When is it worthwhile building a new greenhouse? What is the most appropriate depreciation schedule for a powertiller? How can we estimate the value of a fruit orchard and what are the economic consequences of converting to organic apple production? Not to forget about the value of insects’ pollination services, have you ever thought of putting a price tag on bees? And what about the government intervening in markets? Should we subsidize farmers for reasons of food self-sufficiency? And is landscape preservation another valid argument? Maybe tourists are willing to pay for it?
So many questions – and one summer school tackling these issues! To learn more about the foundations and methods of agricultural economics relevant to the issues above, register now for the 2017 CNR summer school! The summer school takes place on the CNR Lobesa campus from 11th to 29th of September 2017and consists of three week-long workshops:
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