3 Results for 'University of Applied Sciences'

PR – Investing In Short Rotation Coppice – Alternative Energy Crop Of An Albatross Around The Neck?

Short Rotation Coppice (SRC) for bioenergy generation becomes increasingly important and is regarded as a promising new income source for farmers. The present study compares the profitability of SRC in line with a typical crop rotation. For comparison of profitabilities ...Read More

PR – Investing In Short Rotation Coppice – Alternative Energy Crop Of An Albatross Around The Neck?

Renewable resources are gaining importance in modern society due to their expected positive effects on agriculture, the environment and the economy. To support renewable energy from biomass the EU promotes the cultivation of energy crops. A spatial equilibrium model is ...Read More

PR – Does Biofuel Demand Increase Food Prices? Impacts Of Energy Crops On Food Production And Commodity Prices In Eastern Germany

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