stimulate thought regarding potential future university collaboration. The article is based on a workshop presentation made at the 2011 ASHS annual meeting in Hawaii ( Davis and Hariyadi, 2011 ). GENERAL HORTICULTURAL RESEARCH AND EDUCATION NEEDS
consumption ( Lockie et al., 2002 ; Siderer et al., 2005 ), commitment to environmental and social justice may become more important as consumption increases ( Hjelmar, 2011 ; Seyfang, 2006 ). The level of education is also an important predictor of organic
A survey of floricultural education was conducted for presentation at an International Horticultural Congress Workshop in Aug. 1986. Based on discussion at the workshop, data collected were double-checked with contact persons at each college or university, and the revised data are presented herein (Table 1).
audiences in distance education; 3) informally engage extension audiences via social media; and 4) specifically target the millennial generation—a group notoriously difficult to reach with extension programming. Within our discussion of engagement via social
spurred the United States to follow this movement in the 1900s ( Bachert, 1976 ). In addition, the nature-study movement, which began in the early 20th century, emphasized the importance of education through children’s contact with nature and motivated the