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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
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Cover for The Common Agricultural Policy and organic farming: an institutional perspective on continuity and change.

This book deals with institutional change within the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and, in particular, it deals with the type of institutional change that is ideational in nature. A discursive institutional perspective on change is elaborated and applied with specific focus on the...

Author(s)
Lynggaard, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931148)
Type
Book
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Cover for The coexistence of GM and non-GM arable crops in the EU: economic and market considerations.

Within the coexistence debate in Europe, anti-GM groups often claim that there is no demand for GM crops in Europe and that GM and organic crops cannot coexist successfully without causing significant economic harm/losses to organic growers. This chapter examines these claims by specifically...

Author(s)
Brookes, G.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A discursive institutional approach and its analytical implications.

The objectives of this chapter are, first, to develop a framework for capturing and understanding institutional change and, second, to construct an analytical strategy that prepares the study of institutional change within the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). These objectives are pursued by means...

Author(s)
Lynggaard, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931148)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The translation and institutionalisation of the world problematique (1968-1977).

This chapter aims to establish the pretext for subsequent articulations and institutionalizations linking organic farming to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Along these lines, the 1968 Mansholt Plan is consulted in order to capture the ideal conceptions articulated within the CAP at this...

Author(s)
Lynggaard, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931148)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The translation and institutionalisation of environmental ideas within the CAP (1978-1985).

The introduction of environmental concerns into the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is often traced back to 1985 and the adoption of Council Regulation (797/85), which among other things allowed EU member states to support environmentally friendly farming and take national measures to protect...

Author(s)
Lynggaard, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931148)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conflicts over meaning and policy entrepreneurship within the CAP (1986-1992).

This chapter suggests that the evolution of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in the period from 1986 to 1992 may be characterized largely by a continuation of the cognitively and normatively instituted problems by the end of the previous period, and by a specification of the solutions...

Author(s)
Lynggaard, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931148)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The formation of a policy field: organic farming within the CAP (1993-2005).

This chapter proposes that the period from 1993 to 2005 is characterized by the institutionalization of a policy field concerned with organic farming within the auspices of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). It is proposed that organic farming, by 2005, has been established within the CAP as (i) ...

Author(s)
Lynggaard, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931148)
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 influence of the EU Common Agricultural Policy on the competitiveness of organic farming.

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) strongly influences the economic framework of agriculture in the EU, contributing to a significant share of farm receipts. Organic farms tend to receive higher total payments than comparable conventional farms due to support from agri-environmental programmes....

Author(s)
Offermann, F.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997407)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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