Contribution Rate of Agricultural Informationization to Growth of Agricultural Economy in Hubei Province and Its Influencing Factors

Agricultural informationization is the objective demand for transforming the traditional agriculture and promoting the development of agricultural modernization. Using the statistical data of the gross agricultural output value of Hubei Province in 2005-2014, based on the C-D production function, it calculated the average contribution rate (2.48%) of agricultural informationization to the growth of agricultural economy in Hubei Province, indicating that agricultural informationization can promote growth of agricultural economy. This is basically consistent with previous findings. In addition, investment in agricultural informationization and broadband access rate also influenced the growth of agricultural economy in Hubei Province. Therefore, government should further improve the infrastructure of agricultural informationization, strengthen training of farmers’ information skills, establish auxiliary mechanism for achievement feedback of information-based agricultural production, increase the contribution rate of informationization to agricultural operation and management, promote the contribution of informationization to the growth of agricultural economy, so as to increase agricultural income of farmers.


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Issue Date:
Jun 20 2017
Publication Type:
Journal Article
ISSN:
1943-9903
Language:
English
Published in:
Asian Agricultural Research, Volume 9, Issue 6
Page range:
35-39




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