The Choice Between Conventional And Organic Farming. A Hungarian Example
AbstractThe paper deals with organic produce in one of the largest and, concerning organic production one of the most diffused counties in Hungary, Pest County located in the north-central part of the country. Factors influencing farmersâ€™ decision on adopting or not e.g. farm size, farm type, location, structure, market for organic products, existence of organic AEM were analysed. Hypotheses based on previous empirical literature were tested by a model explicitly accounting for the effects of farm-specific variables like age, education, size of farms and share of rented land. Logit model was estimated on a cross-section data set of Hungarian farmers for the period 2007. It appears that education has a positive impact on the choice between conventional and organic farming, and, the size of the farm in hectares has a negative effect on this choice. Age and some general considerations on environmental friendly technologies do not have a significant effect on choice between conventional and organic farming.
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Volume (Year): 3 (2009)
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innovation; attitudes; organic production; diffusion; agri-environmental measures; Agricultural and Food Policy; Crop Production/Industries; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety;
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- Ferto, Imre & Forgacs, Csaba, 2009. "The Choice Between Conventional And Organic Farming – A Hungarian Example," 113th Seminar, December 9-11, 2009, Belgrade, Serbia 57488, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
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