HDRA’s contribution to organic horticultural data collection in Europe

Ulrich Schmutz, Chris Firth

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Abstract

The paper gives a short introduction into HDRA’s (Henry Doubleday Research Association) contribution
to the collection of organic horticultural data relevant to the EISfOM process. As a non-profit NGO,
HDRA is involved in various public funded research projects on organic farming. Farm level business
data and market data of organic vegetables and top fruits are the current focus of the research. The
methodology used and selected results are shown for some studies to highlight HDRA’s research
approach. Problems with data collection are listed and discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDevelopment of a European Information System for Organic Markets – Improving the Scope and Quality of Statistical Data Proceedings of the 1st EISfOM European Seminar, held in Berlin, Germany, 26-27 April, 2004 Edited by Guido Recke, Helga Willer, Nicolas Lampkin and Alison Vaughan
Pages141-144
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 26 Apr 2004
EventEISfOM European Seminar - Berlin, Germany
Duration: 26 Apr 200427 Apr 2004
Conference number: 1

Conference

ConferenceEISfOM European Seminar
CountryGermany
CityBerlin
Period26/04/0427/04/04

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    Schmutz, U., & Firth, C. (2004). HDRA’s contribution to organic horticultural data collection in Europe. In Development of a European Information System for Organic Markets – Improving the Scope and Quality of Statistical Data Proceedings of the 1st EISfOM European Seminar, held in Berlin, Germany, 26-27 April, 2004 Edited by Guido Recke, Helga Willer, Nicolas Lampkin and Alison Vaughan (pp. 141-144)