Adverse Health Experiences, Environmental Attitudes, and Pesticide Usage Behavior of Farm Operators

Lichtenberg, E. & Zimmerman, R. (1999). Adverse health experiences, environmental attitudes, and pesticide usage behavior of farm operators . Risk Analysis, 19, 2, 283-294.

Examined whether farmers who have had adverse health experiences believed to be associated with pesticides are more likely to have heightened concerns and therefore take greater…

  • Agriculture
    • Pesticide Use
  • Tools
    • Attitudes

The Socioeconomic Context of Exposure and Response to Environmental Risk

Vaughan, E. (1995). The socioeconomic context of exposure and response to environmental risk. Environment and Behavior, 27, 4, 454-489.

Examined the association between socioeconomic factors and the risk responses of 437 Mexican immigrant farmworkers (MIFs) chronically exposed to agricultural pesticides. MIFs from…

  • Agriculture
    • Pesticide Use

Improving Attitude-Behavior Prediction Models with Economic Variables: Farmer Actions toward Soil Conservation

Lynne, G. D. & Rola, L. R. (1988). Improving attitude-behavior prediction models with economic variables: Farmer actions toward soil conservation. Journal of Social Psychology, 128, 1, 19-28.

Determined if attitude and income have effects on conservation behavior, using a survey of 102 farmers. Ss reported their beliefs and attitudes about conservation, responsibility,…

  • Agriculture
    • Soil Erosion
  • Tools
    • Attitudes

Farmers' Attitudes and Behavior toward Sustainable Agriculture

Petrzelka, P., Korsching, P. F. & Malia, J. E. (1996). Farmers' attitudes and behavior toward sustainable agriculture. Journal of Environmental Education, 28, 1, 38-44.

A mail survey of 151 Iowa farmers with membership in Practical Farmers of Iowa, a sustainable agriculture organization, was used to examine the attitude-behavior relationship of…

  • Agriculture
    • Pesticide Use
  • Tools
    • Attitudes
    • Education

Suburban Lawns: Dimensions of Meaning, Activities, and Environmental Concerns Reported by Homeowning Couples in Georgia and Michigan

Shern, L. C. (1995). Suburban lawns: Dimensions of meaning, activities, and environmental concerns reported by homeowning couples in Georgia and Michigan. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering, 56, 3-B,

Mounting evidence points to detrimental effects to the environment and human health from the overuse and misuse of fertilizers and pesticides. Of increasing concern in the United…

  • Agriculture
    • Pesticide Use
  • Water
    • Fertilizer Use
    • Green Landscaping
  • Tools
    • Norms

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