Essays about: "conventional farmers"

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  1. 1. Value capturing through business model adaptations to sustainability : case studies from the primary production stage of the Swedish agri-food supply chain

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Mohammadreza Dehghannejad; [2021]
    Keywords : business model innovation; value creation; value capture; supply chain; conventional farmers; organic farmers; Lantmännen;

    Abstract : Incomplete competition in the agri-food supply chain is a concern for many weaker actors, such as farmers. This qualitative study is done to develop an understanding of how business model innovation in farm businesses changes farmers’ perceived satisfaction with supply chain value capture. READ MORE

  2. 2. Comparison between conventional and organic farming systems : an LCA study of milk production

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Yue Gu; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Agriculture has always been an important part in people’s daily life and has been developing over centuries with the development of technology and contributing to the rise of civilizations. Based on the production method, conventional and organic farming systems are currently the two main farming systems. READ MORE

  3. 3. From farm to sea: applying Michelsen’s Six Step Theory to organic farming in Lithuania and its role in reducing eutrophication in the Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Simona Jastremskaite; [2021]
    Keywords : institutional development; agriculture; Sustainability Science; organic farmers; nutrient leaching; Lithuania; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Eutrophication in the Baltic Sea and Curonian Lagoon, mainly caused by agriculture, is creating a major burden on Lithuania. While organic agriculture reduces eutrophication, the conversion of lands under conventional agriculture to organic has been relatively slow. READ MORE

  4. 4. Alternate wetting and drying and its influence on zoonotic disease vectors in northern Vietnam : can changing the rice-growing method reduce the presence of Japanese encephalitis virus?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Sandra Norrman; [2020]
    Keywords : vector; Japanese encephalitis; mosquitoes; alternate wetting and drying; Vietnam;

    Abstract : Japanese encephalitis is an important disease affecting 70,000 people every year, with young children constituting the major part. Growing rice with alternate wetting and drying (AWD) methodology reduces water consumption at the same time as it contributes to a reduction in greenhouse gas emission. READ MORE

  5. 5. Höstgödsling av höstvete med pelleterat rötrestbaserat gödselmedel : en ny källa till växtnäring?

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Axel Nilsson; Richard Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : rötrestprodukt; biogas; NPK; höstgödsling; höstvete; myllning; kväve; fosfor; kalium; skotträkning; EkoBalans KretsloppsNPK ;

    Abstract : Försöket handlar om att jämföra effekten av Ekobalans gödselprodukt (NPK 7-2-5), av pelleterade biogasrester, med YaraMila Raps (NPK 17-5-10), på antal skott i höstvete på våren efter höstgödsling. Innehållet i dessa produkter är snarlika varandra när vi jämför NPKinnehållet i produkterna. READ MORE