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Table 3 Statements characterizing the teamwork and knowledge-focused advisor style

From: A Q study: exploring the purpose of transdisciplinary dairy advisory services in Denmark

Highest priority
statements
(ranked 3 & 4)
To benefit from the advisors’ different competencies (24/4a)
To make use of all available knowledge regarding the interaction between feed and health (37/4)
To help the farmer achieve the farm strategy (19/3)
To ensure value in terms of the money invested by the farmer in transdisciplinary advisory services (7/3)
To create results by working together (18/3)
Lowest priority
statements
(ranked -3 & -4)
To create extra revenue for myself (15/−4)
To reduce the use of antibiotics (40/−4)
To improve animal welfare (26/−3)
To educate the farm employees (5/−3)
For people from my transdisciplinary network to recommend me as an advisor to other farmers (9/−3)
Selected distinguishing statementsb To help the farmer achieve the farm strategy (19/3)
To transfer knowledge from several professional perspectives (27/2)
To educate the farmer in human resource management (20/−3)
To improve animal welfare (26/−3)
  1. astatement number 24 was rated + 4
  2. bStatements significantly different (P < 0.05) for the teamwork and knowledge-focused advisor style compared to the two other advisor styles