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The effect of dairy farming on barn swallow Hirundo rustica abundance, distribution and reproduction.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Møller, A. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent changes in agricultural practice have been hypothesized to affect the abundance and reproductive success of farmland birds. The influence of da...

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Routes to achieving sustainable intensification in simulated dairy farms: the importance of production efficiency and complimentary land uses.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: White, P. J. C. & Lee, M. A. & Roberts, D. J. & Cole, L. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable intensification (SI) is a global challenge, aiming to increase food production whilst conserving biodiversity and ecosystem services. This...

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Vulnerability and adaptation strategies of dairy farming systems to extreme climate events in southwest Uganda: results of CSA-PRA workshops.

Published online: 04 Sep 2019

Authors: Vries, M. de

Content type: Bulletin

Prolonged droughts and excess rainfall are expected to increase in frequency and intensity in southwest Uganda as a result of climate change. The aim ...

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Farmers for Nature: the ultimate nature-inclusive agriculture?

Published online: 18 Jul 2018

Authors: Westerink, J. & Plomp, M. & Ottburg, F. & Zanen, M. & Schrijver, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Farming for Nature is aimed at integrating nature and agriculture by means of an extensive farming system (nature-oriented farm). The farmer becomes s...

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Nature inclusive for a good future. What can be learned from Hoeve Stein as an example of the self-realization of nature?

Published online: 04 Jul 2019

Authors: Westerink, J. & Melman, D. & Schrijver, R. & Schotman, A. & Visser, T.

Content type: Bulletin

The dairy farm Hoeve Stein was converted from a conventional into an organic nature-oriented farm. This was the result of a close collaboration betwee...

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Organic dairy farming: impacts on insect-flower interaction networks and pollination.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Power, E. F. & Stout, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination interactions comprise a network of connections between flowers and insect visitors. They are crucial for reproductive success in many angi...

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Farm performance during the transition to organic production: analysis and planning tools based on Minnesota farm record data.

Published online: 16 Dec 2015

Authors: Delbridge, T. A. & King, R. P. & Nordquist, D. W. & DiGiacomo, G. & Moynihan, M.

Content type: Bulletin

This publication summarizes enterprise costs and returns and whole-farm financial performance measures collected from transitioning and recently certi...

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Factors affecting the adoption of forage technologies in smallholder dairy production systems in Lushoto, Tanzania.

Published online: 05 Dec 2018

Authors: Ndah, H. T. & Schuler, J. & Nkwain, V. N. & Nzogela, B. & Mangesho, W. & Mollel, R. & Loina, R. & Paul, B. K.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Despite population pressure and the urgent need for dairy production to be doubled by 2050, there is still a significant deficit in milk production in...

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Science to support climate-smart agricultural development: concepts and results from the MICCA pilot projects in East Africa.

Published online: 10 Dec 2014

Authors: Rosenstock, T. S. & Mpanda, M. & Kimaro, A. & Luedeling, E. & Kuyah, S. & Anyekulu, E. & Freeman, O. E. & Thiong'o, M. & Abwanda, S. & Mutuo, P. & Mativo, J. & Shaba, S. & Kirui, J. & Franzel, S. & Neufeldt, H. & Shepherd, K. & Neely, C.

Content type: Bulletin

This document reports on the concepts driving the scientific activities of FAO's Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture Programme's (MICCA) pilot...

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Evaluation of farm programmes in the 2014 US farm bill: a review of the literature.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Content type: Bulletin

Main changes to US farm programmes under the 2014 Farm Bill aim to strengthen instruments for risk management, both in commodity and in crop insurance...

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