Impact of Farmer Training and Support
This form is designed to collect information from the farmers and gardens in our service area to gauge the effectiveness of the training and support offered to them. Please answer each question to the best of your ability and provide your contact information if you with to be contacted with more information on a particular subject.
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Do you understand whether or not Organic Certification is right for your farming operation after participating in training or other services/programming provided by ASD? *
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How many Farm Education Month videos have you watched since September 1? *
Just 1 video.
All 10 videos!
Do you understand the value of business planning and risk mitigation after participating in training or other services/programming provided by ASD? *
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Do you understand the impacts of proper irrigation management, the use of plastic mulch management and soil erosion control after participating in training or other services/programming provided by ASD? *
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After participating in training or other services/programming provided by ASD did you decide to implement irrigation and water management on your farm? *
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Have you recently implemented irrigation and water control plans after participating in training or other services/programming provided by ASD? *
Do you understand pest management strategies for insects, weeds and diseases after participating in training or other services/programming provided by ASD? *
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After participating in training or other services/programming provided by ASD, did you implement Integrated Pest Management plans on your farm? *
Do you understand the economics of input decisions and how to create a fertility plan for their farms after participating in training or other services/programming provided by ASD? *
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After participating in training or other services/programming provided by ASD, did you conduct soil tests on your fields? *
After participating in training or other services/programming provided by ASD, did you make input decisions based on a combination of soil test results, your business plan and budget? *
Do you understand the fundamentals of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) after participating in training or other services/programming provided by ASD? *
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Do you know whether/how Good Agricultural Practices and Food Safety Modernization Act requirements impact your farm/farming plans after participating in training or other services/programming provided by ASD? *
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Do you understand the importance of proper farm safety practices after participating in training or other services/programming provided by ASD? *
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After participating in training or other services/programming provided by ASD did you assess your farming operation for opportunities to improve farm safety for themselves and their farm labor? *
After participating in training or other services/programming provided by ASD did you make changes to your farming operation to improve farm safety (e.g. train workers, make safety-related equipment repairs, establishing separate storage area for ag chemicals)? *
After participating in training or other services/programming provided by ASD do you understand the resources available to support your farming operation (e.g. FSA, NRCS, loans, Extension support)? *
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After participating in training or other services/programming provided by ASD do you develop business plans that incorporate economic impacts of input decisions, growth plans, markets, crop insurance, and solid financial analysis? *
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After participating in training or other services/programming provided by ASD do you understand the crop insurance options available to you? *
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After participating in training or other services/programming provided by ASD did you make decisions on crop insurance - how it fits into your business plan and the right insurance option for you? *
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