933106 Analysis and planning of conversion process towards organic farming

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Zehl, Leopold Fritz Karl , Gollner, Gabriele
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


Lectures on :
- principles of organic farming
- operating plan conversion to organic farming
- analysis and valuate of current condition
- economic thoughts about conversion
- requirements, potentials and risks of conversion to organic farming
- barriers in conversion and reconversion
- regulation and implementation
- organic inspection, accreditation, logos
- changeover period

Exercise – tutorial:
Two farms are introduced and the consequences of conversion to organic farming are discussed

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Learn to know selected methods of farm analysis and learn to apply them. Learn to recognise hindrances and potentials of conversion of farms / a region to organic farming and their contexts.
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