Selected Publications

Books and chapters

Warren, M.F., Kelly, C. and Nicol, E. (in press) Land between the Moors in the photographs of James Ravilious:  the archive as evidence in documenting rural life and work IN Fish,R., Lobley, M, Wilkinson, T. and Winter, M.  The land between the Moors: essays in culture, environment and agricultural change.  University of Exeter Press

Warren, M.F. (2017) Rural Broadband: a 21st century comparison with electrification in Brassley, P.  Burchardt, J and Sayer, K (2017) Transforming the Countryside: the Electrification of Rural Britain.  Abingdon, UK.  Routledge.  ISBN 978-1-4724-4127-0

Warren, M. F. (2002). Farm Business Management. in Soffe, RJ. (ed.) (2002) The Agricultural Notebook, 20th Edition. Oxford, Blackwell Science:304-326. ISBN 0632058293 (also 18th and 19th editions)

Warren, M. F. (1997) Financial Management for Farmers and Rural Managers  4th Edition.  Oxford, Blackwell Scientific.  304pp (first published 1983) ISBN 0632048719

Refereed journal articles

Warren, MF, Lobley, M, Winter, M (2013)  Farmer attitudes to vaccination and culling of badgers in controlling bovine tuberculosis  Veterinary Record
173:2 40 Published Online First:17 June 2013. 
doi: 10.1136/vr.101601 

Tsourgiannis, L., Karasavvoglou, A., Eddison, J. and Warren, M.F. (2010). Profiles of dairy cow farmers' marketing strategies in the county of Cornwall in the UK. Intellectual Economics 2: 57-73.

Cotton, D.R.E., Bailey, I., Warren, M.F. and Bissell, S.  (2009)  Revolutions and Second-Best Solutions: Education for Sustainable Development in Higher Education.  Studies in Higher Education, 34, 7, 719-733.  ISSN: 0307-5079

Tsourgiannis, L; Eddison, JC; Warren, MF and Errington, JC (2008) Factors affecting the marketing channel choice of sheep and goat farmers in the region of east Macedonia in Greece regarding the distribution of their milk production.  Journal of Small Ruminant Research 79, 1, 87-97   ISSN: 0921-4488

Turner, R and Warren, M.F.  (2008) Mentoring in Agriculture: An investigation into its occurrence and form Journal of Farm Management 13, 4, May 2008.  ISSN 0014-8059

Warren, M.F.   (2007) The digital vicious cycle:  links between social disadvantage and digital exclusion in rural areas.  Telecommunications Policy  31, (6-7), July-August 2007, pp 374-388. ISSN: 0308-5961

Cotton, D.R.E. , Warren, M.F. , Maiboroda, O. , and Bailey, I. (2007) Sustainable Development, Higher Education and Pedagogy:  A study of lecturers’ beliefs and attitudes.  Environmental Education Research  13, 5, pp579-597  ISBN 1350-4622

Canavari, C; Farneti, A; Lucchi, M; Warren, M (2007) E-business readiness of wine producers in Romagna (Italy): the importance of area of origin effects.  Journal of Farm Management 12 (12) pp 731-747  ISSN 0014-8059

Warren, M.F. (2004) Farmers online: drivers and impediments in adoption of internet in UK agricultural businesses. Journal of Small Business Enterprise Development. 11, 3

Whittaker, J, Warren, M.F., Turner, M and Hutchcroft, I (2004). Accountability and rural development partnerships:  a study of Objective 5b EAGGF funding in South West England. Journal of Rural Studies. 20 181-192

Warren, M. F. (2002). Digital divides and the adoption of information and communication technologies in the UK farm sector. International Journal of Technology and Management 1 (4):  385-405

Warren, M. F. (1998) Practising what we preach: managing agricultural education in a changing world.   European  Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension 5 (1): 53-65

Wallace, C.; Dunkerley, D.; Cheal, B.; and Warren, M.F. (1994)  Young people and the division of labour in farming families Sociological Review, Vol 42 No 3 August 1994:  501-530

Sealy, M., Warren, M.F. (1994) Financial Management Practices on Farms  Farm Management  Vol 8, No. 9 Spring 1994:  413-422

Gibbon, J and Warren, M.F. (1992) Barriers to adoption of on-farm computers in England  Farm Management  8,1: 37-46

Warren, M.F. (1990).  Attitudes to Change, Training and Advice.  Farm Management 7, 4:199-208

Other publications

Duan, M., Warren, M.F., Lang, Y., Lu, S. and Yang, L. (2009). An analysis of ICT development strategy framework in Chinese rural areas. Refereed conference paper: The Second IFIP International Conference on Computer and Computing Technologies in Agriculture (CCTA2008), October 18-20, 2008, Beijing, China. in Zhao, C. and Li, Computer and Computing Technologies in Agriculture II, Volume 3, Boston, Springer,  pp1835-1844

Fieldsend, A and Warren, MF (2009) Rural jobs:  developing policy and practice in Europe.  Keynote lecture, Agrarian Perspectives XVIII, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, September 15-16 2009

Warren. M.F. (2009) Business adoption of broadband internet in the South West of England.  Joint International Agricultural Conference, Wageningen, The Netherlands.  6-8 July 2009

Warren, M.F. (2008)  Music as metaphor:  a powerful tool in management development.  National Farm Management Conference, Oxford. November 2008

Warren, M.F., Childe, S and Rogers, T (2006)  Business Impacts of Broadband Adoption: A study of businesses in Devon.  December 2006.  University of Plymouth/Broadband4Devon.  132pp

Warren, M.F. (Editor); Courtney, P; Edwards, J;  Hopkins, A; Lobley, M; Morris, C; Slee, R.W.; Vaughan, R; Wilson, G (2006) Rural Research in the South West of England:  Economic Activity focus. Final Report.  University of Plymouth.

Warren, M.F.  (2005)  International Literature Review, in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Awareness, Usage and Barriers: a study of Agri-Businesses in the City of Ottawa  Ottawa, COMPAS Inc. October 7, 2005

Skerratt, SJ and Warren, MF (2004)  Buckfastleigh Broadband Community Network: Final Report. BBCN Final Research Report: prepared for the Countryside Agency and the SW Regional Development Agency December 2004  58pp

Warren, M.F. and Skerratt, S.J (2004) ‘Virtual Villages’:  community networks for rural development?  Building & Bridging Community Networks: Knowledge, Innovation & Diversity through communication.  Brighton, UK.  31 March-2 April 2004

Blackburn, SP, Skerratt, SJ, Warren, MF and Errington, AJ (2003) Rural communities and the voluntary sector: a review of literature. Plymouth. University of Plymouth, UK:  Report prepared for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. April 2003. 75 pp

WARREN, M.F.  (2000) E-farming or e-folly?  Adoption of internet technology by farmers in England University of Plymouth May 2000 77pp

WARREN, M.F., Shepherd, R.A. and Murray, K (1999)  Strategic issues in the food and drink sector of the South West of England  University of Plymouth, June 1999, for a regional consortium of councils and agencies.

WARREN, M.F.  (1999) Industrial Trends: Agriculture in Opportunities for Growth: an economic assessment of Devon and Cornwall, Prosper Group, Plymouth, pp 104-109

WARREN, M.F., TURNER, M.M., ERRINGTON, A.J., MCINERNEY J.  (1999)  Agricultural Development and the Operation of EAGGF Structural Funds in South West England Universities of Plymouth and Exeter, Newton Abbot, Devon, UK.  116pp

WARREN, M.F., ERRINGTON, A.J., SHEPHERD, R.A.  (1998) The future of Cornish agriculture, and the rôle of Cornwall County Council Food Technology Centre, University of Plymouth, for Cornwall County Council.

WARREN, M.F.; WHITEHEAD, I.R.G.; FELTON, T.J.; BRUNT, P.R. (1995) County Farms, Past, Present and Future  London, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

WARREN, M.F (1995) Agriculture and Horticulture in Devon and Cornwall,  in Training and Enterprise Council Opportunities for Growth:  an economic assessment of Devon and Cornwall 1995.   DCTEC, Plymouth.

WARREN, M.F. (ed) (1993) Agricultural Adjustment in Devon and Cornwall:  its Strategic Implications for Employment and Training Policy   Cambridge, W.S. Atkins Agriculture

WARREN, M.F. & SLEE, R.W. (1983) unpublished.  The Potential for Integrated Rural Development  in the Less Favoured Areas of the South West:  The potential contributions to local needs from development of the secondary and tertiary sectors.   Commissioned by Dartington Amenity Research Trust.