5 Results for 'University of Reading'

PO – INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON ARABLE FARMS IN THE BRITISH ISLES AND THEIR LINKS WITH AGRONOMIC PROBLEMS AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE

Keywords: Integrated Pest Management; arable farms; financial performance; British Isles

PO – INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON ARABLE FARMS IN THE BRITISH ISLES AND THEIR LINKS WITH AGRONOMIC PROBLEMS AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE

European agricultural and environmental policy has evolved considerably over the last 15 years. In this paper the changes in farm businesses in an Environmentally Sensitive Area in England are evaluated based on two surveys with the same farmers at the ...Read More

PR – Farming And Food Production Developments In Shropshire Hills Environmentally Sensitive Area, UK, 1997-2008

Sustainable development is a concept which permeates policy and action at an international, national and local level. A range of international organisations have sustainable development goals1 and plans and treaties exist to which the majority of the world’s nations are ...Read More

PR – Can GM Crops Contribute To International Sustainable Development Goals?

Market pressures and policy changes have heightened interest in knowledge and technology transfer in English agriculture. A government funded project, Forward Farming (2002-2004) established three separate pilots to test different ways of using demonstration to encourage change at farm level: ...Read More

Helping Farmers Adjust To Policy Reforms Through Demonstration Farms: Lessons From A Project In England

In many river floodplains in the UK there has been a long history of flood defence, land reclamation and water regime management for farming. In recent years, changing policies with respect to farming, environment and flood management is encouraging a ...Read More