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Cover for Analysis of the European agricultural context.

This chapter considers the Romanian agricultural sector within the coordinates of the Common Agricultural Policy and presents an analysis of the evolution of the agricultural sector and agricultural industry in the case of several EU-28 member states and Norway between 2006 and 2015. This analysis...

Author(s)
Andrei, J. V.; Dragoi, M. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242201)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Correlations, trends and realities in the European agri-food model.

The previous chapter presents a cluster analysis of 24 European countries in the years 2006, 2009 and 2015 according to the four variables of animal production, vegetal production, total labour force input in the agri-food sector, and gross value added in the agri-food sector. In order to analyse...

Author(s)
Andrei, J. V.; Dragoi, M. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242201)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An EU/US perspective on nutrient management policies and growth hormone bans in the beef sector.

This chapter presents an analysis of the compliance costs for beef farmers in the EU and the USA for specific environmental and food safety regulations and the impact this cost increase may have on the competitiveness of beef production on the world market. It is argued that environmental...

Author(s)
Roest, K. de; Winsten, J.; Dillen, K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction and background.

This chapter provides an introduction to organic farming of cattle as well as their nutrition. The different topics addressed include the aims and principles of organic cattle production, elements of cattle nutrition, ingredients for organic diets, breeds for organic production, feeding organic...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845937584)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impact of legislation and assurance schemes on alternative systems for poultry welfare.

Whereas a wide range of policy instruments - legal, economic, education and publicity - are available to effect changes in production systems, legislation and market-led assurance schemes have been the main forces used to protect and enhance the welfare of farm animals. The Conventions of the...

Author(s)
Pritchard, D. G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Modelling the impact of compulsory foot and mouth disease insurance in the European Union.

This chapter compares two ways of financing the programmes to combat foot and mouth disease in the EU and uses a simulation model to determine the welfare and production implications of the two systems. The two systems analysed are: (1) a purely tax-financed system, where all costs for preventive...

Author(s)
Jansson, T.; Norell, B.; Rabinowicz, E.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990774)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for From conversion payments to integrated action plans in the European Union.

Organic farming is an approach to agriculture that emphasizes environmental protection, animal welfare, sustainable resource use and social justice objectives, utilizing the market to help support those objectives and compensate for the internalization of externalities. Although organic farming as...

Author(s)
Lampkin, N.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997407)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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