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Differentiation of support for organic farming based on the complexity of agro-ecological farming practices and performance of agro-environmental measures in Latvia

Zīlāns, Andis; Veidemane, Kristīna

The transition from conventional to organic dairy farming practices is associated with additional costs and decreased milk production and crop yields. Dairy farmers have readily adopted organic farming practices incentivized by EU CAP and national support payments that compensate for reduced productivity and farm income during the transition.


"UNISECO is a European research project aiming to develop innovative approaches to enhance the understanding of socio-economic and policy drivers and barriers for further development and implementation of agro-ecological practices in EU farming systems. 

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement N° 773901.

This publication represents the views of the authors. The European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains."

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