Extension clientele use electronic technology for entertainment, communication, and business. Educational programs that use electronic technology can enhance learning. To learn more about use of electronic technology among Extension clientele, we surveyed 80 university students and 135 potato farmers. We found that the farmers were likely to use more technology than the students were. We also found that younger people used more technology and that awareness of technology and source of news were other significant variables. One implication for Extension practitioners is that use of electronic technology by farmers should not be underestimated.
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Guenthner, J. F., & Swan, B. G. (2011). Extension Learners' Use of Electronic Technology. The Journal of Extension, 49(1), Article 2. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol49/iss1/2