57 Results for 'The Netherlands'

PR – MAINSTREAM AND ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF FINANCE IN DUTCH AGRICULTURE

Abstract: In this paper mainstream and alternative sources of finance in Dutch agriculture are analysed. Dutch farmers make use of different sources of finance whereby bank loans continue to serve as the major source of debt financing. The average bank ...Read More

PR – MAINSTREAM AND ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF FINANCE IN DUTCH AGRICULTURE

Abstract: A project has been commissioned by the European Commission (DG AGRI) to identify the needs of young farmers and to design an exchange programme tailored to the needs of young farmers. To achieve this, a survey was carried out ...Read More

PR – KNOWLEDGE NEEDS OF YOUNG FARMERS IN THE EU

Abstract: Livestock production has positive and negative impacts and externalities that have an effect on the socio-economic systems as well as the ecosystem, from both the global and national perspective. This study assessed the scale, range and degree of both ...Read More

PR – ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL EFFECTS OF LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS: POULTRY, BEEF AND DAIRY

Abstract: The European platform Animal Task Force identified 3 main societal challenges for sustainable and competitive livestock production in Europe taking into account both healthy livestock and people. Securing animal health by disease prevention and control is of utmost importance. ...Read More

PL1.4_PR – HEALTHY LIVESTOCK AND PEOPLE: THE EUROPEAN APPROACH

Abstract: In this paper an analysis is made of the contribution of women to labour input and management on Dutch farms. We used a written survey among the participants of the Dutch Farm Accountancy Data Network (FADN), in-depth interviews and ...Read More

PR – THE ROLE OF WOMEN ON DUTCH FARMS

Abstract: The paper presents the Interactive Strategic Management Method (ISM) and experiences from its implementation in Europe. The method was designed to support the development of entrepreneurship and strategic management. The method was used in farmer trainings in three Central ...Read More

NPR – STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT TRAINING FOR FARMERS – THE CASE OF IMPLEMENTATION OF THE INTERACTIVE STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT METHODOLOGY IN EUROPE

Abstract: Medicine use in animals and in particular antibiotic use is under criticism of the society. Therefore, antibiotic use in dairy herds in The Netherlands in the period 2005-2012 was studied. The number of daily dosages per cow per year ...Read More

NPR – SOCIETY DEBATE AND MEDICINE USE – AS CASE DAIRY HUSBANDRY IN THE NETHERLANDS

Abstract: Market power and the abuse of power is often a topic of public discussion when regarding price formation in food chains. Supermarkets are often accused of not paying fair prices to farmers. The goal of this study is to ...Read More

NPR – FUNCTIONING OF AGRICULTURAL FOOD MARKETS IN THE NETHERLANDS FOR EIGHT PRODUCTS

Sustainable milk production systems require economically viable, environmentally sound and socially acceptable practices. This study compared the economic, environmental and societal impact of large-scale farms with other dairy farms in the Dutch Farm Accountancy Data Network (FADN). Moreover the integrated ...Read More

PR – The Impact Of Farm Size On Sustainability Of Dutch Dairy Farms

In 2010 an EU subsidy program started to create high quality control posts in Europe. Control posts are companies offering facilities for animals to rest and eat during long distance transport. They also offer facilities for trucks, drivers and competent ...Read More