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Volume 75, issue 2-3, 2003

Preface pp. 119-121 Downloads
D. Buschena and C. Robert Taylor
Risk research in agricultural economics: opportunities and challenges for the next twenty-five years pp. 123-159 Downloads
Richard Just
Risk in rural development: challenges for managers and policy makers pp. 161-197 Downloads
Jock Anderson
Principles of risk management service relations in agriculture pp. 199-213 Downloads
David Just, Steven Wolf and David Zilberman
The economics of risk, uncertainty and learning in the adoption of new agricultural technologies: where are we on the learning curve? pp. 215-234 Downloads
Michele Marra, David Pannell and Amir Abadi Ghadim
Evaluating the magnitudes of financial transactions costs on risk behavior pp. 235-249 Downloads
Joseph A. Atwood and David E. Buschena
The role of risk versus the role of uncertainty in economic systems pp. 251-264 Downloads
C. Robert Taylor
Optimal risk in agricultural contracts pp. 265-276 Downloads
Ethan Ligon
Value of imperfect input information in agricultural production pp. 277-294 Downloads
Paul Mitchell
Legal risk in agriculture: right-to-farm laws and institutional change pp. 295-303 Downloads
Joshua Duke and Scott A. Malcolm
Alternative risk financing instruments for swine epidemics pp. 305-322 Downloads
Miranda P. M. Meuwissen, Marcel A. P. M. Van Asseldonk and Ruud B. M. Huirne
Evaluation of the interaction of risk management tools for cotton and soybeans pp. 323-340 Downloads
Keith Coble, Manuel Zuniga and Richard Heifner

Volume 75, issue 1, 2003

A Decision Support System for smallholder campesino maize-cattle production systems of the Toluca Valley in Central Mexico. Part I--Integrating biological and socio-economic models into a holistic system pp. 1-21 Downloads
Octavio A. Castelan-Ortega, Roy H. Fawcett, Carlos Arriaga-Jordan and Mario Herrero
A Decision Support System for smallholder campesino maize-cattle production systems of the Toluca Valley in Central Mexico. Part II--Emulating the farming system pp. 23-46 Downloads
Octavio A. Castelan-Ortega, Roy H. Fawcett, Carlos Arriaga-Jordan and Mario Herrero
Linking physiological and architectural models of cotton pp. 47-77 Downloads
J. S. Hanan and A. B. Hearn
Logit models for identifying the factors that influence the uptake of new `no-tillage' technologies by farmers in the rice-wheat and the cotton-wheat farming systems of Pakistan's Punjab pp. 79-95 Downloads
A. D. Sheikh, T. Rehman and C. M. Yates
Participatory Farm Management methods for assessing the suitability of potential innovations. A case study on green manuring options for tomato producers in Ghana pp. 97-117 Downloads
Peter Dorward, Mark Galpin and Derek Shepherd

Volume 74, issue 3, 2002

Applying seasonal climate prediction to agricultural production pp. 305-307 Downloads
J. W. Hansen
Realizing the potential benefits of climate prediction to agriculture: issues, approaches, challenges pp. 309-330 Downloads
James W. Hansen
Opportunities and constraints for farmers of west Africa to use seasonal precipitation forecasts with Burkina Faso as a case study pp. 331-349 Downloads
K. T. Ingram, M. C. Roncoli and P. H. Kirshen
Implications of farm-level response to seasonal climate forecasts for aggregate grain production in Zimbabwe pp. 351-369 Downloads
J. G. Phillips, D. Deane, L. Unganai and A. Chimeli
Use of ENSO-related climate information in agricultural decision making in Argentina: a pilot experience pp. 371-392 Downloads
Guillermo Podesta, David Letson, Carlos Messina, Fred Royce, R. Andres Ferreyra, James Jones, Jim Hansen, Ignacio Llovet, Martin Grondona and O'Brien, James J.
Infusing the use of seasonal climate forecasting into crop management practice in North East Australia using discussion support software pp. 393-414 Downloads
R. A. Nelson, D. P. Holzworth, G. L. Hammer and P. T. Hayman
Responding to stakeholder's demands for climate information: from research to applications in Florida pp. 415-430 Downloads
S. S. Jagtap, J. W. Jones, P. Hildebrand, David Letson, O'Brien, J. J., G. Podesta, D. Zierden and F. Zazueta
Use of climate information for farm-level decision making: rainfed groundnut in southern India pp. 431-457 Downloads
Sulochana Gadgil, P. R. Seshagiri Rao and K. Narahari Rao
Enhanced risk management and decision-making capability across the sugarcane industry value chain based on seasonal climate forecasts pp. 459-477 Downloads
Y. L. Everingham, R. C. Muchow, R. C. Stone, N. G. Inman-Bamber, A. Singels and C. N. Bezuidenhout

Volume 74, issue 2, 2002

Sheep animal welfare in a low rainfall Mediterranean environment: a profitable investment? pp. 221-240 Downloads
R. Kingwell
An economic approach for a better understanding of conflicts between farmers and nature conservationists--an application of the decision support system MODAM to the Lower Odra Valley National Park pp. 241-255 Downloads
H. Kachele and Stephan Dabbert
Assessing the consequences of technological change on farm enterprises in southeastern Nigeria by use of factor analysis pp. 257-270 Downloads
J. O. Alimba and C. J. C. Akubuilo
Investigating strategies for minimising damage caused by the sugarcane pest Eldana saccharina pp. 271-286 Downloads
Petrovious M. Horton, John W. Hearne, Joseph Apaloo, Desmond E. Conlong, Michael J. Way and Pieter Uys
Validation of SPUR2.4 rangeland simulation model using a cow-calf field experiment pp. 287-302 Downloads
W. R. Teague and J. K. Foy
Animal Welfare: Colin Spedding (Ed.). Earthscan Publications Ltd., London, 2000, 188 pp. Price: [pound sign]12.95 (paperback). ISBN 1 85383 672 9 pp. 303-304 Downloads
David Kennedy

Volume 74, issue 1, 2002

Probing the enigma of the decision support system for farmers: Learning from experience and from theory pp. 1-10 Downloads
R. L. McCown, Z. Hochman and P. S. Carberry
Locating agricultural decision support systems in the troubled past and socio-technical complexity of `models for management' pp. 11-25 Downloads
R. L. McCown
SIRATAC and CottonLOGIC: persevering with DSSs in the Australian cotton industry pp. 27-56 Downloads
A. B. Hearn and M. P. Bange
An ecology of a DSS: reflections on managing wheat crops in the northeastern Australian grains region with WHEATMAN pp. 57-77 Downloads
P. T. Hayman and W. J. Easdown
PCYield: model-based decision support for soybean production pp. 79-98 Downloads
S. M. Welch, J. W. Jones, M. W. Brennan, G. Reeder and B. M. Jacobson
Insights in development and deployment of the GLA and NUTBAL decision support systems for grazinglands pp. 99-113 Downloads
Jerry W. Stuth, Wayne T. Hamilton and Richard Conner
Evolution of the GRAZPLAN decision support tools and adoption by the grazing industry in temperate Australia pp. 115-139 Downloads
J. R. Donnelly, M. Freer, L. Salmon, A. D. Moore, R. J. Simpson, H. Dove and T. P. Bolger
The FARMSCAPE approach to decision support: farmers', advisers', researchers' monitoring, simulation, communication and performance evaluation pp. 141-177 Downloads
P. S. Carberry, Z. Hochman, R. L. McCown, N. P. Dalgliesh, M. A. Foale, P. L. Poulton, J. N. G. Hargreaves, D. M. G. Hargreaves, S. Cawthray, N. Hillcoat and M. J. Robertson
Changing systems for supporting farmers' decisions: problems, paradigms, and prospects pp. 179-220 Downloads
R. L. McCown

Volume 73, issue 3, 2002

Decision-making processes for crop management on African farms. Modelling from a case study of cotton crops in northern Cameroon pp. 233-260 Downloads
I. Dounias, C. Aubry and A. Capillon
Modeling within-season sugarcane growth for optimal harvest system selection pp. 261-278 Downloads
M. E. Salassi, J. B. Breaux and C. J. Naquin
Livestock manure systems for swine finishing enterprises pp. 279-296 Downloads
D. P. Stonehouse, G. W. de Vos and Alfons Weersink
Analysis of a complex crop production system in interdependent agro-ecological zones: a methodological approach for potatoes in Argentina pp. 297-311 Downloads
Daniel O. Caldiz, Anton J. Haverkort and Paul C. Struik
Application of interactive multiple goal programming for red soil watershed development: a case study of Qingshishan watershed pp. 313-324 Downloads
Lu Jianbo, Wang Zhaoqian and F. W. T. Penning de Vries

Volume 73, issue 2, 2002

Sire selection with multiple objectives pp. 147-164 Downloads
Jeffrey Stokes and Peter Tozer
Estimating spatial cattle and swine inventories from limited data pp. 165-172 Downloads
William L. Bland
Analysing crop yield and plant quality in an intercropping system using an eco-physiological model for interplant competition pp. 173-203 Downloads
D. T. Baumann, L. Bastiaans, J. Goudriaan, H. H. van Laar and M. J. Kropff
Use of CERES-Maize to study effect of spatial precipitation variability on yield pp. 205-225 Downloads
O'Neal, Monte R., Jane R. Frankenberger and Daniel R. Ess
A History of Farming Systems Research: Edited by M. Collinson, CABI Publishing, Wallingford, 2000, 432 pp. Price: [pound sign]65.00, Hardback, ISBN 0-85199-405-9 pp. 227-232 Downloads
John Lynam

Volume 73, issue 1, 2002

Preface pp. 1-2 Downloads
Michael E. Loevinsohn
Deepening the basis of rural resource management: learning processes and decision support pp. 3-22 Downloads
Michael E. Loevinsohn, Julio Berdegue and Irene Guijt
Enhancing the adaptive capacity of the resource users in natural resource management pp. 23-39 Downloads
Jurgen Hagmann and Edward Chuma
Understanding interdependencies: stakeholder identification and negotiation for collective natural resource management pp. 41-56 Downloads
Helle Munk Ravnborg and Olaf Westermann
Learning about methodology development for integrated soil fertility management pp. 57-81 Downloads
Toon Defoer
Equitable ecology: collaborative learning for local benefit in Amazonia pp. 83-97 Downloads
Patricia Shanley and Gloria Rodrigues Gaia
Joint learning with GIS: multi-actor resource management pp. 99-111 Downloads
Rhodora M. Gonzalez
Decision support, learning and rural resource management pp. 113-127 Downloads
Daniel Walker
Creating tools for farmers' learning: an application of developmental work research pp. 129-145 Downloads
Laura Seppanen
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