Evaluating the tradeoff between individual benefits and societal benefits in farmer decisions.
Data recorded in this file are responses to two sets of Likert scale questions (3 levels offered) to 6 question about environmental benefits from environmental stewardship to the individual and society.
Responses are scored as follows:
1- Highly important
2- Somewhat important
3- Not important
This datatable is part of the Crop Management and Environmental Stewardship dataset. Data recorded here came from a 2008 mail survey of Michigan corn and soybean farmers, entitled “Crop Managemand and Environmental Stewardship: A Survey of Your Opinions.”.
Survey instruments and details are given in Jolejole, M. C. 2009. Trade-offs, incentives, and the supply of ecosystem services from cropland. MS Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
|Experiment:||Social Science Studies|
|Data available from:||February 2008 to March 2008|
|respondent||Number assigned to each respondent|
|c1a||(Individual) Increasing Soil Organic Matter|
|c1b||(Individual) Increasing soil conservation|
|c1c||(Individual) Reducing phosphorus surface runoff|
|c1d||(Individual) Reducing nitrate leaching|
|c1e||(Individual) Reducing global warming|
|c1f||(Individual) Reducing pesticide risk to human health|
|c2a||(Society) Increasing Soil Organic Matter|
|c2b||(Society) Increasing soil conservation|
|c2c||(Society) Reducing phosphorus surface runoff|
|c2d||(Society) Reducing nitrate leaching|
|c2e||(Society) Reducing global warming|
|c2f||(Society) Reducing pesticide risk to human health|