Rating current Vermont equine industry issues and determining if motivation for participation in change efforts exists

Ariana Monti, Elizabeth A. Greene

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Abstract

UVM Extension has played a key role in reaching beyond agricultural circles to develop public awareness regarding the statewide economic impact and importance of the equine industry. In order to continue supporting industry growth, UVM Extension surveyed the areas of current concern for industry participants. Survey results indicate that the current issues of greatest concern to participants were in the areas of insurance and liability, horse park/facilities, land use policies, trail systems, and agricultural use (of land). This project demonstrates a method that can be utilized in any Extension program to identify critical issues and/or to evaluate program effectiveness.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number2TOT6
JournalJournal of Extension
Volume46
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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