49 Results for 'Germany'

PO – PILOT PROJECT: “DAIRY SUSTAINABILITY TOOL”: IMPLEMENTATION AND FEASIBILITY OF A SECTOR-SPECIFIC CONCEPT FOR THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF DAIRY PRODUCTION IN GERMANY


PO – PILOT PROJECT: “DAIRY SUSTAINABILITY TOOL”: IMPLEMENTATION AND FEASIBILITY OF A SECTOR-SPECIFIC CONCEPT FOR THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF DAIRY PRODUCTION IN GERMANY

Abstract The European Dairy Farmers (EDF) Snapshot 2018 focused on “Animal Welfare” as animal welfare is a daily concern of dairy farmers and is increasingly important to those outside farming. 201 farmers from 16 countries participated in the survey. First ...Read More

NPR – ANIMAL WELFARE IN EUROPEAN DAIRY FARMS – FIRST INSIGHTS

Abstract Only a small number of German farmers invest into wind turbines on the land they own. In contrast to that they tend to rather lease land for that purpose to investors. An explorative qualitative study on the reasons for ...Read More

PR – WIND TURBINES IN GERMAN AGRICULTURE – NO RISK, NO GAIN? CURRENT SITUATION AND ECONOMIC VIABILITY

Abstract: The agricultural sector in many industrialised countries remains in the spotlight of controversial societal debates that testify to an advancing alienation between modern agriculture and society. Key issues include animal welfare, environmental externalities, industrialisation of agricultural production, and the ...Read More

NPR – CAN MODERN AGRICULTURE MEET SOCIETAL EXPECTATIONS?

Abstract: In this article, the costs of the chain horse breeding and horse rearing with subsequent riding horse training are analyzed in addition to the sale revenues on horse auctions. In particular, it is highlighted to which extend the individual ...Read More

PR – FACTORS INFLUENCING THE ECONOMY OF HORSE BREEDING AND HORSE HUSBANDRY

Abstract: The issue of animal welfare continues to be the focus of attention. There are professional and emotional discussions from many sides. For agriculture, this poses enormous challenges for the future viability of modern animal husbandry. In dairy farming, the ...Read More

PR – STATUS AND ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS OF ANIMAL WELFARE IN DAIRY FARMING

Abstract: In Germany, the production of electricity from Renewables is grant-aided by the government for different reasons. As a consequence of this expensive way of energy production the prices for energy have increased respectable in the last ten years. To ...Read More

PR – RENEWABLE ENERGY – OPPORTUNITIES FOR PRODUCTION AND USE OF ELECTRICAL POWER FOR FARMERS UNDER CONDITIONS OF THE RENEWABLE ENERGY ACT IN GERMANY

Abstract: To reduce risks, diversification is recommended in economic science. This is in contrast to investment activities of farmers who often specialize. In this article the trade-offs of the two expansion strategies, diversification vs. specialization, are shown. Investments of the ...Read More

PR – RATES OF RETURN AND RISK FOR INVESTMENT WITH LATERAL DIVERSIFICATION VS. SPECIALIZATION

Abstract: Object of this paper is to assess the level and share of farms able to fully remunerate (or not) fixed factors, referring to structural, local conditions in Germany, and the economic framework of the last nine years. The analytical ...Read More

PR – COMPETITIVENESS OF THE MAIN FARMING TYPES IN GERMANY

Abstract: Continuous technical progress in the memory, processor and transfer technology creates new opportunities e.g. in the mobile exchange of information in words and pictures. This allows new innovation rates, expanded options and necessities of image work also regarding agricultural ...Read More