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Determinants of Kansas Farmers' Participation in On-Farm Research

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  • Goodwin, B. K.
  • Schurle, B. W.
  • Norman, D. W.
  • Freyenberger, S. G.
  • Bloomquist, L. E.
  • Regehr, D. L.

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On-farm research (OFR) has increased in popularity in the U.S. in recent years due to heightened interest in sustainability issues, the likely decline in resources available for agricultural research, and increasing pressures for accountability and responsiveness to state and local needs. Information relating to OFR was obtained from 431 commercial Kansas farmers. Data were analyzed to determine the degree of OFR being implemented, and three models were estimated to identify which farmer/farm characteristics influenced its implementation. The results indicate that OFR is commonly implemented, and that several farm/farmer characteristics are related to the degree of OFR initiated. It is proposed that to maximize the return from externally initiated OFR, there would be merit in focusing attention on farms/farmers with those characteristics.
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  • Goodwin, B. K. & Schurle, B. W. & Norman, D. W. & Freyenberger, S. G. & Bloomquist, L. E. & Regehr, D. L., 1997. "Determinants of Kansas Farmers' Participation in On-Farm Research," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 29(02), pages 385-396, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:cup:jagaec:v:29:y:1997:i:02:p:385-396_00
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    1. Dobson, William D., 1995. "Strategies for Declining Academic Enterprises," Choices, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 0(Issue 3), pages 1-5.
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    1. Larson, James A. & Collins, Rebecca L. & Roberts, Roland K. & English, Burton C., 1999. "Factors Influencing West Tennessee Farmers' Willingness To Pay For A Boll Weevil Eradication Program," 1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN 21573, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).

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