Consumers' Choices and Farmers' Opportunities
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|Format:||Hardback, 216 pages|
|Other Information: ||26 black & white illustrations, 64 black & white tables|
|Published In: ||United States, 22 May 2007|
The book gives an overview of the organic food sector, both in Italy and in the US. It covers economic issues raised by organic farming, taking into account the consumer's needs but also the managerial and budget constraints experienced by the farmers. The book also details how agricultural economists perform analyses dealing with organic produce at different points in the supply chain.
Table of Contents
From Niche to Market: the Growth of Organic Business in Italy.- An Overview of Organic Agriculture in the United States.- A Comparative Profitability Analysis of Organic and Conventional Farms in Emilia-Romagna and in Minnesota.- Situation and Perspectives of Organic Meat in Italy.- Profitability of Organic Cropping Systems in Southwestern Minnesota.- Comparing the Profitability of Organic and Integrated Crop Management.- Marketing Strategies for Organic Wine Growers in the Veneto Region.- Investigating Preferences for Environment Friendly Production Practices.- Potential Demand for Organic Marine Fish in Italy.- Italian Consumers' Preferences and Willingness to Pay for Organic Beef.- The US Consumer Perspective on Organic Foods.- Current Issues in Organic Food: Italy.- Current Issues in Organic Food: United States.- Index.
|Publisher: ||Springer-Verlag New York Inc.|
|Dimensions: ||16.87 x 24.16 x 1.57 centimeters (0.44 kg)|