What is Agricultural Extension?

                                                   Agricultural Extension:

Agricultural Extension is an important branch of agriculture which deals with transferring the technologies from lab to land . The word extension is derived from Latin words Ex meaning out and tensio meaning stretching .Originally the term extension Originated from England in 1866 and the  term extension education was first used in 1873 by Cambridge university .
 Levels of extension:
Extension is generally thought of at two levels;
1) Extension education
2) Extension Service
 these two levels are interrelated .
Extension education : This will be performed by the higher learning institutions like the Agricultural and other universities and colleges .
Extension Service : its to provide educational service to the people according to their need for improving their life through better working. this is the responsibility is with the state government

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