The use and value of information systems as evaluated by dairy and specialty crop farm managers.

  title={The use and value of information systems as evaluated by dairy and specialty crop farm managers.},
  author={Larry J Chapman and Astrid C Newenhouse and Ben-Tzion Karsh and Alvaro D. Taveira},
  journal={Journal of agromedicine},
  volume={14 3},
Little recent research is available about where specific types of farm managers search for information about better production practices. The objective of this study was to investigate what information sources managers used and how they rated the usefulness of each source. The authors administered mail questionnaires to probability samples from sampling frames they developed for four groups: dairy and fresh market vegetable producers from Wisconsin and berry and nursery producers from a… CONTINUE READING

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