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Tina M. Waliczek, Paula S. Williamson and Florence M. Oxley

journals [14.3% (76)], radio [1.3% (7)], social media [5.3% (28)], and other sources [3% (16)]. Although environmental or conservation organizations were rated as the most reliable source, few respondents [11.6% (61)] indicated that they belonged to any

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Alicia L. Rihn, Chengyan Yue, Bridget Behe and Charles Hall

well as on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. Statistics support using social media to reach young consumers. The majority of Facebook users (63.1%) are younger than 34 years old ( Gonzalez, 2010 ), 88% of Twitter users are younger than age 34 years old

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Kent D. Kobayashi, Theodore J.K. Radovich and Brooke E. Moreno

We are seeing increasing interest in trade and popular media about the environmental degradation from agriculture. Policy makers, educators, students, and the public are concerned about the environment, food safety, and sustainable agriculture

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Youbin Zheng, Diane Feliciano Cayanan and Mike Dixon

surveyed vegetable greenhouses and 30% of the ornamental crop greenhouses were recycling their nutrient solution. The use of recirculating subirrigation systems has been adopted for many reasons, including environmental, social, and economical benefits. In

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Eric T. Stafne, Edward W. Hellman, R. Keith Striegler, James A. Wolpert and Jean-Mari Peltier

instant surveys during webinars or other online presentations to gauge the success of the program and the impact of the education received by the student. These researchers also described anecdotal impact information given via social media sites maintained

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Garry V. McDonald and Wayne A. Mackay

462V Horticulture Internship Experience is the actual internship and has a writing component consisting of keeping a journal, or posting to a blog or other social media accessible to the student’s advisor and the internship coordinator. The assessment

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A-Young Lee, Seon-Ok Kim and Sin-Ae Park

categories: 1) social aspects, such as community activity, social interaction, and secure community organization; 2) economic benefits, such as creating local jobs, using underused resources, and increasing household income; 3) health aspects, such as

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Gianna Short, Chengyan Yue, Neil Anderson, Carol Russell and Nicholas Phelps

the most preferred source, selected by 52% of respondents, whereas “At the grocery store” is next, selected by 38% of respondents. Social media is preferred by 28% and e-mail the least, 24% ( Fig. 4 ). Fig. 4. Aquaponic survey respondents who indicated

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Matthew W. Fidelibus

combination of technological advances and economic/social changes now favor the adoption of mechanized raisin-making practices ( Calvin and Martin 2010b ), which, in California’s climate, require cultivars that ripen earlier than ‘Thompson Seedless’. The

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Tanya J. Hall, Roberto G. Lopez, Maria I. Marshall and Jennifer H. Dennis

under 76 million square meters (7617 ha) of controlled greenhouse environments or other protected structures ( USDA, 2008 , 2009 ). The high use of petroleum-based products to produce floriculture crops has been criticized in the mainstream media