The relationship between advocates of organic agriculture and land-grant university agents has evolved significantly over the past century, but land-grant research and Extension agents still confront many challenges to working with organic farmers. This article reviews the barriers to communication that have developed over the last century and initiates a discussion on how to facilitate successful collaborations among Extension agents, researchers, and organic farmers.
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Parker, J., & Lillard, P. (2013). Initiating and Sustaining Conversations Between Organic Farmers and Extension. The Journal of Extension, 51(6), Article 10. https://doi.org/10.34068/joe.51.06.10