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Climate-smart cropping systems for temperate and tropical agriculture: mitigation, adaptation and trade-offs

production sustainably. Agriculture can improve the net GHG emissions balance via three levers: less N2O, CH4 and CO2 emissions, more carbon storage, and green energy production (agrifuels, biogas). Reducing ... agriculture - Résumé – Des systèmes de culture climato-intelligents pour les agricultures tempérées et tropicales : atténuation, adaptation et compromis. Des systèmes de culture climato-intelligents doivent

Seven myths of organic agriculture and food research

Organic agriculture and food research (OAFR) is well established and there is an ongoing and vibrant discussion about the future research needs of organic farming. However, reviews of the research ... International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements Principles and organic regulations, (3) research priorities are defined in collaboration with practitioners, (4) transdisciplinarity is a key strategy in

Agriculture et environnement : quelle recherche pour quelle société ? Un entretien avec Edgard Pisani

, àlademandedecertainsd’entre eux, des leaders de la profes­ sion. Ilsm’ont confié leurspro­ blèmes et même, dirais-je, leur désarroi. Delàcet articlepublié dans Le Monde du 27 Mai de l’année dernière « De quelle agriculture ... SOCIÉTÉS HUMAINES, L'AGRICULTURE ET LEVIVANT1 Société globale et agriculture connaissent des crises dont les différences ne peuvent cacher la parenté. Decescrises (sortira) sansaucundoute... un nouveau

Consumer concerns about industrialized agriculture and food safety: importance, origin and possible solutions

agriculture and the food industry throughout western Europe, especially in France, have become the subject of consumer criticism. The concern is focussed mainly on product quality and safety, and on ... -economic development of agriculture over the past few decades is presented. Then, referring to survey results, an evaluation is made of the risks as perceived by consumers. The underlying explanatory factors

Tri-State Agriculture Lenders Seminar, 2017

Educating Agricultural Lenders on Risk Management as it relates to a Dairy Farm has economic implications for loan success and dairy farm profitability. Due to demand from Agricultural lenders, the 31st Annual Tri-State Agricultural Lenders Seminar was held in Dubuque, IA to increase understanding and management of commodity prices and market risk. One hundred seventy lenders and...

The Political Economy of Global Agriculture: Effects on Agriculture, Farmers, Consumers and Economic Growth

International political economy deals with mutual interaction of international politics and international economics. The ever-changing political scenarios, be it right-wing or left-wing, agriculture ... of political economy on agriculture, farmers, consumer welfare and economic growth. The data on indicators collected from FAO, World Bank, IMF, UNDES, WEF, OECD, CGIAR reports. The growth rates

Facing climate variability in sub-Saharan Africa: analysis of climate-smart agriculture opportunities to manage climate-related risks

, technologies and policies that are tailored to building the adaptive capacity of agricultural systems to climate change and variability. In this paper, we discuss the prospects for climate-smart agriculture ... Research Program on Climate Change , Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), Wageningen , Netherlands 3 International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) , Cali , Colombia 4 AIDA, Université de

Multi-GNSS precise point positioning for precision agriculture

The main objective of this research was to examine the feasibility of Multi-GNSS precise point positioning (PPP) in precision agriculture (PA) through a series of experiments with different working ... Research Centre, Wuhan University , Wuhan 430079 , China 2 School of Engineering, Newcastle University , Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU , UK 3 School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Newcastle

Efficient use of nitrogen in agriculture

applications techniques and precision agriculture (Sommer and Hutchings 2001; Robert 2002) , different soil tillage strategies (Myrbeck et al. 2012) , cover crops (Schipanski et al. 2014) and managing the ... hold the key? Trends Biotechnol 27 : 388 - 397 Robert PC ( 2002 ) Precision agriculture: a challenge for crop nutrition management . Plant Soil 247 : 143 - 149 Sajeev EPM , Ammon C , Zollitsch W

The molecular processes of urea hydrolysis in relation to ammonia emissions from agriculture

. Ammonia emissions from agriculture originate from manure slurry (livestock housing, storage, and fertilization of fields) as well as urea-based mineral fertilizers. Consequently, political attention has ... carbonic acid. Urease is present in many different organisms, encompassing bacteria, fungi, and plants. In agriculture, microorganisms found in animal fecal matter and soil are responsible for urea

The Era of Contract Agriculture

Environmental cleanup costs 62 Home office 62 Income averaging 62 IRA-Roth 62 Returns 62 S corporations Basis of stock 63 Discharge of indebtedness 63 Sale of residence 63 State Regulation of Agriculture ... Livestock confinement facilities 63 Trespass Timber cutting 63 Agricultural Law Digest Volume 10, No. 8 April 16, 1999 ISSN 1051-2780 THE ERA OF CONTRACT AGRICULTURE — by Neil E. Harl* The signs of

Global Agriculture: Vision and Approaches

optimism, anxiety and complacency, about the world food situation and outlook. Agriculture in the 21st century has multiple challenges. Globally, Agriculture it seems is back on the development agenda to ... paper is to analyse and trace insights of past and present of global agriculture and frame new vision of it. The status of global agriculture in general and continents and country-wise policies in

Rural food security, subsistence agriculture, and seasonality

Many of the world’s food-insecure and undernourished people are smallholder farmers in developing countries. This is especially true in Africa. There is an urgent need to make smallholder agriculture ... smallholder agriculture and food systems more nutrition-sensitive. African farm households are known to consume a sizeable part of what they produce at home. Less is known about how much subsistence agriculture

Characterization Nanofillers from Agriculture Waste for Polymer Nanocomposites Reinforcement

materials from biomass. Especially used from agricultural waste because it is cheap and widely available in nature and it can be renewed. In this study, agriculture waste used were rice husk and rice husks

Facing climate variability in sub-Saharan Africa: analysis of climate-smart agriculture opportunities to manage climate-related risks

, technologies and policies that are tailored to building the adaptive capacity of agricultural systems to climate change and variability. In this paper, we discuss the prospects for climate-smart agriculture ... Research Program on Climate Change , Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), Wageningen , Netherlands 3 International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) , Cali , Colombia 4 AIDA, Université de

Opportunities to reduce nutrient inputs to the Baltic Sea by improving manure use efficiency in agriculture

coastal sewage effluent inputs and atmospheric N-deposition, agriculture remains the largest source of external nutrients, contributing about half of waterborne loads (HELCOM 2011). The situation in the ... Baltic Sea region is not unique; nutrients from agriculture contribute to eutrophication in many regions globally (Moss 2008; Withers et al. 2014) . To improve the effectiveness of nutrient abatement

Conservation Agriculture to buffer and alleviate the impact of climatic variations in Madagascar: farmers’ perception

Conservation Agriculture (CA) has been promoted during the last 15 years in Madagascar to develop a sustainable rainfed agriculture in order to cope with low fertility upland soils, soil erosion, low ... Razafimahatratra CIRAD UMR innovation Montpellier France Innovation Univ Montpellier Montpellier France AgroParisTech Paris France FOFIFA DP SPAD Antananarivo Madagascar - Conservation Agriculture (CA) has been

War zone refugia? Establishing a baseline for protected waterbirds in a wildlife refuge flanked by agriculture and militarization

reverberation [ 10 ]. In 2003, a formal ceasefire was declared. Ironically, this action increased anthropogenic pressure and revealed a complex dynamic between militarization and agriculture, found here [ 10 ... wetland for farming. Complex dynamics between militarization and agriculture Locally, farmers not only endure stray firing, they also compete with wildlife for crops. As occurs in most avifauna refuges