Integrated Farming in the Netherlands: Flirtation or Solid Change?

@article{Proost1997IntegratedFI,
  title={Integrated Farming in the Netherlands: Flirtation or Solid Change?},
  author={J. Proost and P. Matteson},
  journal={Outlook on Agriculture},
  year={1997},
  volume={26},
  pages={87 - 94}
}
Like many other areas of intensive agriculture in Europe, the Netherlands is struggling with environmental pollution caused by overuse of pesticides and fertilizers. The Dutch government has been investing in the development and implementation of integrated farming systems (IFS) since 1979, with a view to a national conversion to sustainable agriculture. Although IFS ideas are becoming more widely accepted in the farming community, they have only been implemented on a small scale so far. This… Expand
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