2012

ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF AN AGRICULTURAL INNOVATION – PRECISION CROP PRODUCTION

by Katalin Takács-György Innovation in agriculture ensures the wide-spread use of the latest, up-to-date technology. Such new technology is precision farming in crop production, which serves as a validation of the criteria of environmental and economic sustainability. The economic applicability of precision crop production depends on several factors.Among them the…

DISENTANGLING THE COMPLEXITY OF INDIA’S AGRICULTURAL SECTOR

by Jayanth Raghothama, Sebastiaan Meijer, Robin King Agricultural policies in India directly impact the livelihoods of close to two thirds of India’s population. Through policies, the government manages food security, urban and rural poverty, energy, and infrastructure, among others. Given the current state of India’s governance, the connection between policy…

THE DEVELOPMENT OF INTEGRATED ACCOUNTING IN SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED COMPANIES IN THE AGRI- AND FOODSECTOR OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

by Yuriy Burykin, Guzaliya Klichova and Harry Bremmers This paper focuses on the regulation of financial accounting in SMEs in the agri- and food sector in Russia. The paper presents the factors which influence the accounting system and the quality of the information it provides. The information and reports that…

COMPLEX PROBLEM ANALYSIS OF THE HUNGARIAN DAIRY FARMS

by Beáta Blaskó, Krisztián Kovács, László Szőllősi, István Szűcs Hungarian dairy farms went through significant changes in past two decades. The most significant changes were caused by our accession to the European Union in 2004. In Hungary milk production remarkably declined after EU accession due to the decreasing level of…

COMPETETIVENESS OF THE MONTENEGRIN FRUIT AND VEGETABLES SECTOR AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVEMENT

by Radislav Jovovic A number of facts, primarily including high fragmentation at all levels, weak vertical integration, limited dimensions in comparison to competitors poor technological level and unbalanced quality/price ratio make the sector weak, low competitive and exposed to international competition, reducing its capacity to capture any existing market potential.…

COMPARISON OF THE PERFORMANCE OF A TRAINED AND AN UNTRAINED SENSORY PANEL ON SWEETCORN VARIETIES WITH THE PANELCHECK SOFTWARE

by Viktor Losó, AttilaGere, Annamária Györey, Zoltán Kókai,László Sipos In this paper the results of trained and untrained sensory panels are compared on five Hungarian commercial sweet corn samples. The two evaluations were carried out in a sensory laboratory (ISO 6658:2005), with the same experimental design, with two replicates, and…

THE ASSESSMENT OF INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL IN POLISH REGIONS

by Urszula Bronisz, Wim Heijmanand Johanvan Ophem In a knowledge-based economy intangible assets are indispensable to achieve competitive advantages. Resources like intellectual capital are perceived as crucial factors especially for regional growth. Intellectual capital is comprehended as a multidimensional concept, defined and explained in many various ways, depending on the…