Understanding Predictors of Nutrient Management Practice Diversity in Midwestern Agriculture

dc.contributor.author Bates, Hanna
dc.contributor.author Arbuckle, J. Gordon
dc.contributor.author Arbuckle, J. Gordon
dc.contributor.department Sociology
dc.contributor.department Iowa Water Center
dc.contributor.other Iowa Nutrient Research Center
dc.date 2019-10-02T15:32:41.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-02T06:50:28Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-02T06:50:28Z
dc.date.copyright Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2017
dc.date.issued 2017-12-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Agriculture's negative effect on water quality has become increasingly well documented. Farmers have a range of conservation practices available, yet rate of adoption is not optimal. Extension and other agricultural stakeholders play a key role in promotion of conservation practice adoption. We used survey data to examine relationships between farmers' integration in agricultural social networks and diversity of conservation practices used. Farmers who were more engaged in agricultural organizations and social networks tended to report greater diversity in nutrient best management practices. Conversely, less "connected" farmers reported less management practice diversity. Opportunities for Extension to engage with both groups exist.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This article is published as Bates, Hanna, and J. Gordon Arbuckle Jr. "Understanding Predictors of Nutrient Management Practice Diversity in Midwestern Agriculture." <em>Journal of Extension</em> 55, no. 6 (2017): 6FEA5. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Agriculture
dc.subject.disciplines Natural Resources and Conservation
dc.subject.disciplines Rural Sociology
dc.subject.disciplines Water Resource Management
dc.title Understanding Predictors of Nutrient Management Practice Diversity in Midwestern Agriculture
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