ISSN 2284-7995, ISSN Online 2285-3952


Published in Scientific Papers. Series "Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and rural development", Vol. 21 ISSUE 1
Written by Anton BLAGOEV

Agro-environmental practices lead to protection, maintenance and improvement the ecological quality of environment and limitation the negative impact on natural resources. Their implementation may be voluntary because of the participation in commitments with European and national funding programs or because of the implementation of national standards for good agricultural practices. The aim of the article is to analyze the role of agro-environmental practices for achieving environmental protection and make conclusions for the possibility of agricultural holdings to implement agro-environmental practices. The results in this paper are based on structured interview. Two surveys were conducted as follows: the first one is expert survey and the second one is survey among agricultural producers. The main results are related to the most important practices for environmental protection. The allocation of funds for support and diversification of activities, maximum use of resources obtained in each farm and the introduction of new technologies would lead to the implementation of agro-environmental practices and environmental protection.

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