5 edition of Sustainability in Agriculture (Issues in Environmental Science and Techbology) found in the catalog.
November 7, 2005
by Royal Society of Chemistry
Written in English
|Contributions||R. M. Harrison (Editor), R. E. Hester (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||126|
To get a more complete picture, view 61 in-depth profiles in SARE’s book The New American Farmer, 2nd edition. Check out What is Sustainable Agriculture?, SARE's award-winning, page sampler of best practices in sustainable agriculture, including profiles of the men and women who are implementing them, then consider applying for your own grant. Meeting the challenges of sustainability ultimately will require a radical rethinking and redesign of farming and of the entire food system. A sustainable agriculture must be responsive as well as renewing and regenerating. That said, farms obviously must survive the short-run if they are to be sustainable over the long run. Farming is a risky.
Apr 10, · In agriculture, sustainability is a complex idea with many facets, including the economic (a sustainable farm should be a profitable business that contributes to a robust economy), the social (it should deal fairly with its workers and have a mutually beneficial relationship with the surrounding community), and the environmental. Principle 4: Sustainable agriculture must enhance the resilience of people, communities and ecosystems, especially to climate change and market volatility; Principle 5: Good governance is essential for the sustainability of both the natural and human systems.
Toward Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the 21st Century assesses the scientific evidence for the strengths and weaknesses of different production, marketing, and policy approaches for improving and reducing the costs and unintended consequences of agricultural production. It discusses the principles underlying farming systems and practices. Feb 12, · Most agricultural sustainability improvements occurring in the s and early s appear to have arisen despite existing national and institutional policies, rather than because of them (Dasgupta ). Although almost every country would now say it supports the idea of agricultural sustainability, the evidence points towards only patchy Cited by:
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Collaboratively written by top international experts and established scientists in various fields of agricultural research, this book focuses on the state of food production and sustainability; the problems with degradation of valuable sources of land, water, and air and their effects on food crops; the increasing demand of food resources; and the challenges of food security worldwide.
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Show less Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry: Improving Production and Processing addresses the principle that food supply needs of the present must be met without compromising the ability of future.
Sustainability (ISSN ; CODEN: SUSTDE) is an international, cross-disciplinary, scholarly, peer-reviewed and open access journal of environmental, cultural, economic, and social sustainability of human beings.
Sustainability provides an advanced forum for studies related to sustainability and sustainable development, and is published semi-monthly online by MDPI. Animal Agriculture: Sustainability, Challenges and Innovations discusses the land-based production of high-quality protein by livestock and poultry and how it plays an important role in improving human nutrition, growth and health.
With exponential growth of the global population and marked rises in meat consumption per capita, demands for animal-source protein are expected to increase 72%. This is a Wikipedia Book, a collection of articles which can be downloaded electronically or ordered in theslopelounge.comdia Books are maintained by the Wikipedia community, particularly WikiProject theslopelounge.comdia Books can also be tagged by the banners of any relevant Wikiprojects (with |class=book).
Book This book does not require a rating on the project's quality scale. Examines the problems caused by the technological revolution in farming practices and explains the long-term benefits of sustainable farming systems such as permaculture, biodynamics, organic farming, agroforestry, conservation tillage, and integrated hydroculture.
NIFA "promotes sustainable agriculture through national program leadership and funding for research and extension," "offers competitive grants programs and a professional development program," and "collaborates with other federal agencies." Site includes the legal definition of sustainable agriculture and a list of common farm and ranch practices.
While trends in sustainable agriculture are moving toward smaller-scale, local efforts, local markets and reduction of synthetic inputs; often the system that finances agriculture still favors large-scale projects, agribusiness initiatives, and cross-border movement of, and focus on, commodity crops.
standpoints. Depending on the position taken, the pathways to sustainable agriculture that may follow. along with the scientific demands, funding flows, expertise requirements. will look very different. Framing success around expectations.
the promise of future gains. is a. The predominant industrial agriculture model has left farms even more vulnerable to climate impacts.
But policies and tools that support farmers in adopting science-based sustainable practices can make agriculture more resilient and adaptable, ensuring that farmers—and our food supply—can withstand climate challenges. Critics of sustainable agriculture claim, among other things, that its methods result in lower crop yields and higher land use.
They add that a wholesale commitment to its practices will mean. This book collects wide-ranging contributions such as case studies, reviews, reports on technological developments, outputs of research/studies, and examples of successful projects, presenting current knowledge and raising awareness to help the agriculture and forestry sectors find solutions for mitigating climate variability and adapting to change.
Sustainability rests on the principle that we must meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Starving people in poor nations, obesity in rich nations, increasing food prices, on-going climate changes, increasing fuel and transportation costs, flaws of the global market, worldwide pesticide pollution, pest adaptation and.
The book provides the opportunity to develop a clear understanding of how agriculture needs to meet global food, fibre and energy demands whilst ensuring the maintenance of ecosystems and protection of biodiversity [it] is a well-written, detailed, concise and informative book that I would recommend to students and colleagues." Research Institute for Organic Agriculture FiBL, Frick, Switzerland and Chair of Environmental Policy and Economics (PEPE), Department of Environmental Systems Science, Institute for Environmental Decisions IED, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), Switzerland.
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First Edition. Edited by Maarten J. Chrispeels and Paul Gepts. Sinauer Associates is an imprint of Oxford University Press. Presents biological, economic, and sociocultural issues at an introductory level.FAO has developed a common vision and an integrated approach to sustainability across agriculture, forestry and fisheries.
This unified perspective – valid across all agricultural sectors and taking into account social, economic and environmental considerations – ensures the effectiveness of.