CBSM & Farmer Behaviour: Managing Soil Resources

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Jamie Bowyer Perth June 25, 2014 02:42 AM
We are considering using the CBSM approach to develop and pilot strategies to improve the management of natural resources underpinning broadacre, dryland agricultural production i…

Barriers & Benefits to Rotational Grazing Systems

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Unknown March 26, 2014 03:03 PM
I am a student at Colorado Mountain College and am involved in a research project. I have developed a 10 question survey in an attempt to identify the perceived barriers and benef…

Barriers to Rotational Grazing of Livestock

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Unknown February 23, 2014 07:04 PM
My intention is to address the behaviors that lead to soil loss. Conventional grazing techniques lead to erosion and a trend toward desertification. Holistic land management, incl…

Waterway Protection Post Bank Degradation, Erosion

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Jodi Thompson Invercargill August 29, 2011 05:13 PM
Hi everyone I'm looking for temporary as well as longer term control measures where stock have degraded pasture and / or waterway banks to the point that there is no more veget…

Do You See What I See? Examining the Epistemic Barriers to Sustainable Agriculture

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Carolan, M. (2006). Do You See What I See? Examining the Epistemic Barriers to Sustainable Agriculture. Rural Sociology, 71(2), 232.
This paper examines the epistemic barriers to sustainable agriculture, which are those aspects of food production that are not readily revealed by direct perception: such as decre…

Soil Erosion Recognition Programs

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Joe Bonnell Columbus July 09, 2010 10:36 AM
Does anyone know of cases where best management practices (or sustainable behavior) adoption has been increased by a public recognition program? I'm working with a Watershed Coord…

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

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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,…

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