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AFO Survey Results

  • 10/17/2019 3:30:00 PM
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The results are in from the recent readership survey and overall, you gave the Animal Feeding Operations (AFO) eNews some pretty high ratings.

Level of satisfaction with the newsletter was high, with 93% survey respondents saying they were Satisfied, Very Satisfied or Neutral with the newsletter.

When asked about the importance of newsletter topics, readers said regulations and rule updates were the most important topics to them, followed closely by tips and hints to deal with challenges like adverse weather. Deadline reminders and training opportunities were less important, but still ranked Important or Very Important to 65% and 57% of respondents respectively.

Readers ranked links to helpful information as the story they were most likely to read, followed closely by interviews with technical experts, dates to remember, real life examples from producers who have solved problems and interviews with DNR staff. Overall, there was little difference between their preferences.

Overall, people were satisfied with the timeliness of articles with 71.7% saying they were Very Satisfied or Satisfied.

Thank you to everyone who took the survey. We appreciate your input and will use it to improve the newsletter. If you have additional ideas, please feel free to email them to the editor, Karen Grimes at Karen.Grimes@dnr.iowa.gov.

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