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  • Norfolk livestock farming 1250-1740 : a comparative study of manorial accounts and probate inventories
  • Agricultural productivity ; Arable land ; England ; Farm size ; Farming system ; Historical geography ; Livestock ; Livestock farming ; Middle Age ; Modern period ; Norfolk ; Pastoral ; United Kingdom
  • Cheptel ; Elevage ; England ; Géographie historique ; Moyen Age ; Norfolk ; Pastoral ; Productivité agricole ; Royaume-Uni ; Système de culture ; Taille de l'exploitation ; Temps modernes ; Terre arable
  • The evidence of accounts and inventories reveals the continuity of developed and dynamic pastoral farming systems in Norfolk. From an early date, the distructive feature of livestock farming was its close integration with arable farming, producing
  • mixed-farming systems of remarkable productivity.
  • Diagnosing research priorities for small farmers : experiences from on-farm research in Pakistan
  • Agriculteur ; Economie rurale ; Géographie de l'Asie ; Niveau de vie ; Pakistan ; Production agricole ; Recherche ; Système de culture
  • Recent experiences in on-farm research programs in Pakistan are reviewed with special reference to the importance of farming system interactions in diagnosing technological interventions for the major food grain crops in various systems. - (l'A.).
  • Farming systems in the Tropics
  • Agriculture ; Aménagement agricole ; Géographie humaine ; Système de culture ; Tropique
  • Farming systems research in Indian arid zone
  • Agriculture ; Amélioration des terres ; Domaine aride ; Géographie de l'Asie ; Inde ; Intensification ; Mise en valeur agricole ; Production agricole ; Pâturage ; Recherche ; Système de culture ; Technique agricole
  • This paper reviews the need for a proper farming systems research in Indian arid zone and the results obtained so far from different studies. - (PLK)
  • Agrarian structure ; Farm ; Farming system ; Spain ; Valencia
  • Espagne ; Exploitation agricole ; Recensement agricole ; Structure agraire ; Système de culture ; Valencia
  • Socioeconomic viewpoints on highland-lowland systems : a case study on the northwest side of Mount Kenya
  • Agricultural practice ; Farming system ; Farming;Agriculture ; Kenya ; Mount Kenya ; Mountain ; Mountain farming ; Peasantry
  • Agriculture ; Agriculture de montagne ; Kenya ; Kenya mont ; Montagne ; Paysannerie ; Pratique culturale ; Système de culture
  • Farmers who to semi-arid Laikipia District maintain humid land-use practices unsuitable to this zone. Interview surveys of household strategies of small-scale farmers and off-farm employment opportunities point to the need for a socioeconomic
  • Hedgerow planting activities by Danish farmers : a case study from central Jutland
  • Denmark ; Farm ; Geographical information system ; Hedge ; Jylland ; Landscape dynamics ; Landscape ecology ; Rural landscape
  • Danemark ; Dynamique du paysage ; Ecologie du paysage ; Exploitation agricole ; Haie ; Jylland ; Paysage rural ; Système d'information géographique
  • The study is based on a questionnaire survey with farmers in two parishes supplemented by aerial photo interpretation. The first section examines changes in hedgerow network parameters between 1972 and 1995. The second section analyses the net
  • effect of planting activities between 1987 and 1997 and the motives behind them. Full-time farmers were the most active farm group concerning the proportion of farmers planting hedgerows. Subvention had a strong impact on planting activities.
  • The information system model to frame the regional dairy farming policy
  • Géographie humaine ; Modèle ; Politique agricole ; Produit laitier ; Région ; Système d'information
  • for the structural analysis of needs of the farmers and constructs the regional model applied system dynamics. Finally a political simulation is conducted. - (SGA)
  • The purpose of this paper is to construct the system to frame the regional agricultural policy on the assumption that INS will be introduced. First it presents the concept of the system to bring about an agreement, next it gives the method
  • Issues in institutionalizing on-farm client. Oriented research : a review of experiences from nine national agricultural research systems
  • Agriculteur ; Expérimentation ; Ferme ; Géographie humaine ; Niveau de vie ; Recherche ; Système de culture
  • This paper reviews the experiences of nine national agricultural research systems which have at least five years experience in building on-farm research capacity. Three critical areas of institutionalization are analyzed : integrating on-farm
  • and experiment station research| involving resource-poor farmers in the research process| and developing interdisciplinary research with a systems perspective. - (l'A.).
  • Agricultural policy ; Estate farm ; Farm ; Hungary ; Privatisation
  • further to Austrian farmers. After presentation of the ownership change, the transformation of the production system is analysed. - (ZK)
  • In this paper, the transformation of the Fertöd State Farm (W-Hungary) is presented. During the privatisation process the state farm was converted into a private venture, two thirds of the total land area was sold to smallholders who lease the land
  • Coping with hunger : hazard and experiment in an African rice-farming system.
  • A case study of a Mende village in Sierra Leone based on field work undertaken in 1981-3 and 1985 indicates that the rice farmers are themselves innovators and their expertise is often more valuable than that of scientific advisors. - (EMS)
  • Small farmers as resource managers : a note from St. Vincent
  • Agriculture ; Agriculture familiale ; Exploitation agricole ; Gestion des ressources ; Géographie de l'Amérique ; Petites Antilles ; Saint-Vincent et les Grenadines ; Système de culture
  • Small farmers in the north of St. Vincent have demonstrated a wealth of local knowledge and environmental awareness which is adeptly used in dealing with the many problems inherent in the farming system. - (DB)
  • Farming systems in the Niger inland delta, Mali
  • Culture irriguée ; Delta intérieur ; Elevage ; Elevage pastoral ; Géographie de l'Afrique ; Mali ; Niger fleuve ; Riz ; Système de culture
  • Culture de décrue, systèmes d'irrigation et élevage pastoral.
  • Annual legume species as green manures / Cover crops in low-input farming systems in Nepal
  • Agroclimatology ; Crop ; Farming system ; Middle mountain ; Nepal ; Vegetables
  • Agroclimatologie ; Légumes ; Modèle photothermique ; Moyenne montagne ; Népal ; Récolte ; Système de culture
  • Models for the time between sowing and reproductive maturity are used to examine the suitability of six legume cover crops for farming systems in the mid-hills region of Nepal. There was substantial variability in maturity dates resulting from
  • Understanding climate change and farming : scientific and farmers' constructions of global warming in relation to agriculture
  • Adaptation ; Agricultural land use ; Climatic warming ; Farm ; Farmer behaviour ; Impact ; Information ; United Kingdom
  • Examen de la construction d'un discours scientifique sur le réchauffement global, en relation avec la compréhension de ce discours par les fermiers. Cette compréhension est transcrite sous une forme adaptée aux systèmes de connaissance des fermiers
  • Agricultural specialization and farmer decision behaviour: a case study of hop farming in the West Midlands
  • Comportement des agriculteurs ; Décision ; England ; Géographie humaine ; Houblon ; Royaume-Uni ; Régression quadratique ; Spécialisation ; Surfaces de tendance ; Système de culture ; West Midlands
  • The trend towards agricultural specialization has been mainly explained in terms of rational economic behaviour. This ignores changes which are attributable to variations in farmer decision-making behaviour and goals and values. Such behavioural
  • influences, are examined in a survey of hop specialization. The adoption of Bowler's four-stage methodology demonstrated that age and family tradition are characteristic features of overspecialized'hop farms. However, the processes involved are complex
  • Systèmes et espaces agricoles dans le monde
  • Agricultural production ; Agriculture ; Agrosystem ; Farm ; Farmer ; Farming system ; Handbook ; Rural area ; Social system ; World
  • Agriculteur ; Agriculture ; Agrosystème ; Espace rural ; Exploitation agricole ; Manuel ; Monde ; Production agricole ; Système de culture ; Système social
  • Cet ouvrage est constitué de cinq parties. La première traite des agriculteurs, espaces et productions, la seconde analyse l'agrosystème et la troisième le sociosystème ; la quatrième partie est consacrée au système productif tandis que la cinquième
  • montre les liens entre les systèmes de production et les espaces agricoles.
  • Organic farming as a potential for the development of protected areas
  • Agriculture ; Legislation ; Organic farming ; Protected area ; Regional development ; Slovenia ; Socio-economic system ; Tourism potential
  • Possibilities for the development of organic farming in protected areas are analyzed considering the background of the current state of organic farming in Slovenia, current legislation regarding farming in protected areas and both, economic
  • and demographic characteristics of the selected protected areas in that country. Organic farmers are important providers of healthy, locally produced food, which can be the important component of tourism. Low interconnections between farmers and others cause
  • inhibition of development of organic farming in protected areas. - (IKR)
  • Farm size change in New Zealand
  • Agricultural land use ; Farm ; Farm size ; Farming system ; Land ; Local authority ; New Zealand ; Plots of land ; Rural economy ; State control
  • Economie rurale ; Exploitation agricole ; Foncier ; Nouvelle-Zélande ; Parcellaire ; Pouvoir local ; Rôle de l'Etat ; Système de culture ; Taille de l'exploitation ; Utilisation agricole du sol
  • The paper reviews the explanation for changes in farm size in developed western countries and identifies the inadequacy of national data in presenting an accurate explanation of change. National farm size has decreased since the mid-1970s in New
  • Zealand, but the experiences of different parts of the country have varied considerably. It has decreased the most where subdivision and intensification of land use have taken place, whilst in some pastoral regions farm size has been maintained or has even
  • Adaptation ; Central America ; Cultural capacity ; Ethnic group ; Farming system ; Farming;Agriculture ; Mexico ; Peasantry ; Perception
  • Adaptation ; Agriculture ; Amérique centrale ; Aptitude culturale ; Ethnie ; Mexique ; Paysannerie ; Perception ; Système de culture
  • adaptation of farming systems.―(DWG)