The Development of Learning Base for Integrated Farming under the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy by using participatory process

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Ekarach Nhukaew Ekarat Ekasart

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          The study had been purposed to identify farmers’ needs towards the development of learning base for integrated farming, to develop learning base for integrated, to design curriculum related to integrated farming’s learning base for farmers and to assess that particular learning base and curriculum related to integrated farming. This Target is Nakhon Ratchasima Province Area. Tools used in this study contributed to both primary data obtained from questionnaire, interview and evaluation form and secondary data. In terms of data analysis, quantitative data analysis and descriptive analysis were employed.


The results related to farmers’ needs towards the development of learning base for integrated farming were reported that farmers identified their needs in general at high level as reported average at 4.21. In terms of the development of learning base related to integrated farming, there were 9 areas of farming including 1) breeding swing in pits 2) planting cassava with water dripping 3) planting lime in cement pits 4) breeding Sex Reversal of Nile tilapias 5) Breeding Phoo Phan Black chickens and layer chickens 6) breeding frogs 7) growing mushroom 8) mixing fermented liquid and 9) growing sweet vegetable. In terms of the curriculum related to integrated farming for farmers 3 curriculum were reported as follows; 1) short course 2) medium-length course and 3) long course The results pertaining to the assessment towards the development of learning base and curriculum in integrated farming showed that people who used services reported about learning base related to integrated farming as effective at the highest level with average of 4.28

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บทความวิจัย (Research Articles)