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Experimente von Biobäuerinnen und Biobauern in Österreich

Kummer, Susanne; Leitgeb, Friedrich and Vogl, Christian Reinhard (2013) Experimente von Biobäuerinnen und Biobauern in Österreich. Paper at: 12. Wissenschaftstagung Ökologischer Landbau, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn, 5. bis 8. März 2013.

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Farmers’ experiments can be defined as the activity of trying or introducing something totally or partially new at the farm, including evaluation of the success or failure. In this research, topics, motives, methods and evaluation strategies of farmers’ experiments are investigated. Personal interviews were conducted with 73 organic farmers (47 semi-structured interviews, 26 structured questionnaire interviews). Organic farmers in Austria were found to experiment in a broad range of topics. To evaluate the experiments, all farmers conducted observation, and most of them also comparisons. Farmers experiment to find own creative solutions for their specific conditions and emerging problems. It is advisable to support farmers in their experimentation activities, provide room for experimentation within regulatory frameworks and to make active use of the outcomes of farmers’ experiments for the development of local agricultural systems.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:Bäuerliche Experimente, Evaluierungsstrategien, biologische Landwirtschaft, Österreich
Subjects:"Organics" in general
Knowledge management
Research affiliation: Austria > Univ. BOKU Wien > Sustainable Agr. Systems - IfÖL
International Conferences > 2013: Scientific Conference Organic Agriculture > Other
Related Links:http://www.wissenschaftstagung.de/, https://www.verlag-koester.de/index.php?id=114&tx_fbmagento
Deposited By: Kummer, Dr. Susanne
ID Code:21280
Deposited On:09 Sep 2013 12:27
Last Modified:27 Nov 2013 15:20
Document Language:German/Deutsch
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted
Additional Publishing Information:Dieser Beitrag ist im Tagungsband der 12. Wissenschaftstagung erschienen.
Dr. D. Neuhoff, C. Stumm, S. Ziegler u.a. (Hrsg.)
Beiträge zur 12. Wissenschaftstagung Ökologischer Landbau
Ideal und Wirklichkeit: Perspektiven ökologischer Landbewirtschaftung
Erscheinungsjahr: 2013
ISBN-13: 9783895748158
Verlag Dr. Köster, Berlin

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