Organic Agriculture: Sustainabiblity, Markets and Policies

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OECD Publishing, Jan 1, 2003 - Business & Economics - 406 pages
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The economic performance of organic farms is mixed, with considerable variation in the yields achieved and the premiums received for products within and across OECD countries. This publication reveals that organic agriculture is disadvantaged by curren

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Page 31 - Organic agriculture is an ecological production management system that promotes and enhances biodiversity, biological cycles, and soil biological activity. It is based on minimal use of off-farm inputs and on management practices that restore, maintain, and enhance ecological harmony. . . . "'Organic' is a labeling term that denotes products produced under the authority of the Organic Foods Production Act.
Page 141 - Most of the results are from research which has been carried out with financial support from the Commission of the European Communities. Agriculture and Fisheries (FAIR) specific RTD programme. CT96-1080, "Optimi/,ation of the Maillard Reaction. A Way to Improve the Quality and Safety of Thermally Processed Foods".
Page 71 - Charter, to cover their basic needs and obtain an adequate return and satisfaction from their work, including a safe working environment • to consider the wider social and ecological impact of the agricultural system...
Page 158 - Organic farming Is a production system which avoids or largely excludes the use of synthetically compounded fertilizers, pesticides, growth regulators, and livestock feed additives. To the maximum extent feasible, organic farming systems rely upon crop rotations, crop residues, animal manures, legumes, green manures, off-farm organic wastes, mechanical cultivation, mineral-bearing rocks, and aspects of biological...
Page 315 - This level of growth has significant implications for the provision of training, advice and other information to farmers, as well as for the development of inspection and certification procedures. It also has major implications for the development of the market for organic food, as it progresses from niche to mainstream status, with a likely retail sales value in 2005 of EUR 30-50 billion.
Page 313 - Part of this research has been carried out with financial support from the Commission of the European Communities, Agriculture and Fisheries (FAIR) specific RTD programme, FAIR3-CT96-1794, "Effects of the CAP-reform and possible further development on organic farming in the EU".
Page 190 - Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden Switzerland...
Page 269 - Huang, Chung L.; Misra, Sukant K. and Ott, Stephen L. Modeling Consumer Risk Perception and Choice Behavior: The Case of Chemical Residues in Fresh Produce.
Page 93 - U. 1996. Effects of bio-dynamic, organic and conventional farming on ground beetles (Col. Carabidae) and other epigaeic arthropods in winter wheat. Biological Agriculture and Horticulture 12: 353-364.
Page 115 - Soil quality has been defined as 'the capacity of a soil to function within ecosystem boundaries to sustain biological productivity, maintain environmental quality, and promote plant and animal health' (Doran and Parkin, 1994; Stenberg, 1999).

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