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Farmers' approaches to ecological agriculture

Vartdal, Barbro and Løes, Anne-Kristin (1995) Farmers' approaches to ecological agriculture. Ecology and farming (9, May 1995), pp. 20-22.

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Three categories of organic farmers are described; the ecosopher, the antroposopher and the reformist, the latter being locally oriented whereas the two first catergories were more globally oriented. Conversion to organic agriculture is described as a process of social adaptation.

EPrint Type:Journal paper
Keywords:sociology; organic farmers, farmers' orientation, values, conversion, attitudes, social science
Subjects: Farming Systems > Social aspects
Research affiliation: Norway > RURALIS – Institute for Rural and Regional Research
Norway > NORSØK - Norwegian Centre for Organic Agriculture
Deposited By: Løes, Anne-Kristin
ID Code:10700
Deposited On:08 May 2008
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:35
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed
Additional Publishing Information:The file is scanned from the paper version of the magazine and stored as a pdf file in this archive, together with another paper with the Orgprints ID code 10701.

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