Differences in Perceptions of Agricultural Water Use between the General Public and Local Officials
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Owens, Courtney T., Alexa J. Lamm, and Ricky W. Telg. 2016. “Differences in Perceptions of Agricultural Water Use Between the General Public and Local Officials: AEC587/WC249, 4/2016”. EDIS 2016 (5). Gainesville, FL:3. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-wc249-2016.


Due to the scarcity of water resources among states and the influx of people, balancing agriculture and public water needs has become a contentious issue. Therefore, dialogue must take place to educate and inform the general public and local officials about the reality of agricultural water use. This is the second article in a series describing the differences in perceptions of agricultural water use in Florida between the general public and local officials. This 4-page fact sheet identifies the differences among groups for agricultural water use and provides ways to change Extension programming according to these differences. Written by Courtney T. Owens, Alexa J. Lamm, and Ricky W. Telg, and published by the Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, April 2016.

AEC587/WC249: Differences in Perceptions of Agricultural Water Use between the General Public and Local Officials (ufl.edu)

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