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Data Collection, Comparison, Analysis
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This module covers steps five, six and seven of the benchmarking process.Step five focuses on ...

This module covers steps five, six and seven of the benchmarking process.Step five focuses on the procedures of data collection in the benchmarking process.Step nine focuses on the performance comparison practices following the data collection.And finally, step seven focuses on how to interpret data in order to understand the issues affecting the farm and opportunities to improve.

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Agriculture
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Module
Author:
William Kanyi
Environmental Conflict and Social Change, Fall 2005
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This graduate-level class explores the complex interrelationships among humans and natural environments, ...

This graduate-level class explores the complex interrelationships among humans and natural environments, focusing on non-western parts of the world in addition to Europe and the United States. It uses environmental conflict to draw attention to competing understandings and uses of "nature" as well as the local, national and transnational power relationships in which environmental interactions are embedded. In addition to utilizing a range of theoretical perspectives, this subject draws upon a series of ethnographic case studies of environmental conflicts in various parts of the world.

Subject:
World Cultures
Anthropology
Material Type:
Case Study
Full Course
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Syllabi
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Walley, Christine
Identification
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This module covers steps two, three and four in the benchmarking process.Step two focuses on identifying ...

This module covers steps two, three and four in the benchmarking process.Step two focuses on identifying problems to be discussed in the benchmarking learning group.Step three focuses on identifying measures that best describe farms performance.And finally, step four focuses on ways to go about identifying benchmark farms.

Subject:
Agriculture
Material Type:
Module
Author:
William Kanyi
Organization
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This module covers step one of the 10 basic steps in the ...

This module covers step one of the 10 basic steps in the benchmarking process. The step focuses on organizing benchmarking learning groups to discuss farming issues.

Subject:
Agriculture
Material Type:
Module
Author:
William Kanyi
Sharing, Plan for Change, Monitor and Evaluate
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This module covers steps eight, nine and ten of the benchmarking process.Step eight focuses ...

This module covers steps eight, nine and ten of the benchmarking process.Step eight focuses on the importance of sharing results and findings collected and analyzed in the benchmarking process.Step nine focuses on the plan of action and implementing changes.And finally, step ten emphasizes the importance of monitoring progress and reflection on the results of the action plan.

Subject:
Agriculture
Material Type:
Module
Author:
William Kanyi
Withering Crops
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As the global population continues to increase, scientists and farmers are concerned ...

As the global population continues to increase, scientists and farmers are concerned about the impacts that climate change could have on the world's crops. To better understand the process of photosynthesis and how plants use water and carbon dioxide to thrive, scientists are studying the stress limits of plants. "Changing Planet" is produced in partnership with the National Science Foundation.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Mathematics
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Instructional Material
Simulations
Provider:
NBC Learn
Provider Set:
Changing Planet
Author:
National Science Foundation
NBC Learn