X-farm : Modelling Sustainable Farming Systems

  title={X-farm : Modelling Sustainable Farming Systems},
  author={Alvaro Rocca and Francesco Danuso and F. Della Rosa and Elena Bulfoni},
The aim of this chapter is to illustrate the structure of X-farm, a model to manage farming systems under energetic, economical and ecological perspectives, using the dynamic simulation approach. The structure of X-farm is composed by some integrated modules representing the main centres of farming costs and production: soil management, crop production and processing and energy production and administration. The dynamic simulation is addressed to find the best combination of crop and livestock… CONTINUE READING

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