Comparing Risk Perceptions and Risk Management in Organic and Conventional Dairy Farming : Empirical Results From Norway

@inproceedings{Karlsson2007ComparingRP,
  title={Comparing Risk Perceptions and Risk Management in Organic and Conventional Dairy Farming : Empirical Results From Norway},
  author={M. Karlsson and OESLING and V P.S. and Alle},
  year={2007}
}
This study was conducted to explore organic and conventional dairy farmers’ perceptions of risk and risk management, and to examine relationships between farm and farmer characteristics, risk perceptions, and strategies. The data originate from a survey of conventional (n = 363) and organic (n = 162) dairy farmers in Norway. Organic farmers had the least risk averse perceptions. Institutional and production risks were perceived as primary sources of risk, with farm support payments at the top… CONTINUE READING

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