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Prototyping organic mixed crop-dairy systems at a local scale : a multi-attribute approach

Coquil, Xavier; Fiorelli, Jean-Louis; Bazard, Claude; Foissy, Damien; Trommenschlager, Jean-Marie and Blouet, André (2006) Prototyping organic mixed crop-dairy systems at a local scale : a multi-attribute approach. Paper at: Joint Organic Congress, Odense, Denmark, May 30-31, 2006.

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Social demand for Sustainable agriculture and multifunctionality of agriculture since the 2003 CAP reform, leads agricultural systems to be more friendly for the environment. In such a context, research has to work on the conception of environmental friendly agricultural systems. In East of France, a research team is prototyping two complementary mixed crop-dairy systems aiming to respect the environment and to produce milk and crops. Two organic multi-objective prototypes are being built based on (i) respect of land natural properties (ii) use of low external inputs and (iii) limitation of the exchanges between systems at a local scale. Prototyping that kind of systems requires a multi-attribute approach using different methods. Experimentation at farming system level combined to modelling might suit well that purpose.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Subjects: Farming Systems
Research affiliation: International Conferences > 2006: Joint Organic Congress > Theme 1: Research in sustainable systems
Deposited By: Coquil, Xavier
ID Code:7186
Deposited On:10 May 2006
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:32
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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