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The development and use of farm-level indicators in England
In recent years the concept of ‘sustainability indicators’ has become important within agricultural policy development. However, as policy tools, many indicators are highly technical in nature and often appear relevant ...
Assessing the environmental impact of different crop protection strategies
In 1993, a project was established to develop more sustainable arable farming systems. Fields were divided into two plots to compare the environmental and economic performance of conventional and integrated farming systems ...
New initiatives for maintaining on-farm environmental protection
(Association of Applied Biologists, 2004)
Modern farming has bought many benefits to society but it is also considered to have had many detrimental effects on the environment including decreasing water quality, loss of biodiversity and greater demand for non-renewable ...
Beet and the Environment
Article discusses a research project undertaken to evaluate the environmental implications of sugar beet production in the UK.