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Going beyond fadn: the use of additional data to gain insights into extension service use across european union member states
(Research Institute of Agricultural Economics, 2016-12-01)
This paper examines the use of extension services by farm households across eight European Union (EU) Member States, exploring the type of extension service engaged with, the degree of engagement and the type of information ...
Cease agricultural activity forever? underestimating the importance of symbolic capital
(Elsevier BV, 2016-04-01)
Quantifying the influence of surface water–groundwater interaction on nutrient flux in a lowland karst catchment
(Copernicus GmbH, 2016-06-01)
Nutrient contamination of surface waters and groundwaters is an issue of growing importance as the risks associated with agricultural run-off escalate due to increasing demands on global food production. In this study, the ...
Tardigrada of ireland: a review of records and an updated checklist of species including a new addition to the irish fauna
(Pensoft Publishers, 2016-09-12)
The phylum Tardigrada was not recorded in Ireland until the Clare Island Survey of 1909-1911, with only rare subsequent reports on Irish tardigrade species. In recent decades, significant taxonomic revision has occurred ...
Using qualitative insights to change practice: exploring the culture of antibiotic prescribing and consumption for urinary tract infections
Objectives: The aim of this paper is to explore the culture of antibiotic prescribing and consumption in the community for urinary tract infections (UTI) from the perspective of the general practitioners (GPs) and community ...
Ptaquiloside in irish bracken ferns and receiving waters, with implications for land managers
(MDPI AG, 2016-04-26)
Ptaquiloside, along with other natural phytotoxins, is receiving increased attention from scientists and land use managers. There is an urgent need to increase empirical evidence to understand the scale of phytotoxin ...
The potential for joint farming ventures in irish agriculture: a sociological review
(Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2016-01-01)
Joint farming ventures (JFVs) are promoted within Irish and EU policy discourses as strategies that can enhance the economic and social sustainability of family farming. Research has shown that JFVs, including arrangements ...