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Well-being at work on farms in Finland : stress, safety in animal handling and working conditions of women on dairy farms
The restructuring of agriculture in Finland has resulted in several types of change on farms during recent years. The field areas and sizes of herds per farm have been increasing, while the number of farms has been decreasing. ...
Cost-efficient nutrient load reduction in agriculture. A short-run perspective on reducing nitrogen and phosphorus in Finland
This dissertation examines the economic efficiency of nutrient abatement measures in agriculture, focusing on the case of Finland. The thesis consists of an introductory article and four separate studies, which consider ...
Replacement decisions on Finnish dairy farms : toward better economic performance with novel technology and sustainable herds
Competitive milk production in the northern parts of Europe and on relatively small dairy farms is challenging. The objective of this thesis was to find expedients that would improve the economic performance of Finnish ...
Recreation Value and Quality of Finnish Surface Waters : Revealed Preferences, Individual Perceptions and Spatial Issues
(Maa- ja elintarviketalouden tutkimuskeskus, 2013)
Water recreation is an irreplaceable part of experiencing the aquatic environment, but is threatened by the eutrophication of inland and coastal waters. Time and resources are spent daily on visiting water recreation sites ...