into four sections: (4) Very large and significant obstacles, agricultural communication communication obstacles related to the communication channel and (3) very large obstacles, obstacles to agricultural extension communication related to the communication environment. (5) Obstacles are very large and large) The results of the study also showed that there is a significant correlation between the constraints of communication from the point of view of the respondents and the variables (age, achievement) and the absence of a significant correlation between the obstacles of communication from views of respondents and position unclear reached a number of conclusions and suggested some recommendations.