Project ID

P2012-08

Abstract

Project researchers conducted in-depth interviews with a broad range of stakeholders from state agricultural and environmental groups and agencies. The research identified perceived barriers to adoption and gained stakeholder feedback on practical steps that might be taken to surmount those barriers and broaden awareness of and support for the technology.

Key Question

What do stakeholders believe about prairie strips' prospects to become a widespread conservation practice? How can organizational support for farmer adoption of strips be increased? What ideas do stakeholders have regarding demonstration and other strategies for building support among the agricultural community?

Findings

Project researchers conducted in-depth interviews with a broad range of stakeholders from state agricultural and environmental groups and agencies. The research identified perceived barriers to adoption and gained stakeholder feedback on practical steps that might be taken to surmount those barriers and broaden awareness of and support for the technology.

Principal Investigator(s)

J. Gordon Arbuckle, Jr.

Co-Investigator(s)

Drake Larsen, Tricia Knoot, John Tyndall, Emily Sorensen

Year of Grant Completion

2013