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Constructing a farm level indicator of sustainable agricultural practice

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  • Rigby, Dan
  • Woodhouse, Phil
  • Young, Trevor
  • Burton, Michael

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Ecological Economics.

Volume (Year): 39 (2001)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
Pages: 463-478

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolec:v:39:y:2001:i:3:p:463-478

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  2. van Calker, Klaas Jan & Berentsen, Paul B.M. & De Boer, Imke J.M. & Giesen, G.W.J. & Huirne, Ruud B.M., 2003. "An LP-Model to Analyse Economic and Ecological Sustainability in Dutch Dairy Farming," 14th Congress, Perth, Western Australia, August 10-15, 2003 24361, International Farm Management Association.
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  5. Sydorovych, Olha & Wossink, Ada, 2008. "The meaning of agricultural sustainability: Evidence from a conjoint choice survey," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 98(1), pages 10-20, July.
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  11. Lohr, Luanne & Park, Timothy A., 2002. "Choice of insect management portfolios by organic farmers: lessons and comparative analysis," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 43(1), pages 87-99, November.
  12. Walter, Christof & Stützel, Hartmut, 2009. "A new method for assessing the sustainability of land-use systems (I): Identifying the relevant issues," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 68(5), pages 1275-1287, March.
  13. Hediger, Werner, 2003. "Sustainable farm income in the presence of soil erosion: an agricultural Hartwick rule," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 45(2), pages 221-236, June.
  14. Emma J. Dillon & Thia Hennessy & Stephen Hynes & Verena Commins, 2008. "Assessing the Sustainability of Irish Agriculture," Working Papers 0809, Rural Economy and Development Programme,Teagasc.
  15. Dale, Virginia H. & Polasky, Stephen, 2007. "Measures of the effects of agricultural practices on ecosystem services," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 64(2), pages 286-296, December.
  16. Kleemann, Linda & Abdulai, Awudu, 2013. "Organic certification, agro-ecological practices and return on investment: Evidence from pineapple producers in Ghana," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 93(C), pages 330-341.
  17. Caracciolo, Francesco & Gorgitano, Maria Teresa & Lombardi, Pasquale & Sanino, Giuliana & Verneau, Fabio, 2011. "Responsibility and Sustainability in a Food Chain: A Priority Matrix Analysis," International Journal on Food System Dynamics, International Center for Management, Communication, and Research, vol. 2(3).
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