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Agricultural and food processing

Agricultural and food processing

Between ecology and capitalism


B. Daviron, G. Allaire

Edition 2017

This work provides a synthesis of recent research on the evolution of agriculture and food in a capitalist system. It is based on approaches not well-known in France such as international political economy and ecological economy.

It studies agricultural processing in terms of ecology, history and geopolitics and traces specific aspects of agriculture and food in the 21st century. Lastly, it proposes theoretical approaches with a view to renewing the agricultural economy.


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What Innovations for What Livestock Farming Systems?

What Innovations for What Livestock Farming Systems?

Special INRA Issue Animal Productions


R. Baumont, S. Ingrand

Edition 2015

Based on general questions on the innovative conception and evaluation of systems, this number explores different levers of radical changes being toyed with in livestock farming: precision farming, industrial ecology, agro-ecology, with their sub-divisions (sensors fitted to the animals, fish farming with recirculated water, low input dairy systems). Two articles round out the panorama by looking at listing innovations in livestock farms in France and the diversified dynamics of innovation and change in Africa.


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Guide de l'alimentation du troupeau bovin allaitant

Nutrition Guide for the Lactating Cattle Herd

Cows, Calves and Heifers for Herd Renewal


Edition 2015

A reference work on feeding management of the beef cattle herd: from fundamentals to practical recommendations, taking account of the calving season and the forage management system.


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Animal Behaviour, Conduct and Welfare

Animal Behaviour, Conduct and Welfare


X. Manteca i Vilanova, A. J. Smith

Edition 2014

This work outlines the general principles and recommendations on the raising of domestic animals applied to the Southern countries, especially tropical regions. These recommendations are important in a context of intensification of farms (dairy, poultry, etc.) and changes in conventional farming. They address the "new" and traditional farmers so that they can take account of constraints in the conduct of animals and maintain their well-being.


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Cows and Milk

Cows and Milk

Special INRA Issue Animal Productions


R. Baumont, P. Faverdin, C. Leroux

Edition 2013

This special issue sets out an inventory of knowledge on dairy production and the new challenges and tools available to the sector to build its future.


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Prairies, herbivores, territoires :

Prairies, herbivores, territoires :


C. Béranger, J. Bonnemaire

Edition 2008

In a world where herbivore production in Europe is under threat, this book analyses the multifunctionality of pastures, and the economic potential and limitations of grassland systems. It also looks at the political issues.


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Bergers du monde

Bergers du monde


B. Faye

Edition 2008

For the past thirty years or so, Bernard Faye has been crisscrossing four continents meeting people who devote their lives to their animals and to the land. His book, illustrated with more than 400 colour photos, pays homage to the world's herdsmen.


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Alimentation des ruminants. Inra 2007

Alimentation des ruminants. Inra 2007


J. Agabriel

Edition 2007

Alimentation des ruminants. Inra 2007


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Élevage de la vache laitière en zone tropicale

Élevage de la vache laitière en zone tropicale


C. Meyer, J. Denis

Edition 2004

The success of dairy cattle rearing in the tropics depends on analysing and mastering the many aspects of production. This work describes milk production worldwide, and in the tropics in particular, sets out the main principles of dairy cattle ...


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Les vaches de la République

Les vaches de la République

A Scientist's Appraisal of Changing Times and Trends


B. Vissac, B. Leclerc

Edition 2002

A unique account of a livestock researcher's professional and intellectual itinerary, this book takes the reader through a half-century of French cattle research and development. Cows form the central argument of this book. Originally the basis of ...


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