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The journal AGRICULTURA (A) publishes scientific works from the following fields: animal science, plant production, farm mechanisation, land management, agricultural economics, ecology, biotechnology, microbiology
ISSN 1581-5439
Matjaž TURINEK, Silva GROBELNIK-MLAKAR, Martina BAVEC, Franc BAVEC
pp. 1-4

Biodynamic (BD) agriculture substantially infl uenced the development of organic agricultural systems in the past - from the core idea of a farm as an organism to the nutrient and energy cycling principles that are innate to modern organic farming today. Presently areas of environmental issues, energy use, chronobiological research, landscape development and quality assurance are in the forefront of BD research eff orts across the world. For some of the areas promising preliminary results point towards a successfull transfer into practical farming in the near future, helping to create sustainable and holistic natural, social and economic systems.

Key words: biodynamic agriculture, environment, lunar cycle, landscape management, quality


Slovenian:

Biodinamično kmetijstvo iz preteklosti v sedanjost

Biodinamično kmetijstvo (BD) je v preteklosti bistveno vplivalo na razvoj ekoloških kmetijskih sistemov - od osrednje ideje: kmetija kot organizem, do načela kroženja hranil in energije, katera so danes vpeljana v sodobno ekološko kmetovanje. Trenutna področja glede okoljskih vprašanj, uporabe energije, raziskav, razvoja krajine ter zagotavljanja kakovosti so v ospredju raziskovalnih prizadevanj BD po vsem svetu. Preliminarni rezultati raziskav na nekaterih od teh področji, kažejo na uspešen prenos v prakso v bližnji prihodnosti, kar bi pomagalo ustvariti trajnostne in celovite naravne, družbene in gospodarske sisteme.

Ključne besede: biodinamično kmetijstvo / okolje / lunarni cikel / upravljanje krajine / kakovost


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