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Alternative farming systems, economic aspects

Schneider, Karl

Alternative farming systems, economic aspects

January 1991 - January 1993

by Schneider, Karl

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Published by National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alternative agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Bibliography.,
  • Sustainable agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKarl R. Schneider.
    SeriesQuick bibliography series -- QB 93-17., Quick bibliography series -- 93-17.
    ContributionsNational Agricultural Library (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 p. ;
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17676915M

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    These include farming systems, agricultural ecosystems, economic systems, and social Polluted water is a negative externality of some farming systems; it has economic impact but there is no market ‘cost’ associated with it. Regulations, fines and taxes may be used to Social aspects of the food system include culinary, dietary and. Sustainable agriculture is farming in sustainable ways, which means meeting society's food and textile present needs, without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. It can be based on an understanding of ecosystem io-holding.com are .


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Alternative Farming Systems - Economic Aspects Compilers Notes. This publication was produced for the Alternative Farming Systems Information Center. The search producing this bibliographic listing was constructed to be both broad and deep, covering all aspects of economics in relation to any farming system or production alternative.

Language: English Descriptors: Weeds; Organic farming; Cropping systems Abstract: Discusses integrated pest management for weeds, the cost of and the pollution residues from the increased herbicide usage, crop competition methods such as cover crops, mulching.

Alternative Farming Systems-Economic Aspects March - June Quick Bibliography Series no. QB (part II, Citations ) To: QB Part I (Introduction, Indices, Citations ) Updates QB Citations from the AGRICOLA Database. Alternative Farming Systems: Economic Aspects (QBQBQB ) 1. Quick Bibliography Series: QBUpdates QB citations in English from AGRICOLA in this bibliography were entered in the AGRICOLA database between January January By Karl Schneider.

Reference Section, National Agricultural Library. Alternative Farming Systems - Economic Aspects Compiler s Notes. This publication was compiled for the Alternative Farming Systems Information Center.

The search producing this bibliographic listing was constructed to be both broad and deep, covering all aspects of economics in relation to any type of alternative farming system.

Biological farming is all about the soil. Gary Zimmer, author of the book The Biological Farmer, outlines six essential aspects of biological farming: Test soil and balance it accordingly; Use only life-promoting fertilizers; Minimize use of pesticides and herbicides; Use a short system of rotation with crops.

ECONOMIC ASSESSMENTS OF ALTERNATIVE METHODS Understanding the overall economic implications of alternative farming systems requires research at several levels, including individual components of crop and livestock enterprises, whole-farm studies. Economic analysis of farming systems: Capturing the systemic aspects Article (PDF Available) in Agricultural Economics Research Review 30(1) · July.

The Alternative Farming Systems Information Center (AFSIC) specializes in identifying resources about sustainable food systems and practices in support of USDA's effort to ensure a sustainable future for agriculture and farmers worldwide.

Apr 23,  · The stark reality, according to the International Food Policy Research Institute, is that the world needs to produce more food with fewer resources.

Agroecology, a farming approach that mimics natural ecosystems, is an alternative method that can produce more food using fewer io-holding.com: Abigail Conrad. Get this from a library. Alternative farming systems, economic aspects: January - January [Karl Schneider; National Agricultural Library (U.S.)].

Get this from a library. Alternative farming systems-economic aspects, citations. [Karl Schneider; National Agricultural Library (U.S.)]. Get this from a library. Alternative farming systems, economic aspects: March - June [Karl Schneider; National Agricultural Library (U.S.)]. Download PDF Organic Farming Act Of book full free.

Organic Farming Act Of available for download and read online in other formats. The first case study explores economic and environmental performance of alternative farming systems, the second case study assesses options for a pesticide levy system as part of future. NIFA "promotes sustainable agriculture through national program leadership and funding for research and extension," "offers competitive grants programs and a professional development program," and "collaborates with other federal agencies." Site includes the legal definition of sustainable agriculture and a list of common farm and ranch practices.

Farming Systems Development: Concept, Methods, Applications, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome.

FAO (). Guidelines for the Conduct of a Training Course in Farming Systems Development, FAO Farm Systems Management Series No. 1, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome.

A combination of fish and plant production using aquaculture and hydroponics systems, aquaponics is moving from the realm of experimental to commercial.

Learn more about this production system and if it might be right for your backyard garden or farming operation. This list of alternatives was first compiled using AFSIC reference request files, the subject files in our office, as well as previously compiled lists, most notably "Innovative Farming Idea List," () compiled by Nancy Grudens Schuck, Farming Alternatives Project, Cornell University and "Ideas for Alternative Agricultural Enterprises.

Full-text publications cover organic livestock production practices and list subject experts, publications and Web sites. Includes highlights of the USDA National Organic Program Regulations and a workbook to help producers understand allowed practices and materials.

By focusing on a systems approach to improving the sustainability of U.S. agriculture, this book can have a profound impact on the development and implementation of sustainable farming systems.

Toward Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the 21st Century serves as a valuable resource for policy makers, farmers, experts in food production and agribusiness, and federal regulatory agencies.Oct 30,  · Integrating social, environmental, and economic issues in sustainable agriculture - Volume 6 Issue 1 - Patricia Allen, Debra Van Dusen, Jackelyn Lundy, Stephen Gliessman and microeconomic aspects of sustainability will automatically take care of its social aspects.

Evaluating the sustainability of alternative farming systems: A case Cited by: Agroforestry - a viable alternative for social, economic and ecological sustainability.

N. R. Gangadharappa, One of the uniqueness of integrated farming system in general and agroforestry in particular is the promotion of traditional subsidiary occupation. This is due to the availability of raw materials for these activities.