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  1. Content type: Research

    Smallholder farmers have two basic decisions to make regarding selling their surplus produce: selling at farmgate at low prices or travelling to a market centre where higher prices are offered while incurring ...

    Authors: Benjamin Musah Abu, Haruna Issahaku and Paul Kwame Nkegbe

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:21

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    A significant and growing share of US agricultural output is produced under a production or marketing contract. An important controversy regarding agricultural production contracts is the control of non-labor ...

    Authors: Rachael Goodhue and Leo Simon

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:19

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    Forecasting food production is important to identify possible shortages in supply and, thus, food security risks. Such forecasts may improve input allocation decisions that affect agribusiness and the input su...

    Authors: Mekbib G. Haile, Jan Brockhaus and Matthias Kalkuhl

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:17

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:20

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    The present research proposes a model for the assessment of the social pillar of sustainability at the farm scale. Contrary to what is available for the environmental and economic pillars, there is a considera...

    Authors: Anna Gaviglio, Mattia Bertocchi, Maria Elena Marescotti, Eugenio Demartini and Alberto Pirani

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:15

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    Social farming is gaining increasing attention from multiple stakeholders in Europe because it can generate several socioeconomic benefits, for farming households too. The research—which is part of a project c...

    Authors: Ivana Bassi, Federico Nassivera and Lucia Piani

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:13

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    The worldwide increase in population and consumption has produced a growing demand for food and energy in the rich and developing Countries. The resulting intensification of land investments, to cope with this...

    Authors: Anna Carroccio, Maria Crescimanno, Antonino Galati and Antonio Tulone

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:12

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  7. Content type: Research

    Market liberalization has a profound impact on the structure of economies as well as changes the roles of the public and private sectors and affects innovative capacity of countries. This paper explores the Br...

    Authors: Larissa Flister and Viktoriya Galushko

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:11

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  8. Content type: Research

    Using a national household survey and a newly established food security scale, socio-demographic factors affecting the level of household food insecurity in Mexico were identified. Households more likely to be...

    Authors: David Magaña-Lemus, Ariun Ishdorj, C. Parr Rosson III and Jorge Lara-Álvarez

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:10

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  9. Content type: Research

    Most of the literature on vertical coordination and its impact on farm performance and farmer wellbeing deal with high-value or modern food supply chains, including export chains and chains dominated by large ...

    Authors: Abebe Ejigu Alemu, Miet Maertens, Jozef Deckers, Hans Bauer and Erik Mathijs

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:9

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  10. Content type: Research

    There is exhaustive literature on technology adoption rates and the relationship between technology adoption and relevant socioeconomic and policy variables. Yet adoption estimates derived from the application...

    Authors: Franklin Simtowe, Solomon Asfaw and Tsedeke Abate

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:7

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    The objective of this paper is to examine the importance of energy and climate shocks in Uganda’s food price processes. The unique features of this paper are threefold: first, we identify climate shocks comput...

    Authors: Joseph Mawejje

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:4

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  12. Content type: Research

    This study assessed the determinants of intensity of adoption of Improved Rice Varieties (IRVs) and the effect of market participation on farmers’ welfare in Nigeria using the Tobit and Heckman two-stage model...

    Authors: Bola Amoke Awotide, Aziz A. Karimov and Aliou Diagne

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:3

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  13. Content type: Research

    The paper analyzes the impact of partial liberalization of trade and changes in world prices of agricultural commodities in Bangladesh using single country Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model. Since the...

    Authors: Mohammad Jahangir Alam, Jeroen Buysse, Ismat Ara Begum, Stephan Nolte, Eric J. Wailes and Guido Van Huylenbroeck

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:1

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  14. Content type: Review

    This paper reviews recent advances in, and challenges for, weather index insurance for managing drought risk in smallholder agriculture, with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa. Despite its promise to integrate loc...

    Authors: Million A. Tadesse, Bekele A. Shiferaw and Olaf Erenstein

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:26

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    The paper presents a study of a new social farming initiative: kindergarten farms. The paper emphasizes the value of potential synergies between the agricultural and the educational service. The two case studi...

    Authors: Biancamaria Torquati, Costanza Tancini, Chiara Paffarini and Roberta Illuminati

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:25

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  16. Content type: Review

    The article provides a literature review on the topic of identification of supply and demand. In particular, it discusses the identification problem, that is the issue of having to solve for unique values of t...

    Authors: Fabio Gaetano Santeramo

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:24

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  17. Content type: Research

    The relevance of projection bias in decision making processes has been widely studied, but not specifically in experimental auctions. We study the role of projection bias in experimental auctions by examining ...

    Authors: Teresa Briz, Andreas C. Drichoutis and Lisa House

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:22

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    Over the 2000s’, consumers’ food purchases have been increasingly informed by supply chain-related issues, with growing concerns about the sustainability of chains differing for their geographical scope. As a ...

    Authors: Francesca Galli, Fabio Bartolini, Gianluca Brunori, Luca Colombo, Oriana Gava, Stefano Grando and Andrea Marescotti

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:21

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    The literature on food economics has extensively analyzed consumer preferences for extra-virgin olive oil attributes. In order to summarize and systematize the information gained in recent years, it seems appr...

    Authors: Teresa Del Giudice, Carla Cavallo, Francesco Caracciolo and Gianni Cicia

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:20

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  20. Content type: Research

    The addition of sulfur dioxide is a longstanding and common practice in the winemaking industry. Sulfur dioxide preserves wine, preventing oxidation and browning. However, in the U.S., wine labeled as organic ...

    Authors: Kelly A Grogan

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:19

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    The promotion of sustainability is envisaged by the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) as a major issue for future policies in the agro-food sector, in line with the Europe 2020 Strategy. In this context, “g...

    Authors: Francesco Diotallevi, Emanuele Blasi and Silvio Franco

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:17

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  22. Content type: Research

    Low adoption of modern agricultural technologies amongst farmers in Nigeria has been identified as one of the main reasons for the low agricultural productivity and increase in poverty level. The general objec...

    Authors: Carolyn A. Afolami, Abiodun E. Obayelu and Ignatius I. Vaughan

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:18

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    This paper investigates the international quarterly prices of wheat and rice from 1983(1) to 2012(4). The empirical analysis takes place with the structural time series methodology which decomposes the price s...

    Authors: Anthony N Rezitis, Anastasia G Ntinou and Dimitris N Pachis

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:16

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  24. Content type: Research

    Rhodes Grass crop is continuously cultivated in coastal area of Salalah and Batinah region of Sultanate of Oman and created a negative impact on agriculture production. The government authority stopped Rhodes ...

    Authors: Kheiry Hassan M Ishag

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:15

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    US farm programs have been moving towards using insurance to provide the farm safety net for many years but this policy transformation has not been realized for dairy farms. Historically, support for dairy far...

    Authors: Christopher A Wolf and Nicole J Widmar

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:14

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    This study examines whether the implementation of a quality management system (QMS) and the choice of a certain quality assurance scheme (QAS) were decided as responses by fruit and vegetable producers to mark...

    Authors: Dimitrios Tselempis, Philippos Karipidis, Alexandra Pavloudi and Anastasios Semos

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:13

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  27. Content type: Research

    Organic cotton relies on ecological processes and the use of natural resources to sustain the production system, unlike conventional cotton, mainly characterized by massive utilization of synthesis chemicals. ...

    Authors: Epiphane Sodjinou, Laurent C Glin, Gian Nicolay, Silvère Tovignan and Jonas Hinvi

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:12

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  28. Content type: Research

    The ornamental plant cultivation could benefit from networking, as the locus of innovation is no longer the individual farm, but increasingly the network within which the farm is embedded. The main contributio...

    Authors: Evelien Lambrecht, Nicole Taragola, Bianka Kühne, Maarten Crivits and Xavier Gellynck

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:10

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  29. Content type: Research

    Peri-urban agriculture is exposed to multiple pressures, which push to diversification and multifunctionality. However, the urban-rural link develops in different ways according to the features of the territor...

    Authors: Emanuele Blasi, Clara Cicatiello, Barbara Pancino and Silvio Franco

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:3

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  30. Content type: Research

    Immunization through vaccination has been a commercially available pre-harvest intervention to reduce E. coli shedding in cattle for about five years. Despite demonstrated substantial improvement in human health ...

    Authors: Glynn T Tonsor and Ted C Schroeder

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:7

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  31. Content type: Short note

    Organizations, institutions and new governance mechanisms are taking place in the domain of innovation and valorization of the agrifood sector. Though not new in the literature, this topic is capturing the int...

    Authors: Luigi Cembalo

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:5

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  32. Content type: Research

    The present paper analyses the relations between food and oil prices for Malaysia using a nonlinear autoregressive distributed lags (NARDL) model. The bounds test of the NARDL specification suggests the presen...

    Authors: Mansor H Ibrahim

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:2

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  33. Content type: Research

    Depletion of natural resources has become a key issue on the European policy agenda. Bottom-up measures have emerged in several countries with a view to promoting awareness campaigns and environmental sustaina...

    Authors: Luigi Cembalo, Francesco Caracciolo, Giuseppina Migliore, Alessia Lombardi and Giorgio Schifani

    Citation: Agricultural and Food Economics 2014 2:18

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