Extension in agriculture is a term which has been undertaken from the Anglo-Saxon experience and is defined as a continuous process of relevant information distribution to a large number of farmers through specific methods called extension methods.
AGROinform is providing extension services in the majority of cases to informal groups of agricultural producers. The main types of informal groups for extension services are:
Study Circles (farmers and women)
The Study Circles (SC) is a small group of adult persons (usually 10-15) that in a certain period of time meet regularly and carry out activities related to information, knowledge and capacities transfer in accordance to the needs of the group members. These activities are performed according to the study plan, which is being developed and approved by all group members.
Producers groups applying Good Agricultural Practices
Producers groups are groups that apply on their own fields innovations in agriculture and elements of good agricultural practices.