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Are farmers empowered? The role of empowerment in farmer decision making about weed and invertebrate management

Major, Thomas; Grant, William; Stocklmayer, Susan


This research investigates how empowerment affects Australia's broadacre farmers' decision making about weed and invertebrate management in the context of two strategies, Integrated Weed Management (IWM) and Integrated Pest Management (IPM). The research is informed by constructivist grounded theory and used in-depth interview, observation and document analysis to extract rich data. With the rise of chemical resistance, the agricultural industry has placed considerable emphasis on the need to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Rural Extension and Innovation Systems Journal
DOI: 0
Access Rights: Open Access


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