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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Future Context of Sustainable Agriculture: Planning for Uncertainty.
Author Olson, R. K. ;
CORP Author ManTech Environmental Technology, Inc., Corvallis, OR.;Corvallis Environmental Research Lab., OR.
Publisher c1992
Year Published 1992
Report Number EPA-68-C8-0006; EPA/600/J-93/154;
Stock Number PB93-191518
Additional Subjects Agriculture ; United States ; Long range planning ; Farm management ; Land management ; Environmental impacts ; Predictions ; Forecasting ; Policies ; Climate changes ; Reprints ; Sustainable agriculture
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB93-191518 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 08/23/1993
Collation 14p
Agricultural management systems function in an environmental, social, and economic context. The future context of agriculture in the United States will differ from the present in ways that cannot be predicted with certainty, but will likely challenge the sustainability of current systems. Research on sustainable agricultural systems must consider this uncertainty, and policy decisions must take uncertainty into account. Approaches for dealing with uncertainty include planning for extreme events, adopting policies with multiple benefits, improving predictive capabilities, and educating decision makers and citizens on the implications of future uncertainties. (Copyright (c) 1992, Haworth Press, Inc.)