Peggy Kirk Hall1, Ellen Essman1  1The Ohio State University hall.673@osu.edu   ABSTRACT Agricultural nutrients in the wrong places pose threats to water quality in the United States,  but  the  federal  government  has  little  control  over  the  issue.    States  do  have...
  • January 25, 2019
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Greg Lundstrom Program Coordinator, Tamar NRM Inc, Mowbray, TASMANIA 7250 Greg.Lundstrom@launceston.tas.gov.au   ABSTRACT A belief that the current natural resource management (NRM) delivery model in Australia is failing to provide tangible on ground outcomes within the farming sector is proving...
  • January 23, 2019
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Jakob Vesterlund Olsen1, Toke Emil Panduro1, Cathrine Ulla Jensen1, Jesper S. Schou1, Jens-Martin Roikjer Bramsen1, Marie Lautrup1, and Michael Friis Pedersen1 1Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen *Corresponding author, jvo@ifro.ku.dk   ABSTRACT In this paper we present...
  • January 23, 2019
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Jesper S. Schou1 and Jakob Vesterlund Olsen1 1Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen Coresponding author: jvo@ifro.ku.dk,   ABSTRACT The paper presents preliminary results form a real-life project in which five economic services are pursued through multifunctional land...
  • January 23, 2019
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Harold Watters1, Amanda Douridas1, Chris Bruynis1 1Ohio State University Extension, Ohio, United States   ABSTRACT Ohio residents have been calling for changes in agricultural practices since harmful algal blooms have disrupted recreational use of lakes and drinking water supplies in...
  • January 23, 2019
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Hafiz Muhammad Abrar Ilyas1, Majeed Safa1, Alison Bailey1, Sara Rauf1, Mat Cullen2 1Department of Land Management and Systems, Lincoln University, New Zealand 2Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited, New Zealand Corresponding author: Hafiz.Ilyas@lincolnuni.ac.nz   ABSTRACT Energy consumption is an important component in...
  • January 23, 2019
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Yonas T. Bahta1, Walter van Niekerk1 1Department of Agricultural Economics, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa Bahtay@ufs.ac.za/Yonas204@yahoo.com   ABSTRACT Given the significance of maize within the overall food security strategies in Sub- Saharan Africa including South Africa, it is...
  • January 23, 2019
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Timothy K. Roberts1, John Wibberley2 1Tropical Agriculture Association UK 2University of Reading & RAU Cirencester, UK E-mail: ejwibberley@btinternet.com   ABSTRACT There are considerable challenges to be faced to earn a livelihood from the semi-arid land of Laikipia, Kenya. These include...
  • January 23, 2019
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Ellen Freeman1, Shane Keeler2, Rhys Stickler 1 1Department Of Primary Industries, Parks, Water And Environment, DPIPWE, Prospect, TAS, Australia 2Department Of Primary Industries, Parks, Water And Environment, Currie, King Island, Australia    ABSTRACT Since 1995 populations of wallabies, predominantly Bennetts...
  • January 23, 2019
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Sue Trafford1, Guy Trafford1 1Lincoln University, Lincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand   ABSTRACT New Zealand’s economy is dependent on cow dairying’s contribution of approx. $7.8 billion to total GDP. However, it faces ratcheting  pressure for more regulatory controls as the result...
  • January 23, 2019
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