5 Results for 'Bailey A'

PR – THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MULTI-DISCIPLINED APPROACH FOR DETERMINING NEW ZEALAND DAIRY FARMER ATTITUDES TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY

Abstract In recent years, the concept of sustainability has been a feature in agricultural policy discussions. In this context it is important to understand the rationale of farmer’s decisions in relation to the dimensions of sustainability - economic, social, and ...Read More

PR – THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MULTI-DISCIPLINED APPROACH FOR DETERMINING NEW ZEALAND DAIRY FARMER ATTITUDES TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY

The European Union Water Framework Directive requires governments to set water quality objectives based on good ecological status. This includes specific requirements to control diffuse pollution. Diffuse phosphorus (P) pollution plays a pivotal role in influencing water quality with losses ...Read More

PR – Determining The Cost Effectiveness Of Solutions To Diffuse Pollution: The Case Of In-field Mitigation Options For Phosphorus And Sediment Loss

Wet habitats are considered a potentially important component of the farmed landscape for biodiversity, including provision of a range of resources for declining farmland bird species. The Wetting Up Farmland for Birds and other Biodiversity (WUFFB) project in England is ...Read More

PR – Farm Management Implications Of Providing Wet Habitats To Improve Biodiversity

Market pressures and policy changes have heightened interest in knowledge and technology transfer in English agriculture. A government funded project, Forward Farming (2002-2004) established three separate pilots to test different ways of using demonstration to encourage change at farm level: ...Read More

Helping Farmers Adjust To Policy Reforms Through Demonstration Farms: Lessons From A Project In England

In many river floodplains in the UK there has been a long history of flood defence, land reclamation and water regime management for farming. In recent years, changing policies with respect to farming, environment and flood management is encouraging a ...Read More