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Les pratiques agricoles a la loupe

An up-close look at agricultural practices

Towards multi-performance agriculture


C. Huyghe, B. Coudurier, J. Boiffin, J. Peyraud, F. Jeuland, N. Urruty, H. Guyomard

Edition 2017

This book analyses the impact that agricultural practices have on the productive, economic, environmental and social performance of metropolitan agriculture in France. It addresses a variety of topics such as tilling techniques, fertilisation, plant protection and animal health, plant and animal breeding, animal husbandry and the selection of agricultural equipment; an up-close look at over 200 agricultural practices divided into 15 categories.


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Recyclage de déchets organiques en agriculture

Recycling of organic waste in agriculture

Agronomic and environmental effects of spreading waste


S. Houot, M. Pons, M. Pradel , A. Tibi

Edition 2016

This work presents an overview of resources and the use of fertilisers derived from waste in France, and provides key insights into how they can replace mineral fertilisers. It focuses on the agronomic, environmental and socio-economic impact of waste expansion and highlights how difficult it is to quantitatively assess the advantages and disadvantages of using these materials.


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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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Fertilisation and Environment

Fertilisation and Environment

What Paths for Decision-making?


S. Pellerin, F. Butler, C. Guiard-Van Laethem

Edition 2014

Soil fertility is at the crossroads of the challenges of food security, environmental protection and economic profitability of the agricultural activity. This book presents the results of a long-term reflection on the context of fertilisation in the next five to ten years. It defines the needs in terms of methods and tools for managing biogeochemical cycles and integrating fertilisation into agriculture.


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Manure management - treatment strategies

Manure management - treatment strategies

2nd edition


C. Burton, C. Turner

Edition 2010
This book represents the product of a collaboration funded by the European Commission. The contributors represent 28 organizations involved in varying aspects of livestock manure treatment in Europe.
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20 Years of Research in Animal Production at INRA

20 Years of Research in Animal Production at INRA

INRA Productions animales, Special Anniversary Issue


J. Perez, B. Charley, P. Herpin

Edition 2008
This issue presents the major scientific progress made by INRA researchers that had an impact on breeding during the last two decades. It also presents future research perspectives.
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Traitement des effluents d elevage

Traitement des effluents d elevage

Technical Guide for Designers, Research Departments and Small Livestock Farmers


J. Martinez, C. Burton, V. Jaouen

Edition 2007

The purpose of this guide is to provide guidance to the smaller livestock farmers in the satisfactory management of manures produced (units targeted should not annually produce more than 1,000 tonnes of solid or 5,000 tonnes of liquid manure).


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Treatment of wine production waste.  Know-how and method for choosing a treatment

Treatment of wine production waste. Know-how and method for choosing a treatment


A. Desenne, F. Macary, B. Monzié, P. Mouquot

Edition 2003
Presented in the form of a slide show (136 slides), this CD-ROM provides the information necessary for the implementation of operations linked to the treatment of wine production waste. It discusses regulatory, financial and technical aspects from ...
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Éléments pour une politique de réduction des émissions d'ammoniac d'origine agricole en France

Éléments pour une politique de réduction des émissions d'ammoniac d'origine agricole en France


J. Martinez, C. Oudot, B. Pain

Edition 2003

This report briefly describes the sources of emissions of ammonia gas and their impact on the environment, on the cycle and use of nitrogen in the soil and on human and animal health. It provides an overview of research conducted to develop and ...


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Logistique des épandages des effluents d'élevage, des boues de stations d'épuration et des déchets industriels

Logistique des épandages des effluents d'élevage, des boues de stations d'épuration et des déchets industriels


M. Berducat, V. Soulignac, J. Wiart

Edition 2002

This document presents the proceedings of the national seminar devoted to this subject that took place on 8th-9th October 2001, in Vichy and in Montoldre (France), in partnership with many professionals in the sector. The papers presented here ...


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