publication . Article . 2017

Contribution of organic farming to public goods in Denmark

Lizzie Melby Jespersen; Dorte Lau Baggesen; Erik Fog; Kirsten Halsnæs; John E. Hermansen; Lise Andreasen; Beate Strandberg; Jan Tind Sørensen; Niels Halberg;
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  • Published: 29 Aug 2017
  • Country: Denmark
Abstract
The potential contribution of organic farming to the public goods, ‘Nature and Biodiversity’, ‘Environment’, ‘Energy and Climate’, ‘Human Health and Welfare’ and ‘Animal Health and Welfare’ in Denmark is guided and partly secured by the principles and specific requirements of the EU Organic Regulation. However, other factors, such as the production type, farm size, geographical location and—not the least—the management of the farm, also influence the contribution. Using the ban on synthetic pesticides and restricted use of antibiotics, including the requirements to compensate for and prevent such uses in organic farming, as examples, the positive and negative co...
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free text keywords: Agricultural and Biological Sciences (all), Antibiotics, Knowledge synthesis, Organic agriculture, Organic regulation, Pesticides, Public goods, /dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/good_health_and_well_being, SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being, /dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/affordable_and_clean_energy, SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy, /dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/climate_action, SDG 13 - Climate Action, General Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Ecological farming, Agriculture, business.industry, business, Agroecology, Environmental resource management, Public good, Intensive farming, Organic farming, Welfare, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Sustainable development, Natural resource economics
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