8 Results for 'Wageningen University'

NPR – INNOVATIVE DAIRY CATTLE MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES UNDER ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC RESTRICTIONS

Abstract This paper illustrates how future oriented dairy farmers and researchers in Western Europe work on the farm business towards 2030 by presenting examples of innovative practices and techniques, which deal with  efficiency  and  public demands. Future orientation of farmers ...Read More

NPR – INNOVATIVE DAIRY CATTLE MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES UNDER ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC RESTRICTIONS

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

Good farming practices are part of EU policies to stimulate sustainability in agriculture. This is part of the so called Cross-Compliance conditions. To enhance social responsible behavior quality assurance schemes are in operation including good farming practices. Practices and product ...Read More

PR – Sustainable Agriculture, Good Farming Practices And Application Of Quality Assurance Schemes In Dairy Sector (p307-315)

Information exchange is a crucial factor in modern farm management, especially when the whole agri-food supply chain network is taken into account. This requires flexible information systems for which a common digital infrastructure is needed. Development of such an infrastructure ...Read More

PR – Agri-food Living Lab: The Virtual Meeting Place For Open Innovation On Farm Information Management And Ict Development (p496-504)

One of the key concerns of biogas plants is the disposal of comparatively large amounts of digestates in an economically and environmentally sustainable manner. This paper analyses the economic performance of anaerobic digestion of a given biogas plant. A scenario ...Read More

CS – Economic Analysis Of Anaerobic Digestion (AD) – A Case Study Of Green Power Biogas Plant In The Netherlands

Dairy farmers in the Netherlands and in the rest of Europe have to cope with fast and vast developments in agricultural policy. The outcome of the CAP reforms, WTO negotiations, and changes in agricultural markets are uncertain. Each farmer should ...Read More

PR – Scenario Analysis On Farm Income Of Dutch Dairy Farmers Through 2020

Entry of new and exit of existing firms are two crucial decisions and they have a special meaning for development of economy and the particular sector or industry. It is a way of introducing new technologies, products and management approaches. ...Read More