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Cover for The economics of regulation in agriculture: compliance with public and private standards.

This volume investigates the cost implications and competitiveness effects resulting from regulations and standards in the fields of environment, human health and animal welfare and production-linked rules of "good agricultural conditions" for a range of agricultural products in the EU, USA, Canada ...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Fox, G.; Jongeneel, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for State and federal responses to increasing input intensity in the US.

This chapter provides the reader with an understanding of US agri-environmental policy including a review of the approaches that have been used and a description of the overall regulatory context. It presents case studies that characterize compliance costs of key regulations and standards affecting ...

Author(s)
Winsten, J.; Knight, L. G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Voluntary certification schemes and legal standards in the EU.

This chapter compares voluntary certification schemes and obligatory cross compliance rules in agriculture in the EU. Beside a comparison of attributes, the potential synergies between cross compliance and private standards are discussed along three levels of aggregation: the farmer, the supply...

Author(s)
Jongeneel, R.; Herzfeld, T.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Good agricultural and environmental conditions in the EU and their implications for international trade in cereals.

This chapter addresses the impact of compliance and costs of compliance with environmental standards on the competitiveness of farms producing cereals. First, an insight is provided into the cereal market in the EU and main production regions around the world. It is then shown that the requirements ...

Author(s)
Jongeneel, R.; Poux, X.; Fox, G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Trade effects of environmental and animal welfare standards in the hog sectors of the EU, US and Canada.

This chapter explores the trade effects of environmental regulations (related to reducing water pollution from excess nitrogen) and animal welfare standards in the pig sectors of the EU, USA and Canada. It is revealed that total compliance costs with the Nitrates Directive by pig producers in the...

Author(s)
Roest, K. de; Winsten, J.; Rajsic, P.; Dillen, K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluating WTO institutions for resolving trade disputes involving non-tariff measures: four cases involving Brazil.

This chapter provides a perspective of developing countries on the role of the World Trade Organization in solving Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) agreement and Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) agreement trade conflicts caused by government regulations. The role of private standards impacting...

Author(s)
Miranda, S. H. G. de
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Meeting standards in EU agriculture: the changing policy context.

This chapter explores the role of, and need for, policy interventions to promote standards in relation to agriculture and environmental protection in the EU. It concludes that while there are broad similarities in policy approaches in the EU, USA, Canada and New Zealand, there are however important ...

Author(s)
Swales, V.
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 costs and benefits of compliance with food safety standards for exports by developing countries: the case of fish and fishery products.

This chapter explores the food safety standards facing developing country exporters of fish and fishery products supplying the EU and the USA. It argues that, while the required changes to existing control systems and investments in enhanced testing and production capacity may be considerable, the...

Author(s)
Henson, S.; Jaffee, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931858)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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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