Essays about: "Agricultural Technology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 358 essays containing the words Agricultural Technology.

  1. 1. The determinants of a dairy farmer to stay in business : the case of Jämtland County

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Linnea Högberg; [2016]
    Keywords : dairy production; decision-making; economics of scale size; future; Jämtland County; ordered probit model; strategic management;

    Abstract : Agricultural production essential for human livelihood generating: food, fiber, and ecosystem services is conducted worldwide. All since the introduction of modern technology within the agricultural sector the productivity rate on farm level has increased significantly (Zvelebil & Dolukhanov, 1991) and farm units have become larger in size (MacDonald et al. READ MORE

  2. 2. From traditional to modern rice farming methods: A case study on smallholder farmers in the subaks of Gunung Sari village, Bali, Indonesia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Ruby Casellini; [2016]
    Keywords : smallholder; rice; livelihood; gender; technology; traditional; subak; Indonesia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Historically, smallholder farmers have dominated rice production in the Global South, typically cultivating rice on less than one hectare of land. In Indonesia, rice is the staple crop and is both a political and cultural commodity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Life cycle assessments of arable land use options and protein feeds : A comparative study investigating the climate impact from different scenarios in the agricultural sector

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Industriell miljöteknik; Linköpings universitet/Industriell miljöteknik

    Author : Malin Karlsson; Linnea Sund; [2016]
    Keywords : LCA; arable land; protein feeds; biofuels; climate impact; fallow; wheat; rapeseed; DDGS; rapeseed meal; soybean meal;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate and compare the climate impact from different arable land use options and protein feeds aimed for cattle. This has been made by executing two life cycle assessments (LCAs). READ MORE

  4. 4. Solar Drying Systems for farmers in Cameroon

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik; KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Mir Shwan Kurdi; Linn Öström; [2016]
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    Abstract : Imagine being a farmer having your livelyhood endangered by heavyrainfalls and thunderstorms due to global warming (Habiba Gitay2002), when what you really need is sun to dry your maize, coffee orcocoa harvest. Such is the case for the farmers in Cameroon. READ MORE

  5. 5. Shit and piss : An environmental history of the meaning and management of human excrement in densely populated areas and urban regions, with a focus on agriculture and public health issues

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Wenzel Steinig; [2016]
    Keywords : faeces; urine; excrement management; symbolics; culture of technology; end-of-pipe; sewerage; agriculture; recycling; public health; Fäkalien; Urin; Management von Ausscheidungen; Abwasser; Wiederverwertung; Landwirtschaft; öffentliche Gesundheit; fäkalier; urin; hantering av avföringar; teknologikultur; symbolik; avloppsvatten; återvinning; lantbruk; offentlig hälsa;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses individual and societal relations to human excrement by looking at historical and contemporary examples of symbolics and management systems of human shit and piss. It furthermore connects urban culture to a particular type of perception of the meaning of human waste. READ MORE