• Milutin Mrkša, PhD „Right at the first chance”, Provincial Secretariat for Science and Technological Development AP Vojvodina, Faculty of Sciences, Novi Sad
  • Tamara Gajić, PhD Higher School for Professional Studies, Novi Sad


Agriculture is the main occupation of the rural population and as such forms the basis of development and progress, not only in rural areas, but also the community as a whole. Like any business, and agriculture has a number of negative environmental impacts, especially on agricultural land which is also the basis of existence and condition of the agricultural population. This paper will be presented to the basic conditions of life and professions in rural parts of the municipality of Vrbas and their relationship and impact on the environment. It will be proposed specific measures to reduce the impact of agriculture on the environment and sustainable improvement in the same context of sustainable development. It also will provide guidelines for development and improvement of settlements in order to improve the environment which would improve the living conditions of indigenous peoples.


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How to Cite
MRKŠA, Milutin; GAJIĆ, Tamara. SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE AS A BASIS FOR SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENTAL DEVELOPMENT OF RURAL MUNICIPALITY VRBAS. Economics of Agriculture, [S.l.], v. 60, n. 1, p. 153-162, jan. 2013. ISSN 2334-8453. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 22 oct. 2020.

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