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    [fre] Professionnel de l'économie des exploitations, l'auteur déplore une déviance appauvrissante de sa profession. Poussés par les exigences d'un régime fiscal plus complexe et d'un nouveau mode d'exigibilité à l'accès aux aides, les conseillers ont été massivement orientés vers une pratique très mécanique de la comptabilité. Parallèlement l'importance qu'accordent aux indicateurs macroéconomiques, les responsables professionnels dans une optique de négociation avec les pouvoirs publics relègue au second plan le fonctionnement réel des marchés. . Cependant, depuis peu, il perçoit chez les exploitants et leurs techniciens une prise de conscience de la faillite du principe selon lequel la meilleure technique est suffisante pour engendrer les meilleurs résultats économiques. D'où une demande croissante de formation sur les mécanismes des marchés, sur le fonctionnement de leurs rapports de force, qui pourrait traduire l'amorce d'un changement d'alliance, la relation privilégiée avec le fonctionnaire protecteur étant peu à peu supplantée par une relation contractuelle avec les autres acteurs de la filière agro-alimentaire. [eng] To a renewal of farmers' economic training ? - The author, who is a farm management adviser, deplores an impoverishing bias in his profession. Under the pressure of a more accurate fiscal organization and of a new type of public grants delivery, his colleagues are now oriented to a mechanical practice of accounting. On the over side, they are supported by the farmers unions leaders who attach a great importance to macro-economic analyses. . However, he recently discerns, among farmers and extension offices, a disappointment about the principle that the best technique generates the best economic results. Hence, a growing demand for training about markets and their power relationships, which could express the beginning of an alliance shift, the protecting civil servant being replaced with the direct partners in the food economic system through a contract system.

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    Article provided by Programme National Persée in its journal Économie rurale.

    Volume (Year): 177 (1987)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 53-56

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    Handle: RePEc:prs:recoru:ecoru_0013-0559_1987_num_177_1_3803

    Note: DOI:10.3406/ecoru.1987.3803
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    Cited by:
    1. Eric J. Slof & Josep M. Argilés, 1998. "An analysis of the accounting principles applied by the European Farm Accountancy Data Network," Economics Working Papers 342, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, revised Oct 1998.
    2. Josep M. Argilés, 1998. "Accounting information and the prediction of farm viability," Economics Working Papers 277, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
    3. Josep Maria Argiles & Eric John Slof, 2001. "New opportunities for farm accounting," European Accounting Review, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 10(2), pages 361-383.
    4. Josep M. Argilés & Eric J. Slof, 2000. "New opportunities for farm accounting," Economics Working Papers 497, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.


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