8 Results for 'Fuchs, C.'

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

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: 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

Renewable energies in Germany are strongly supported by legislation. Farmers expect that renewable energy can help them to increase and stabilise their income . In this respect, biogas is an important pillar in the overall context of renewable energies. Feedstocks ...Read More

PR – Competitiveness And Risk Of Crop Production, Milk Production And Biogas Production With Respect To Regional Resources (p133-144)

Yield fluctuations as a result of climatic influences can be a significant risk for farms. Marginal soils with a low yield potential in connection with comparatively unfavorable climatic conditions, as found in parts of Northeastern Germany, are particularly affected. The ...Read More

PR – Needs For Risk Hedging In Crop Production Exemplified For Northeast Germany

The recent reform of the agricultural policy in the EU provides totally new frame conditions for farmers. Main components of the reform are the decoupling of direct payments and particular for dairy farmers the reduction of intervention prices for milk ...Read More