OACC - CABC

Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada (OACC) E-zine and Website Survey
RequiredRequired Question(s)

Thank you for participating in this survey, conducted by the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada.  We are conducting this survey in an effort to gauge use of the OACC website (www.oacc.info) and Organic Friends' E-zine/Cyberbulletin Les amis du bio.  We hope to use this information to better tailor these offerings to your needs.

 

Personal Information

 
Required 1.

Where do you live?

British Columbia
Alberta
Saskatchewan
Manitoba
Ontario
Quebec
New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Island
Newfoundland and Labrador
Yukon
Northwest Territories
Nunavut
United States
Europe
Other  
Required 2.

What is your primary means of employment?

Organic farmer
Non-organic farmer
Processor
Marketing
Distribution
Retailer
Research
Extension
Communications
Policy
Education
Student
Consumer
Other  
Required 3.

Who are you employed by?

Self-employed
Federal Government
Provincial or Territorial Government
University or College
Organic Organization
Certification Body/Inspector
Private Sector
Another Farm or Processor
I am a student
Other  
Required 4.

If you are a producer or processor, which organic sector do you operate within?
(Select all that apply)

Field Crops (including cereals, pulses, oilseeds, etc.)
Vegetables
Fruits
Non-edible Horticulture
Greenhouse Production
Livestock
Dairy
Mixed Farming
Value-Added
Not Applicable
Other  
Required 5.

If you are a student, researcher or educator, which field is your primary focus?
(Select all that apply)

Soil Science
Field Crops (including cereals, pulses, oilseeds, etc.)
Vegetables
Fruits
Non-edible Horticulture
Greenhouses
Mixed Farming Systems
Livestock
Dairy
Animal Welfare
Ecology
Social Science
Economics
Not Applicable
Other  

The following questions are about the Organic Friends' E-zine/Cyberbulletin Les amis du bio.

 
Required 6.

How often do you read the Organic Friends' E-zine/Cyberbulletin Les amis du bio?

Monthly
Every other month
Three to six times per year
Twice per year, or less
Rarely
Never
Whenever I have time
  • Comment:

  • 500 characters left.
Required 7.

I use the E-zine the most during the:

Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Throughout the Year
  • Comment:

  • 500 characters left.
Required 8.

I usually read the E-zine in:

English
French
Both
Required 9.

When opening the Organic Friends' E-zine, I typically spend time reading: 
(Select all that apply)

Newspaper Articles
Extension Information
Research Articles
Student and Job Opportunities
Courses
Consumer Information
Market Information
Issues
Animal Welfare
Required 10.

What type of internet access do you use to view the OACC E-zine and/or website?

High-speed internet
Dial-up internet
Satellite internet
Mobile internet
Other  
Required 11.

I use the OACC E-zine and Website for:
(Select all that apply) 

Personal interest
Information related to employment
To adapt production practices
Information for school reports, etc.
To stay informed of the latest organic developments
Other  
  • Comment:

  • 500 characters left.
Required 12.

I visit the OACC website or E-zine to:
(Select all that apply)

Find information
Stay current on the science of organic
Stay current on extension information
Stay informed on the latest organic developments
Other  
  • Comment:

  • 500 characters left.
13.

What content or format changes would make you more likely to use the E-zine more often or would make your E-zine experience more enjoyable?
(Max 1000 characters)

 

1000 characters left.

The following questions are about the OACC/CABC website.

 
Required 14.

I visit the OACC/CABC website:

Daily
Weekly
Twice or more per month
Monthly
2-4 times per year
Once per year
Occasionally
Rarely
Never
Required 15.

I generally visit the:

English website
French website
Both
Required 16.

I visit the website the most during the:

Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Throughout the Year
  • Comment:

  • 500 characters left.
Required 17.

When using the OACC the website, I visit these pages:
(Select all that apply)

Research
Extension
Courses
Consumers
New on the Site
Organic Science Cluster
Provincial Pages
About Us
Top Ten
Virtual Tours
Student & Job Opportunities
News Articles
Standards
Market Information
Events
Issues
Animal Welfare
Strategic Plans
Links
Award Winners
Other  
18.

What content or format changes would make you more likely to use the OACC/CABC website more often or would make your website visiting experience more enjoyable? (Max 1000 characters)

 

1000 characters left.
19.

Please share any other comments or suggestions that you have about the OACC website and/or E-zine. (Max 1000 characters)

 

1000 characters left.

Thank you for taking the time to answer this survey.  Your input is valued and will be taken into consideration as the OACC website and E-zine develop and evolve.