Strategy and risk in farming

R.B.M. Huirne

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Issues that are relevant in current farm management are discussed. First, three basic farm management theories are presented: (1) decision-making theory; (1) system theory; and (3) theory of management by objectives. Next, two new developments are introduced, namely, strategic management and risk management.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)249-259
JournalNetherlands Journal of Agricultural Science
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2002


  • farm management
  • decision making
  • risk
  • uncertainty
  • diversification
  • netherlands
  • information
  • management


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