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Cover for Environmental and health standards in the dairy sectors of the EU, the US and New Zealand.

This chapter discusses the environmental compliance costs issues in the dairy sector of the European Union, and the implications of those issues for farm level and external competitiveness between the EU and the USA and New Zealand. The impact of compliance to standards on production costs in the...

Author(s)
Bezlepkina, I.; Jongeneel, R.; Brouwer, F.; Dillen, K.; Meister, A.; Roest, K. de; Demont, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental compliance costs in developed country agricultures: implications for trade and competitiveness.

This chapter reflects on the costs of compliance with environmental regulations and standards in agriculture in developed countries, and its implications for trade and competitiveness. It highlights the importance of enforcement mechanisms and implementation, subjects which often have been...

Author(s)
Fox, G.; Brouwer, F.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The pollution haven hypothesis and the location of livestock production: two North American case studies.

A long-standing concern in environmental policy making is that setting high standards for environmental protection in one jurisdiction might prompt emission intensive industries to relocate to less demanding regulatory environments. This is sometimes referred to as the pollution haven hypothesis....

Author(s)
Weersink, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Public concerns, environmental standards and agricultural trade.

This book reviews issues about the quality of the environment in relation to agriculture, and relates them to agricultural trade and competition. It focuses primarily on the key environmental and human-health issues (e.g., pollution from agriculture, the quality of landscapes, animal welfare, and...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Ervin, D. E.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book
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Cover for The arable crops regime and nitrogen pollution control.

The role of agricultural policy in terms of improving nutritional management practices in the EU with the objective of reducing nitrogen pollution from intensive livestock production units is investigated. The economic and environmental benefits are assessed in response to the reform of the CAP and ...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Hoogeveen, M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993546)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
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Cover for Theoretical considerations in the development of environmental indicators.

This chapter covers the quality aspects of indicators, the questions related to the optimal amount of information to be collected and processed, and the applicability of physical environmental indicators in agriculture, exemplified by farm-gate nutrient balances and ambient water quality.

Author(s)
Romstad, E.
ISBN
1999 CABI (H ISBN 9780851992891)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Towards environmental pressure indicators for pesticide impacts.

This chapter reviews environmental indicators used so far in the policy field of pesticide impacts. It is argued that risk aspects and the quantity of pesticides should both play a role in the identification of indicators. A principal component analysis is applied to derive a weighted indicator...

Author(s)
Oskam, A.; Vijftigschild, R.
ISBN
1999 CABI (H ISBN 9780851992891)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutrient balances and the implementation of agricultural policy measures in Finland.

This chapter presents nitrogen balance information relating to Finland, discusses the problems in using it for assessing environmental pressures from agriculture, and gives an overview of the expected environmental benefits of agri-environmental support in Finland. The chapter compares two...

Author(s)
Pirttijärvi, R.; Rekolainen, S.; Grönroos, J.
ISBN
1999 CABI (H ISBN 9780851992891)
Type
Book chapter

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