15 Results for 'Norway'

NPR – PRODUCTIVITY AND THE EVOLVING NORWEGIAN DAIRY QUOTA SYSTEM

Abstract: In recent decades the Norwegian Dairy Industry has undergone substantial changes and experienced extensive restructuring. Notably, the restrictive output quota scheme first implemented in 1983 to address overproduction has changed over time. The move in 1996 to the quota ...Read More

NPR – PRODUCTIVITY AND THE EVOLVING NORWEGIAN DAIRY QUOTA SYSTEM

Abstract: This paper brings a presentation of two ongoing projects which aims to develop measures for enhancing farmers’ competence in farm management in Norway. The first one is Competent farmer, which is a project for developing new methods and practices ...Read More

NPR – MEASURES FOR ENHANCING THE FARMERS’ COMPETENCE IN FARM MANAGEMENT IN NORWAY

Agri- and aquaculture have common features associated with their biological nature affecting risk exposure of the businesses. The aim of this paper is to compare risk exposure in salmon farming and agricultural enterprises in Norway by using an implicit error ...Read More

PR – A Comparative Study Of Variability In Agricultural Enterprises And Fish Farming

The paper demonstrates how a deterministic farm linear programming (LP) model can be made stochastic and simulated using Solver and Simetar© in Excel©. The demonstration is conducted with an LP-model for a dairy farm for a sub arctic region of Norway. The ...Read More

Stochastic Optimization: An Application To Sub-Arctic Dairy Farming

The EU regulation governing organic production will require 100% organic feed in organic dairy systems from August 2005 compared with 85% currently in Norway. This study aimed to assess adjustments in resource use and financial impacts on organic dairy herds ...Read More

Organic Dairy Farming In Norway Under The 100% Organically Produced Feed Requirement

The FRAM-A(gro) programme has been initiated to improve Norwegian farmers’ business and strategic management skills. This paper reports on an evaluation of the early projects. Key findings are that the learning model combining three approaches (theory, group learning and onfarm ...Read More

Perceptions And Impacts Of FRAM-A: A Norwegian Farm Business Developement Programme

Risk is important for farmers’ choice of cropping system. The aim of this study was to compare risk of organic, integrated and conventional cropping systems. Experimental cropping system data (1991-1999) from eastern Norway were combined with budgeted data. Empirical distributions ...Read More

Comparison Of Risk In Organic, Integrated And Conventional Cropping Systems In Eastern Norway

Norwegian dairy farmers are facing changes in the economic environment. Dairy farm models (LP) are designed to examine impacts of changes in economic conditions on production systems and profitability. The “typical” Norwegian dairy farm has a small quota compared to ...Read More

Forage Production And Feeding Of Dairy Cows At Changing Economic Conditions In Norway

Norway, on Europe’s northern fringe, is characterised by small-scale farming. The choice of crops and their yields are limited by the Nordic climate. Farm policies promote decentralisation and a varied farm structure in order to secure rural settlement, food security, ...Read More

Viable Small Scale Farming In Norway

The objective of this study was to provide empirical insight into dairy farmers’ goals, relative risk attitude, sources of risk and risk management responses. The study also examines whether organic dairy farming, leads to important risk sources not experienced in ...Read More