Table 6: Access of extension services provided to farmers in Loma and Mareka districts in southern Ethiopia.

Variables Frequency Percent (%)

Types of services
 Crop production11175.0
 Crop protection2919.6
 Both (crop production and protection)85.4
The frequency of extension contact
 Once within two weeks7433.3
 Once a week5049.3
 Two times a week1510.0
 Once a month10.7
 Twice a month74.8