Kunio Nishikawa

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College of Agriculture, Ibaraki University, Japan
Job Title
Associate professor
E-mail
kunio.nishikawa.agri@vc.ibaraki.ac.jp
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INTRODUCTION The aim of this article is to review the transformation of Japan’s rice policy for the last 30 years and to clarify their features. We will focus on the change of policy from price support to direct payments to support paddy field farmers. Current policy reforms are so...
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INTRODUCTION Japanese Sake (rice wine) is the traditional Japanese beverage made from rice. It is considered as one of the most popular beverages in Japanese food culture. It is now enjoyed all over the world because of its good flavor and taste especially if it is served together with other...
Country: Japan Topic: Agribusiness
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INTRODUCTION Japan's agricultural structure is changing from small farm sizes to relatively larger one. The 2015 World Census of Agriculture published in 2016 shows that the number of agriculture management entities[1]  in Japan falls by 18% from 1.68 million in 2010 to 1.38 million in...
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INTRODUCTION Japan’s livestock industries, especially dairy, beef and pork industries, are expected to be seriously damaged after the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement comes into effect, because trade boarder measures for them will be abolished or significantly reduced. It is...
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INTRODUCTION  The Cooperative Farm Extension Service (CFES)[1] in Japan has engaged in the guidance and extension of new agronomy technology on farmers after WWII. The central and prefectural governments have jointly managed this service in such a way that the former covers necessary budget...
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