A study asks: Are California's farmers headed toward sustainable agriculture?
AuthorsJames I. Grieshop
Arnaz K. Raj
Authors AffiliationsJ. I. Grieshop is Community Education Specialist, Department of Applied Behavioral Sciences, UC Davis; A. K. Raj is Research Assistant, Department of Applied Behavioral Sciences, UC Davis.
Hilgardia 46(2):4-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v046n02p4. March 1992.
California growers surveyed in a study indicate a willingness to change their approaches to farming from “conventional” to “ecological”, a sign that some see as a movement towards a more “sustainable” agriculture. What remains to be seen: Is a real momentum gathering for sustainable agriculture—or is it all wistful thinking?
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