Agricultural Education and Studies
Journal or Book Title
Journal of Extension
The forecasting abilities of Delphi technique worked well when a farmer organization wanted to predict on-farm research topics for its farmer membership. This article provides evidence—after 10 years—that Delphi successfully predicted ideas for research that lasted long into the future, including a compelling unanticipated result that changed the face of the organization. Would you want to use a research tool that was this powerful in organizational settings? This article contains details about setting up, conducting, and interpreting the Delphi.
Extension Journal, Inc.
Polush, Elena Yu.; Grudens-Schuck, Nancy; Exner, Derrick N.; and Karp, Robert, "Delphi Survey of Needs for On-Farm Research: Forecasting Changes in a Farm Organization" (2016). Agricultural Education and Studies Publications. 71.