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Diversity measures in Danish organic farming

Frederiksen, Seniro researcher Pia and Langer, Associate Professor Vibeke (2003) Diversity measures in Danish organic farming. Paper at: 6th Symposium on Farming and Rural Systems Research and Extension, Vila real, Portugal, 3-4 April 2004. [Unpublished]

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Farm diversity is usually associated with a mixture of production branches on the farm, and it is often associated with environmetnally "friendliness". In this study focus is on other types of farm diversity, including non-agricultural farm activities and off-farm income. It is explored how frequent these activities are on the organic farms, their economic importance and the respective participation of farmer and spouse. These diversity measures will be related to farm management in the continuation of the study.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:organic, diversity, livelihood strategies, pluriactivity, off-farm income
Subjects: Farming Systems
"Organics" in general
Research affiliation: Denmark > DARCOF II (2000-2005) > III.5 Nature quality in organic farming
Deposited By: Frederiksen, senior researcher Pia
ID Code:1532
Deposited On:07 Oct 2003
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:28
Document Language:English
Status:Unpublished
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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