Alexander Gocht

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The demand for a software system which supports and give help to ad-ministrate and to calculate different options for a real farm increased in past. This article introduces a decision support software for agricultural enterprises. In the first part of the paper the underlying general structure of the program is presented. In the reminder of the paper the(More)
All rights reserved. Readers may make verbatim copies of this document for non-commercial purposes by any means, provided that this copyright notice appears on all such copies. Abstract This paper assesses the impact of an EU-wide policy to expand grassland area and increase carbon sequestration in soils. The paper uses the economic Common Agricultural(More)
The FADN (farm accountancy data network) provides farm accountancy data to determine and analyse income of agricultural holdings. The underlying data base has to be prepared for properly assessing the impacts of EU policy changes and market developments on agricultural income. This article presents the FADN data mining tool that reads and converts the given(More)
Keywords Reform of the CMO for sugar, Model based policy impact assessment, abolition of quotas Abstract With regard to the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) after 2013, the EU-Commission has proposed to abolish the quota system for the sugar market after 2014/15. This paper provides a discussion on the reform proposals and analyses the(More)
The Farm Group Model (FARMIS) is a comparative-static process-analytical model and part of the FAL system of models, which combines several market, regional and farm models for comprehensive policy impact analysis. The main data source of FARMIS is the national or the European FADN 1 .This paper demonstrates, how the Data Management System for FADN Data in(More)
This paper explores the reliability of Data Envelope Analysis (DEA) within Agriculture. Particular interest is directed towards the impacts of using constant (CRS) or variable returns to scale (VRS) along with choices regarding data aggregation using a data set of Slovenian farms. Statistical inference is implemented by using the smoothed homogenous(More)
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