Straw as alternative energy source or organic matter in the soil

The paper aims, above all, at assessment of the effects of allocating straw surplus from the Polish agriculture to energy purposes or as a source of additional organic matter in the soil. Consequently, the authors discuss the issue of significance of straw as an alternative energy source and draw attention to the role of organic matter in improving the production potential of soils and carbon dioxide (CO2) sequestration. Additionally, the paper analyses economic effects and development possibilities of farms having non-negative balance of CO2 sequestration at the backdrop other farms. The study used literature data from 2,069 farms specialising in cereal, oilseed crop and high protein crop farming and running accountancy for the Polish FADN in 2015.


Issue Date:
2018
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/276383
ISSN:
p-ISSN 0044-1600, e-ISSN 2392-3458
Language:
English
Published in:
Problems of Agricultural Economics / Zagadnienia Ekonomiki Rolnej, 2 (355)
Page range:
28-40
JEL Codes:
Q42,; Q52; Q56




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