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Applying the Principles of Sustainable Farming

Sustainable farming meets environmental, economic, and social objectives simultaneously. Environmentally sound agriculture is nature-based rather than factory-based. Economic sustainability depends on profitable enterprises,
sound financial planning, proactive marketing, and risk management. Social sustainability results from making decisions with the farm family's and the larger community's quality of life as a value and a goal. This publication discusses the principles of environmental, economic, and social sustainability, and provides practical examples of
how to apply them on the farm.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-01-10 16:01:25
Description Sustainable farming meets environmental, economic, and social objectives simultaneously. Environmentally sound agriculture is nature-based rather than factory-based. Economic sustainability depends on profitable enterprises,
sound financial planning, proactive marketing, and risk management. Social sustainability results from making decisions with the farm family's and the larger community's quality of life as a value and a goal. This publication discusses the principles of environmental, economic, and social sustainability, and provides practical examples of
how to apply them on the farm.
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Source National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service (ATTRA)
Keyword Sustainability, Agriculture
Selector Bates
Date Of Record Creation 2010-01-10 15:25:04
Education Level
Date Last Modified 2010-01-10 16:22:25
Creator Preston Sullivan
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-01-10 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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