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Intensive Agriculture and Sustainability

A Farming Systems Analysis

edited by Glen Filson

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published: Oct 2004
ISBN:9780774811040
publisher: UBC Press
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Intensive Agriculture and Sustainability outlines the advantages of Farming Systems Analysis for understanding the implications of modern, intensive agriculture. This book describes some of the major environmental and social problems connected with intensive farming; outlines a framework for analyzing its sustainability; discusses key linkages among the environmental, economic, and social indicators; outlines modelling trade-offs between profitability and environmental sustainability; and then analyzes various farming systems using case studies.

Contributor Notes

Glen C. Filson is associate professor of Rural Extension Studies at the University of Guelph.

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