University of Life Sciences in Lublin

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Issue 7 (3) 2008 pp. 29–34

Edmund Lorencowicz, Jarosław Figurski

Evaluation of computers and Internet utilization in individual farms

Abstract: The results of questionnaire investigations, conducted in 126 agricultural farms were introduced. Computers were used in 94 farms. The way of computers and the Internet utilization was qualified, as well as expectations connected with it. Mainly standard operating and office programs are in use, only 10% of farmers use specialized and advisory programs. 53% of computer owners was connected to the Internet. The majority of Internet users used it to get information (44%), training and education supplementing (35%) and communicating. Farmers in majority (over 63%) recognize the legitimacy of using this type of equipment, as a tool for better farm functioning. Farmers confirmed the necessity of enlarging the computerization of village.
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Keywords: computers in agriculture, Internet utilization, agricultural farms
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MLA Lorencowicz, Edmund, and Jarosław Figurski. "Evaluation of computers and Internet utilization in individual farms." Acta Sci.Pol. Tech. Agr. 7.3 (2008): 7.
APA (2008). . Acta Sci.Pol. Tech. Agr. 7 (3), 7
ISO 690 LORENCOWICZ, Edmund, FIGURSKI, Jarosław. Evaluation of computers and Internet utilization in individual farms. Acta Sci.Pol. Tech. Agr., 2008, 7.3: 7.
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