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Dr. J. Gordon Arbuckle, Jr. • Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Iowa State University

J. Gordon Arbuckle, Assistant Professor

BA Guilford College
MS, PhD University of Missouri

303c East Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011
515-294-1497
arbuckle@iastate.edu
Curriculum Vitae

J. Arbuckle’s research and extension activities focus on improving the social and environmental performance of agriculture. Areas of interest include climate change and agriculture, water quality, non-operator landownership, natural resource-based rural development, and agri-environmental policy and practice in general. He is co-director of the Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll..

2013 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll

Recent Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll Reports

Iowa Farmers' Nitrogen Management Practices and Perspectives

Presentations

Understanding Farmer Perspectives on Climate Change and Adaptation to Increased Weather Variability

Farmers' Nutrient Management Strategies: Results from the Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll

Iowa Farmers' Use of Information Sources and Preferred Ways of Receiving Information

Climate Change Beliefs, Concerns, and Attitudes Toward Adaptation and Mitigation

Corn Belt Agriculture and Climate Change: Results from the CSCAP Farmer Survey

Farmer Perspectives on Climate Change and Agriculture

Conservation Compliance After 25 Years

Non-operator Landownership and Conservation

In the News

The Guardian Frame climate change as a food issue, experts say
April 1, 2014

Publications

Arbuckle, J. Gordon Jr., Lois Wright Morton, and Jon Hobbs. 2013. “Understanding Farmer Perspectives on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation: The Roles of Trust in Sources of Climate Information, Climate Change Beliefs, and Perceived Risk.” Environment and Behavior doi:10.1177/0013916513503832

Arbuckle, J. Gordon Jr., Patti Cale-Finnegan, and Tony Toigo. 2013. Applied Social Science Research to Improve Water Quality Programming: Participatory Evaluation of Iowa’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund Program. Water Resources Impact 15(2): 3-5.

Arbuckle, J. Gordon Jr., Lois Wright Morton, and Jon Hobbs 2013. “Farmer beliefs and concerns about climate change and attitudes toward adaptation and mitigation: Evidence from Iowa.” Climatic Change. DOI 10.1007/s10584-013-0700-0.

Arbuckle, J. Gordon Jr., Linda Stalker Prokopy, Tonya Haigh, Jon Hobbs, Tricia Knoot, Cody Knutson, Adam Loy, Amber Saylor Mase, Jean McGuire, Lois Wright Morton, John Tyndall, Melissa Widhalm. 2013. “Climate Change Beliefs, Concerns, and Attitudes toward Adaptation and Mitigation among Farmers in the Midwestern United States.” Climatic Change Letters. DOI 10.1007/s10584-013-0707-6.

Arbuckle, J. Gordon Jr. 2013. “Farmer support for extending Conservation Compliance beyond soil erosion: Evidence from Iowa.” Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 68(2): 99-109.

Arbuckle, J. Gordon Jr. 2013. “Clean Water State Revolving Fund Loans and Landowner Investments in Agricultural Best Management Practices in Iowa.” Journal of the American Water Resources Association 49(1): 67-75.

Lois Wright Morton, Jon Hobbs, and J. Gordon Arbuckle Jr. 2013. “Shifts in Farmer Uncertainty Over Time About Sustainable Farming Practices and Modern Farming’s Reliance on Commercial Fertilizers, Insecticides and Herbicides.” Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 68(1): 1-12.

Arbuckle, J. Gordon Jr. Forthcoming. Farmer Attitudes toward Proactive Targeting of Agricultural Conservation Programs. Society and Natural Resources.

Arbuckle, J. Gordon Jr. and John Ferrell. 2012. "Attitudes Toward Cover Crops in Iowa: Benefits and Barriers." Extension Report PMR1010. Ames, IA: Iowa State University Extension.

Arbuckle, J. Gordon Jr., Paul Lasley, and John Ferrell. 2011. "Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll: 2011 Summary Report." Extension Report PM3016. Ames, IA: Iowa State University Extension.

Arbuckle, J. Gordon Jr. 2010. “Farmers' Views on Conservation Funding and Iowa's Water and Land Legacy Amendment." Extension Report PM3008. Ames, IA: Iowa State University Extension.

Arbuckle, J. Gordon Jr., Peter Korsching, Paul Lasley, and Chris Kast. 2010. "Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll: 2010 Summary Report." Extension Report PM3007. Ames, IA: Iowa State University Extension.

Arbuckle, J. Gordon Jr. 2010. "Iowa State University Integrated Pest Management Field Guide Project: Evaluation of Materials and Resources." Sociology Technical Report 1032. Ames, IA: Iowa State University Extension.

Arbuckle, J. Gordon Jr. 2010. "Landowners and Operators Caring About the Land (LOCAL): Iowa Farmland Owner and Operator Survey." Sociology Technical Report 1033. Ames, IA: Iowa State University Extension.

Arbuckle, J. Gordon Jr. 2010. "Informing the Cooperative Conservation Framework for Improving Watershed Health: Operator and Landowner Survey Results." Sociology Technical Report 1031. Ames, IA: Iowa State University Extension.