John E. Ikerd

 Professor Emeritus of Agricultural & Applied Economics 
University of Missouri Columbia 

College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources 

702 South 8th Street Circle 
Fairfield, IA 52556 
Phone: 641-209-9906     
E-mail:  jeikerd@gmail.com

     Vita     Background     Publications 1989-99

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John Ikerd’s Personal Website

johnikerd.com

 

PRESENTATION PAPERS ON-LINE

NEW ONLINE: July 2015

(Smallholder Farming – Available in Chinese New July 2015)

The Sustaining People through Agriculture Series

Small Farms Series

The New American Farm Series

Sustainable Agriculture Series

The Ecology of Sustainability Series

The Future of Food and Farming in America Series

Sustainable Community Development Series

The Economic of Sustainability Series

Sustainability & Confinement Animal Feeding Series

New Farm Economics Series

The Economic Pamphleteer – Regular Column in JAFSCD

 

 

Selected Links: (Video, Audio, Text)

Family Farms of North America (text)

John Ikerd on the “Right to Farm” (video)

Deep Sustainability: The Essentials (text)

Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire – The Economics of Sustainability

Essentials Economics of Sustainable Farm Management (audio)

Beyond Sustainability – Chautauqua in Fairfield (video)

Peak Oil and Climate Change (video)

Revolution of the Middle (video)

Ecological Capitalism (video)

Real Cost of Food (video)

Small Farms are Real Farms (audio)

Economic Sustainability (audio)

The Farm Economy: State of the Union (text)

Managing Sustainable Organizations (text)

Sustainable Capitalism: A Matter of Ethics and Morality (text)

 

 

Books by John Ikerd

 

All Books Available through Amazon.com – Author’s Website

 

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The Essentials of Economic Sustainability

Published by Kumarian Press Inc.

* Why are societies that give priority to economics unsustainable?

* What are the essential hierarchies of sustainable economics?

* What are the essential principles of sustainable economies?

* What are the essential characteristics of markets?

* What are the essential functions of government?

* How does economic sustainability related to happiness?

 

 

 

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Sustainable Capitalism: A Matter of Common Sense

Published by Kumarian Press Inc.

 * Why is today’s capitalist economy unsustainable?

* What are the essentials of a sustainable economy?

* How can we manage sustainable organizations?

* What are the three economies of sustainability?

* How can we manage a sustainable economy?

 

 

 

 

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Small Farms are Real Farms:

Sustaining People Through Agriculture

Published by Acres USA, Inc.

* Why is America experiencing a small farm revolution?

* Why is it important to sustain people, not just agriculture?

* How can small farms be managed for sustainability?

* What are the economic keys to small farm sustainability

* Why does America need small farms for food security?

 

 

 

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Revolution of the Middle… Pursuit of Happiness

Published by Legacy Publishing

* What’s really wrong with today’s economy?

* Are capitalism and democracy sustainable?

* What if we saw the world differently?

* How can we find purpose and meaning in life?

* What is the source of true happiness?

* How can we reclaim our society and economy?

 

 

 

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Return to Common Sense

Return to Common Sense

Published by R. T. Edwards and Legacy Publishing

 * How did America become an unsustainable society?

* What is the new vision of societal sustainability?

* What does common sense have to do with sustainability?

* Why do we need revolution rather than evolution?

* How can we achieve the victory of sustainability?

 

 

 

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Crisis and Opportunity: Sustainability in American Agriculture

Published by the University of Nebraska Press

 * How is crisis and agriculture related to sustainability?

* What is driving the sustainable agriculture movement?

* What are the key principles of sustainable farming?

* What’s different about the new American farmers?

* How can we create a new sustainable food system?

 

 

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