The aim of the study was to analyse and assess the agricultural activity in the Oleśnica commune. The representative rural property owner was a secondary-educated 43-year old man. Over 70% of respondents demonstrated their willingness to expand by purchasing or renting land and also to develop infrastructure. Agricultural activities within this area were focused mainly on plant-growing, which was preferable due to sustained tide of the market. Arable land was the dominating land type and the main products were: grains, potatoes and rape. Introduced in farms innovations were focused on increasing ef-fectiveness of plant-growing and improving the quality of work in rural properties. These innovations were expected to increase income and, in longer term, make the rural production more competitive on the European market.


commune; agricultural activities; rural property; farmer

Published : 2009-12-31

Borkowska, M. (2009). AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES IN THE OLEŚNICA COMMUNE. Journal of Agribusiness and Rural Development, 13(3), 5-16. Retrieved from

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