How farmers perceive soil testing survey!

Dear growers:

Please help a graduate student to get anonymous data on how you perceive the process of soil testing! I took it and is very straightforward!

Title of the project: Perceived Soil Testing Attributes and Their Differing Effects on Adoption Between Small and Large Farmers

“Corey Hanlon is a graduate student at the University of Florida who is conducting research on how farmers perceive soil testing. The method is a 10-minute, anonymous online survey. The sample of respondents that Corey is searching for includes any farmers that produce horticultural goods, including fruits, vegetables, nuts, nursery stock, sod, trees and more. Corey’s goal is to reach 200 respondents, and is nearly halfway there.

Are you able to help her out?”


The survey is completely anonymous and there will be no way for any response to be associated with any particular respondent, especially because I will never ask for a farmer’s name or any contact information. If you have any further questions about the survey, I can be reached at, or UF’s IRB can be reached at (Reference IRB protocol # 2012-U-0803).

Thanks for helping a UF graduate student!
Your agent:

Vanessa Campoverde, M.S

Commercial Ornamental Extension Agent

UF/IFAS Miami-Dade County


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Posted: September 14, 2012

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Evcampoverde, Farmers, Questionario, Soil Testing, Survey


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June 13, 2012

Clarence: You are more than welcome to send a picture with the short description and what is happening in any nursery. This works for for us to communicate. Thanks for the suggestion!

Clarence A Chamorro
June 12, 2012

I love your Blog. This is fantastic. Can we post pictures and ask question base on the pictures? Can we talk in spanish?

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May 31, 2012

Great job Vanessa! Thank you for everything you do for horticuture in south Florida.

May 31, 2012

Ray: I will try my best to keep up with this blog. Thanks and I hope to see you at the workshop on June 26th!!!

Ray Rueda
May 30, 2012

Congratulations Vanessa. I hope we get lots of inputs from you and from all nurseries.

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