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Extension: Field Demonstrations

Mark Bell
Paul Marcotte
USAID Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services (MEAS) project
University of California at Davis
Date Published: 
March 5, 2013

Click on the resource icon in the right hand corner above to access the full text. This is one out of a series of fact sheets on classic and proven methods of extension delivery with lots of practical tips intended for extension practitioners, trainers and facilitators. 

What is a Field Demonstration?

Field demonstrations validate and/or demonstrate technologies in target areas in farmer’s fields under farmer’s conditions.

Why a Field Demonstration?

Field demonstrations:

  • raise awareness and interest about new technologies, and/or
  • show the benefit of a new technology and help convince farmers to try it