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Contents: Introduction: Sustainable change and benchmarking in the food supply chain, Lisa Jack and Julie Boone. Part 1 Benchmarks for Comparing Farm Performance: Benchmarks and yardsticks: mass participation benchmarking in farming; Best practice in mass participation benchmarking, Sarah Thelwall; Dairybase: building a best practice benchmarking system, Nicola Shadbolt. Part 2 Benchmarking for Better Practice in Farming: Benchmarking clubs and business improvement groups; Farm benchmarking in the UK: an assessment by the Food Chain Centre, 2002–7, Peter Whitehead. Part 3 Environmental Benchmarking in Food and Farming: Standards, indices and targets for environmental performance; Farmer learning in benchmarking for environmental sustainability, Sue Kilpatrick. Part 4 Benchmarking for Best Practice: Innovative Practice and Future Developments in Food and Farming: Process benchmarking and other developments in agriculture; The balanced scorecard in food and farming, Nicola Shadbolt; Conclusion: creating sustainable change through benchmarking in food and farming; Index.