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Volume 107, issue C, 2012

Sequence effects among crops on alluvial-derived soil compared with those on glacial till-derived soil in the northern Great Plains, USA pp. 1-12 Downloads
Stephen D. Merrill, Donald L. Tanaka, Mark A. Liebig, Joseph M. Krupinsky, Jonathan D. Hanson and Randy L. Anderson
Nitrogen use and the effects of nitrogen taxation under consideration of production and price risks pp. 13-20 Downloads
Robert Finger
Groundwater markets under the water scarcity and declining watertable conditions: The upland Balochistan Region of Pakistan pp. 21-32 Downloads
Syed M. Khair, Shahbaz Mushtaq, Richard Culas and Mohsin Hafeez
A life cycle assessment of seasonal grass-based and confinement dairy farms pp. 33-46 Downloads
O’Brien, Donal, Laurence Shalloo, Joe Patton, Frank Buckley, Chris Grainger and Michael Wallace
Bt cotton and sustainability of pesticide reductions in India pp. 47-55 Downloads
Vijesh Krishna and Matin Qaim
A system dynamics approach to land use changes in agro-pastoral systems on the desert margins of Sahel pp. 56-64 Downloads
Laura Vang Rasmussen, Kjeld Rasmussen, Anette Reenberg and Simon Proud
The intuitive world of farmers – The case of grazing management systems and experts pp. 65-73 Downloads
Peter L. Nuthall
Modelling rice and cotton acreage response in the Murray Darling Basin in Australia pp. 74-82 Downloads
Frank Agbola and Nigel Evans
The social and other impacts of a cattle/crop innovation in Cambodia pp. 83-91 Downloads
T.W. Maxwell, You Songly, Boratana Ung, Leakhna Peou and Jenny Reid

Volume 106, issue 1, 2012

The life cycle impacts of feed for modern grow-finish Northern Great Plains US swine production pp. 1-10 Downloads
James J. Stone, Christopher R. Dollarhide, Jennifer L. Benning, C. Gregg Carlson and David E. Clay
Agricultural land management strategies to reduce phosphorus loads in the Gippsland Lakes, Australia pp. 11-22 Downloads
Anna M. Roberts, David Pannell, Graeme Doole and Olga Vigiak
Influence of plant traits on production costs and profitability of strawberry in southeast Queensland pp. 23-32 Downloads
Mark E. Herrington, Malcolm Wegener, Craig Hardner, Louella L. Woolcock and Mark J. Dieters
Farmers use intuition to reinvent analytic decision support for managing seasonal climatic variability pp. 33-45 Downloads
R.L. McCown, P.S. Carberry, N.P. Dalgliesh, M.A. Foale and Z. Hochman
Review and analysis of documented patterns of agricultural research impacts in Southeast Asia pp. 46-58 Downloads
Mywish Maredia and David A. Raitzer
Extending results from agricultural fields with intensively monitored data to surrounding areas for water quality management pp. 59-71 Downloads
P. Heilman, R.W. Malone, L. Ma, J.L. Hatfield, L.R. Ahuja, K.P. Boyle and R.S. Kanwar
Managing the grazing landscape: Insights for agricultural adaptation from a mid-drought photo-elicitation study in the Australian sheep-wheat belt pp. 72-83 Downloads
Kate Sherren, Joern Fischer and Ioan Fazey
Potassium carryover dynamics and optimal application policies in cotton production pp. 84-93 Downloads
David C. Harper, Dayton Lambert, James Larson and C. Owen Gwathmey
A longitudinal examination of business performance indicators for drought-affected farms pp. 94-101 Downloads
R.A. Lawes and R.S. Kingwell
A bio-economic evaluation of the profitability of adopting subtropical grasses and pasture-cropping on crop–livestock farms pp. 102-112 Downloads
J.D. Finlayson, R.A. Lawes, T. Metcalf, M.J. Robertson, D. Ferris and M.A. Ewing

Volume 104, issue 9, 2011

Second-order cybernetics as a tool to understand why pastoralists do what they do pp. 655-665 Downloads
Brigitte A. Kaufmann
Using automated monitoring systems to uncover pest population dynamics in agricultural fields pp. 666-670 Downloads
Toshinori Okuyama, En-Cheng Yang, Chia-Pang Chen, Tzu-Shiang Lin, Cheng-Long Chuang and Joe-Air Jiang
Revenue risk management, risk aversion and the use of Livestock Gross Margin for Dairy Cattle insurance pp. 671-678 Downloads
Mayuri Valvekar, Jean P. Chavas, Brian W. Gould and Victor E. Cabrera
Emergy assessment of a coffee farm in Brazilian Cerrado considering in a broad form the environmental services, negative externalities and fair price pp. 679-688 Downloads
B.F. Giannetti, Y. Ogura, S.H. Bonilla and C.M.V.B. Almeida
Competitiveness of beef farming in Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil pp. 689-693 Downloads
P.R. Marques, J.O.J. Barcellos, C. McManus, R.P. Oaigen, F.C. Collares, M.E.A. Canozzi and V.N. Lampert
Spatially targeting the distribution of agricultural input stockists in Malawi pp. 694-702 Downloads
Andrew Farrow, Kumbirai Risinamhodzi, Shamie Zingore and Robert J. Delve
Exploring global irrigation patterns: A multilevel modelling approach pp. 703-713 Downloads
Kathleen Neumann, Elke Stehfest, Peter Verburg, Stefan Siebert, Christoph Müller and Tom Veldkamp
How does research address the design of innovative agricultural production systems at the farm level? A review pp. 714-728 Downloads
P.-Y. Le Gal, P. Dugué, G. Faure and S. Novak
Building a climate resilient farm: A risk based approach for understanding water, energy and emissions in irrigated agriculture pp. 729-745 Downloads
T.M. Jackson, Munir A. Hanjra, S. Khan and M.M. Hafeez
The effects of changing regional Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation System on Italian farmers’ strategies pp. 746-754 Downloads
Stefano Pascucci and Tiziana de-Magistris
Crop management based on field observations: Case studies in sugarcane and coffee pp. 755-769 Downloads
James Cock, Thomas Oberthür, Camilo Isaacs, Peter Roman Läderach, Alberto Palma, Javier Carbonell, Jorge Victoria, Geoff Watts, Alvaro Amaya, Laure Collet, Germán Lema and Einar Anderson
Mitigating environmental externalities in livestock production through feed biotechnologies pp. 770-780 Downloads
James Kaufman and Nicholas G. Kalaitzandonakes

Volume 104, issue 8, 2011

Pasture and forage crop systems for non-irrigated dairy farms in southern Australia: 3. Estimated economic value of additional home-grown feed pp. 589-599 Downloads
D.F. Chapman, S.N. Kenny and N. Lane
Modelling the fate of water and nitrogen in the mixed vegetable farming systems of northern Tasmania, Australia pp. 600-608 Downloads
S.N. Lisson and W.E. Cotching
Cattle, ethanol, and biogas: Does closing the loop make economic sense? pp. 609-614 Downloads
Eric DeVuyst, Scott W. Pryor, Greg Lardy, Wallace Eide and Ron Wiederholt
Analyzing the effects of risk and uncertainty on optimal tillage and nitrogen fertilizer intensity for field crops in Germany pp. 615-622 Downloads
Markus Gandorfer, David Pannell and Andreas Meyer-Aurich
Environmental and economic impacts of reducing total phosphorous runoff in an agricultural watershed pp. 623-633 Downloads
Hector Rodriguez, Jennie Popp, Edward Gbur and Indrajeet Chaubey
Adaptive optimization of crop production and nitrogen leaching abatement under yield uncertainty pp. 634-644 Downloads
Kari Hyytiäinen, Jarkko K. Niemi, Kauko Koikkalainen, Taru Palosuo and Tapio Salo
Precipitation or water capacity indices? An analysis of the benefits of alternative underlyings for index insurance pp. 645-653 Downloads
Ulla Kellner and Oliver Musshoff

Volume 104, issue 7, 2011

The whole-farm benefits of controlled traffic farming: An Australian appraisal pp. 513-521 Downloads
Ross Kingwell and Amy Fuchsbichler
Changing environmental characteristics of European cropland pp. 522-532 Downloads
M.M. Bakker, E. Hatna, T. Kuhlman and C.A. Mücher
Crop protection in European maize-based cropping systems: Current practices and recommendations for innovative Integrated Pest Management pp. 533-540 Downloads
V.P. Vasileiadis, M. Sattin, S. Otto, A. Veres, Z. Pálinkás, R. Ban, X. Pons, P. Kudsk, R. van der Weide, E. Czembor, A.C. Moonen and J. Kiss
The profitability and risk of dairy cow wintering strategies in the Southland region of New Zealand pp. 541-550 Downloads
P.C. Beukes, P. Gregorini, A.J. Romera and D.E. Dalley
Identifying and controlling critical sources of farm phosphorus imbalances for Vermont dairy farms pp. 551-561 Downloads
Lula T. Ghebremichael and Mary C. Watzin
Cropcheck: Farmer benchmarking participatory model to improve productivity pp. 562-571 Downloads
John Lacy
Sustainable agriculture: A case study of a small Lopez Island farm pp. 572-579 Downloads
J.R. Reeve, L. Carpenter-Boggs and H. Sehmsdorf
Insecticide use impacts of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Farmer Field Schools: Evidence from onion farmers in the Philippines pp. 580-587 Downloads
J.M. Yorobe , Roderick Rejesus and M.D. Hammig

Volume 104, issue 6, 2011

Emerging consensus on desirable characteristics of tools to support farmers' management of climate risk in Australia pp. 441-450 Downloads
Z. Hochman and P.S. Carberry
Does the adoption of zero tillage reduce greenhouse gas emissions? An assessment for the grains industry in Australia pp. 451-458 Downloads
T.N. Maraseni and G. Cockfield
The impact of various parameters on the carbon footprint of milk production in New Zealand and Sweden pp. 459-469 Downloads
Anna Flysjö, Maria Henriksson, Christel Cederberg, Stewart Ledgard and Jan-Eric Englund
Generating crop sequences in land-use models using maximum entropy and Markov chains pp. 470-479 Downloads
Joachim Aurbacher and Stephan Dabbert
Sensitivity to information upscaling of agro-ecological assessments: Application to soil organic carbon management pp. 480-490 Downloads
Luca Bechini, Nicola Castoldi and Alfred Stein
Methods for mapping local food production capacity from agricultural statistics pp. 491-499 Downloads
Kathryn T. Morrison, Trisalyn A. Nelson and Aleck S. Ostry
Breaking down the growth of family farms: A case study of an intensive Mediterranean agriculture pp. 500-511 Downloads
Olga M. Moreno-Pérez, Eladio Arnalte-Alegre and Dionisio Ortiz-Miranda

Volume 104, issue 5, 2011

Dairy farm nutrient management model. 1. Model description and validation pp. 371-382 Downloads
J. Nousiainen, M. Tuori, E. Turtola and P. Huhtanen
Dairy farm nutrient management model: 2. Evaluation of different strategies to mitigate phosphorus surplus pp. 383-391 Downloads
Pekka Huhtanen, Juha Nousiainen and Eila Turtola
The impact of integrated aquaculture-agriculture on small-scale farm sustainability and farmers' livelihoods: Experience from Bangladesh pp. 392-402 Downloads
Khondker Murshed-E-Jahan and Diemuth Pemsl
Environmental impacts from herbicide tolerant canola production in Western Canada pp. 403-410 Downloads
Stuart J. Smyth, Michael Gusta, Kenneth Belcher, Peter W.B. Phillips and David Castle
An agronomic, economic and behavioral analysis of N application to cotton and wheat in post-Soviet Uzbekistan pp. 411-418 Downloads
Kirsten M. Kienzler, Nodir Djanibekov and John P.A. Lamers
Sugar and ethanol production as a rural development strategy in Brazil: Evidence from the state of São Paulo pp. 419-428 Downloads
Luiz A. Martinelli, Rachael Garrett, Silvio Ferraz and Rosamond Naylor
Nitrate transport modeling to evaluate source water protection scenarios for a municipal well in an agricultural area pp. 429-439 Downloads
Alexandre Bonton, Alain Rouleau, Christian Bouchard and Manuel J. Rodriguez

Volume 104, issue 4, 2011

Developing environmental principles, criteria, indicators and norms for potato production in South Africa through field surveys and modelling pp. 297-306 Downloads
A.C. Franke, J.M. Steyn, K.S. Ranger and A.J. Haverkort
The effect of parameter uncertainty on whole-field nitrogen recommendations from nitrogen-rich strips and ramped strips in winter wheat pp. 307-314 Downloads
David Roberts, B Brorsen, John B. Solie and William R. Raun
Economic and environmental evaluation of three goal-vision based scenarios for organic dairy farming in Denmark pp. 315-325 Downloads
Frank W. Oudshoorn, Claus Aage G. Sørensen and Imke I.J.M. de Boer
Agronomic and economic benefits of coffee-banana intercropping in Uganda's smallholder farming systems pp. 326-334 Downloads
P.J.A. van Asten, L.W.I. Wairegi, D. Mukasa and N.O. Uringi
Submergence risks and farmers' preferences: Implications for breeding Sub1 rice in Southeast Asia pp. 335-347 Downloads
D.O. Manzanilla, T.R. Paris, G.V. Vergara, A.M. Ismail, S. Pandey, R.V. Labios, G.T. Tatlonghari, R.D. Acda, T.T.N. Chi, K. Duoangsila, I. Siliphouthone, M.O.A. Manikmas and D.J. Mackill
The impact of climate change on maize yields in the United States and China pp. 348-353 Downloads
Xiang Li, Taro Takahashi, Nobuhiro Suzuki and Harry Kaiser
Targeting rural development interventions: Empirical agent-based modeling in Nigerien villages pp. 354-364 Downloads
M. Saqalli, B. Gérard, C.L. Bielders and P. Defourny
Redirecting technology to support sustainable farm management practices pp. 365-370 Downloads
G.C. Rains, D.M. Olson and W.J. Lewis

Volume 104, issue 3, 2011

Life cycle assessment of Swiss farming systems: I. Integrated and organic farming pp. 217-232 Downloads
Thomas Nemecek, David Dubois, Olivier Huguenin-Elie and Gérard Gaillard
Life cycle assessment of Swiss farming systems: II. Extensive and intensive production pp. 233-245 Downloads
Thomas Nemecek, Olivier Huguenin-Elie, David Dubois, Gérard Gaillard, Britta Schaller and Andreas Chervet
A resource demand model of indigenous production: The Jivaroan cultivation systems of Western Amazonia pp. 246-257 Downloads
Santiago López and Rodrigo Sierra
Interpretation of commercial production information: A case study of lulo (Solanum quitoense), an under-researched Andean fruit pp. 258-270 Downloads
Daniel Jiménez, James Cock, Andy Jarvis, James Garcia, Héctor F. Satizábal, Patrick Van Damme, Andrés Pérez-Uribe and Miguel A. Barreto-Sanz
The effect of situational variability in climate and soil, choice of animal type and N fertilisation level on nitrogen leaching from pastoral farming systems around Lake Taupo, New Zealand pp. 271-280 Downloads
J.R. Bryant, V.O. Snow, R. Cichota and B.H. Jolly
Modelling the interactions between regional farming structure, nitrogen losses and environmental regulation pp. 281-291 Downloads
K. Happe, N.J. Hutchings, T. Dalgaard and K. Kellerman
The contribution of maize cropping in the Midwest USA to global warming: A regional estimate pp. 292-296 Downloads
Peter R. Grace, G. Philip Robertson, Neville Millar, Manuel Colunga-Garcia, Bruno Basso, Stuart H. Gage and John Hoben

Volume 104, issue 2, 2011

Integrated assessment of sustainability of agricultural systems and land use: Methods, tools and applications pp. 105-109 Downloads
Irina Bezlepkina, Pytrik Reidsma, Stefan Sieber and Katharina Helming
Regional impacts of abolishing direct payments: An integrated analysis in four European regions pp. 110-121 Downloads
Sandra Uthes, Annette Piorr, Peter Zander, Jerzy Bienkowski, Fabrizio Ungaro, Tommy Dalgaard, Matthias Stolze, Heidrun Moschitz, Christian Schader, Kathrin Happe, Amanda Sahrbacher, Martin Damgaard, Verena Toussaint, Claudia Sattler, Franz-Josef Reinhardt, Chris Kjeldsen, Leonardo Casini and Klaus Müller
Integration of bio-physical and economic models to analyze management intensity and landscape structure effects at farm and landscape level pp. 122-134 Downloads
Martin Schönhart, Thomas Schauppenlehner, Erwin Schmid and Andreas Muhar
Assessing the impact of the Nitrate Directive on farming systems using a bio-economic modelling chain pp. 135-145 Downloads
Hatem Belhouchette, Kamel Louhichi, Olivier Therond, Ioanna Mouratiadou, Jacques Wery, Martin van Ittersum and Guillermo Flichman
Integrated participatory modelling of actual farms to support policy making on sustainable intensification pp. 146-161 Downloads
Jonathan Vayssières, Mathieu Vigne, Véronique Alary and Philippe Lecomte
Evaluation of the water use efficiency of alternative farm practices at a range of spatial and temporal scales: A conceptual framework and a modelling approach pp. 162-174 Downloads
A.D. Moore, M.J. Robertson and R. Routley
Competing use of organic resources, village-level interactions between farm types and climate variability in a communal area of NE Zimbabwe pp. 175-190 Downloads
M.C. Rufino, J. Dury, P. Tittonell, M.T. van Wijk, M. Herrero, S. Zingore, P. Mapfumo and K.E. Giller
Communicating complexity: Integrated assessment of trade-offs concerning soil fertility management within African farming systems to support innovation and development pp. 191-203 Downloads
K.E. Giller, P. Tittonell, M.C. Rufino, M.T. van Wijk, S. Zingore, P. Mapfumo, S. Adjei-Nsiah, M. Herrero, R. Chikowo, M. Corbeels, E.C. Rowe, F. Baijukya, A. Mwijage, J. Smith, E. Yeboah, W.J. van der Burg, O.M. Sanogo, M. Misiko, N. de Ridder, S. Karanja, C. Kaizzi, K'ungu, J., M. Mwale, D. Nwaga, C. Pacini and B. Vanlauwe
Impacts of population growth, economic development, and technical change on global food production and consumption pp. 204-215 Downloads
Uwe Schneider, Peter Havlik, Erwin Schmid, Hugo Valin, Aline Mosnier, Michael Obersteiner, Hannes Böttcher, Rastislav Skalský, Juraj Balkovic, Timm Sauer and Steffen Fritz

Volume 104, issue 1, 2011

Development and evaluation of an integrated simulation model for assessing smallholder crop-livestock production in Yucatán, Mexico pp. 1-12 Downloads
David Parsons, Charles F. Nicholson, Robert W. Blake, Quirine M. Ketterings, Luis Ramírez-Aviles, Danny G. Fox, Luis O. Tedeschi and Jerome H. Cherney
Application of a simulation model for assessing integration of smallholder shifting cultivation and sheep production in Yucatán, Mexico pp. 13-19 Downloads
David Parsons, Charles F. Nicholson, Robert W. Blake, Quirine M. Ketterings, Luis Ramírez-Aviles, Jerome H. Cherney and Danny G. Fox
The influence of agronomic advice upon soil water thresholds used for planting decisions in Southern Queensland's grains region pp. 20-29 Downloads
Toni Darbas and David Lawrence
IPM of mirids in Australian cotton: Why and when pest managers spray for mirids pp. 30-41 Downloads
M.E.A. Whitehouse
Livelihoods and agro-ecological gradients: A meso-level analysis in the Indo-Gangetic Plains, India pp. 42-53 Downloads
Olaf Erenstein and William Thorpe
Cropping systems and crop residue management in the Trans-Gangetic Plains: Issues and challenges for conservation agriculture from village surveys pp. 54-62 Downloads
Olaf Erenstein
Heterogeneity in farmers' production decisions and its impact on soil nutrient use: Results and implications from northern Nigeria pp. 63-74 Downloads
E.D. Berkhout, R.A. Schipper, H. Van Keulen and O. Coulibaly
The contribution of carbon-based payments to wetland conservation compensation on agricultural landscapes pp. 75-81 Downloads
Amber D. Neuman and Ken W. Belcher
Policies to support economic and environmental goals at farm and regional scales: Outcomes for rice farmers in Southern India depend on their resource endowment pp. 82-93 Downloads
K. Senthilkumar, M.T.M.H. Lubbers, N. de Ridder, P.S. Bindraban, T.M. Thiyagarajan and K.E. Giller
Coordinated pest management decisions in the presence of management externalities: The case of greenhouse whitefly in California-grown strawberries pp. 94-103 Downloads
Gregory J. McKee
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