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Survey looks at organic farmers motivations
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Researchers at the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture (Iowa State University) are conducting a survey of organic farmers about what motivates them to farm organically. The results will be relevant to the global organic movement and shed light on the role of organic farmers in sustainable development.

Survey responses will be confidential; only summary findings will be shared. The survey takes about 15 minutes to complete. It is available online at or as a Word document that can be requested from the researchers: Priyanka Jayashankar ( or Howard Van Auken (

The survey will be open until Jan. 30, 2015.