8 Results for 'UK'

NPR – RANGE MANAGEMENT FOR CROPS, LIVESTOCK & WILDLIFE ON KENYA’S EQUATOR

Abstract  There are considerable challenges to be faced to earn a livelihood from the semi-arid land of Laikipia, Kenya. These include periodic droughts, lack of water resources, poor infrastructure, lack of political support and the need for cooperation with neighbours. ...Read More

NPR – RANGE MANAGEMENT FOR CROPS, LIVESTOCK & WILDLIFE ON KENYA’S EQUATOR

Abstract During a period when agricultural management signals and imperatives are being reviewed internationally, this paper explores the balance between production-linked and environmental care aspects. It reviews the case of the UK, especially England with particular reference to Exmoor in ...Read More

NPR – INTEGRATING AGRICULTURAL & ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT POLICY: A UK PERSPECTIVE

Abstract  The topic of handing on the family farm to the next generation does not appear to become any easier. Many techniques have been used to aid discussions, tax and legal planning. The use of simulations with professional actors role ...Read More

NPR – CATALYSING SUCCESSION CONVERSATIONS

Abstract Agricultural benchmarking and input optimisation are ripe for further development using tools that are now freely available for manipulating larger volumes of data. These new systems will not replace existing benchmarking methods but, used carefully, add another dimension to ...Read More

NPR – A THOUGHT EXPERIMENT IN BENCHMARKING AND OPTIMISATION

Abstract Innovation is crucial to economic growth and the alleviation of poverty. It does not just concern new production technology but also new business structures and marketing techniques. UK farmers tend not to maximise financial profit but wellbeing, which includes ...Read More

NPR – FARM INNOVATION AND PROPOSED SYSTEM FOR ENTREPRENEURS AND FARMERS TO OPERATE FOR MUTUAL BENEFITWard, S.

Abstract Brexit has provided impetus to discuss the UK government’s role in policy with the knowledge that a new agricultural policy will be introduced. Decisions on income support are likely to have a bigger influence on farmers than trade issues, ...Read More

NPR – THE UK GOVERNMENT’S ROLE IN POST BREXIT FARM INCOME SUPPORT AND TRADE POLICY

Abstract This paper is a review of on-farm diversification projects as practised by family farms in the South West of England and covers just a few of the options that are being used to reduce risk and ensure the workable ...Read More

NPR – HOW FARMERS ADD INCOME

A representative sample of both participant and non-participant case study farms was examined over a three-year period in the Shropshire Hills Environmentally Sensitive Area of the UK from 1997 to 2000. The effects on farm business viability were monitored and ...Read More