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Five-year financial analysis of two commercial farms converting to organic: 2000-2005

Robertson, J F; Daniel, C and Edwards, I E (2006) Five-year financial analysis of two commercial farms converting to organic: 2000-2005. In: Atkinson, C; Ball, B; Davies, D H K; Rees, R; Russell, G; Stockdale, E A; Watson, C A; Walker, R and Younie, D (Eds.) Aspects of Applied Biology 79, What will organic farming deliver? COR 2006, Association of Applied Biologists, pp. 145-149.

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The financial performance including input and output costs were analysed for two commercial Scottish farms converting to organic production. A comparative analysis for a five year period is provided using data from the Scottish Farm Accounts scheme, and demonstrates that both conversions had positive financial outcomes. Both farms applied strategic changes to their businesses.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Poster
Keywords:Organic conversion, finance, dairy, general cropping
Subjects: Farming Systems > Farm economics
Research affiliation: UK > Other organizations
UK > Colloquium of Organic Researchers (COR) > COR 2006
Deposited By: MILLMAN, Mrs Carol A
ID Code:10209
Deposited On:20 Dec 2006
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:34
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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