What does Agricultural extension mean?

Answer: [A] Motivate people to help themselves by applying agricultural research and education in farming activities

There is no widely accepted definition of agricultural extension however, closest definition is given by statement 1 in this question. It application of scientific research and new knowledge to agricultural practices through farmer education. It plays a vital role in community development. It is a two-way channel that brings scientific information to rural people and takes their problems to scientific institutes (for further research and development) for their solution.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module