Essays about: "farmer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 547 essays containing the word farmer.

  1. 1. Sustainability effects of introducing legumes in traditional cropping systems : an experimental case study in Swedish context

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Jakob Rönnholm Håkansson; Ulrik Bergsland; [2019]
    Keywords : cropping system; legumes; optimization; profitability; sustainability;

    Abstract : The agricultural sector of the world faces a growing food demand because of a growing world population. To support this growing demand, it could be necessary that agricultural production increases, this increase in production must be achieved sustainably. READ MORE

  2. 2. References to Darkness : A study of darkness in a selection of poems by Wendell Berry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Lars Norén; [2019]
    Keywords : Wendell Berry; poetry; darkness; close reading; earth; soil; death; farming; figurative; imagery; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The writer, farmer, Christian pacifist, and “eco-poet” Wendell Berry has written and published novels, essays, and poetry since early 1960s. Examples of recurring themes in Berry’s literary work are the close relationship between farmer and the earth, the importance of belonging to a place/community, and having trust in the Creation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Guarding crops against the ‘protected pest’ : interactions among farmers, monkeys, and conservation staffs in a nature reserve of Guangxi, China

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Wenxiu Li; [2019]
    Keywords : crop damage; macaques; human-wildlife conflict; China; protected areas; actor network theory;

    Abstract : Human-wildlife conflict has become a global challenge. Crop damage by wildlife can cause significant economic loss and primates such as monkeys can cause particular problem to farmers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Farmers’ choice of seed strategy : a case study of farmers’ operational decision making

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Angelica Lindkvist; Ida Ottosson; [2019]
    Keywords : decision making; operational decision making; farmers’ decision making; social capital; social network; trust; farmsaved seed; certified seed;

    Abstract : Farmers make challenging and complex decisions almost every day. The focus of this study is farmers’ choice of seed. They can choose to buy certified seed, use seed that they clean from the previous year’s harvest or use a combination. READ MORE

  5. 5. Agriculture at the crossroads : challenges of food security and rural development in Siaya County

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Dorothy Roseline Juma; [2019]
    Keywords : food security; poverty; small-scale agriculture; rural development;

    Abstract : Africa is always being, portrayed as a continent of poverty and one that needs to develop, and increase its food production. The quest has lead world organizations to launch projects for development and economic growth in Africa where majority are poor. READ MORE