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Why do organic farmers quit in Estonia?

Ploomi, Dr Angela; Luik, Dr Anne and Kurg, BSc Anu (2006) Why do organic farmers quit in Estonia? Poster at: Joint Organic Congress, Odense, Denmark, May 30-31, 2006.

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The purpose of this study was to clarify the problems of Estonian organic farmers and find out their quit reasons. In March 2005 with the aid of a questionnaire 64 organic farming quitters were inquired. Information was collected through telephone interviews. The main reasons were — financially not worthwhile, the compensation system is too bureaucratic and time consuming, and other reasons.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Poster
Subjects:"Organics" in general > Countries and regions
Research affiliation: International Conferences > 2006: Joint Organic Congress > Theme 2: European initiatives
Deposited By: Angela Ploomi, Dr
ID Code:7810
Deposited On:09 May 2006
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:32
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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