CBEAR works with conservation program administrators and their partners to incorporate behavioral insights into program designs.
The Pull of Social Comparisons
People look to what others are doing as a guide for their own behavior.
People’s behaviors are motivated by labels. Labeling environmental practices used in food production can lead to higher consumer satisfaction, producer profits, and improved environmental outcomes.
Use this framework to strengthen your agri-environmental program with behavioral insights.
The Feral Hog Problem: Can A Cost-Share Program Help?
Trapping systems can be an effective method for managing feral hogs, but they are expensive. Would financial assistance through a
cost-share program increase
Recruiting Farmers: Low-Cost and Costly Ways to Increase Farmer Response Rates
Step 1 of getting an agri-environmental program started is recruiting participants. We tested different recruitment strategies and evaluated their cost effectiveness.