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Agricultural management issues of implementing multifunctionality: commodity and non-commodity production in the approach of the MEA-Scope project

  • Annette Piorr
  • Klaus Müller
  • Kathrin Happe
  • Sandra Uthes
  • Claudia Sattler
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Abstract

Management practises are actually designed CO-oriented. Following the societal demand for implementing multifunctional agriculture it is necessary to examine in how far the existing management practices are as well feasible to produce NCOs or in how far they are multifunctionally sound (jointly CO/NCO oriented). Multifunctional joint production has to be aware production, considering the specific “yield potentials” of COs and NCOs at a specific natural site. From the farm management perspective, we assume both, CO and NCO as markets existing.

Keywords

Water Erosion Farm Management Farm Type Joint Production Zero Tillage 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Annette Piorr
    • 1
  • Klaus Müller
    • 1
  • Kathrin Happe
    • 2
  • Sandra Uthes
    • 1
  • Claudia Sattler
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for socio-economicsLeibniz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape and Land Use Research (ZALF)MünchebergGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe (IAMO)Halle (Saale)Germany

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