Introduction. Adoption and diffusion of sustainable food technology and policy (D.C. Hall, L.J. Moffitt). Pesticide Use. Modeling for pesticide productivity measurement (D.C. Hall, L.J. Moffitt). Induces innovation and the economics of herbicide use (J. Fernandez-Cornejo, V. Pho). Alternative specifications and extensions of the economic threshold concept and the control of livestock pests (R. Davis, C.A. Tisdell). The influence of pest management advice on pesticide use in California tomatoes (U.C. Wiebers, M. Metcalfe, D. Zilberman). Sustainable Food Supply. Organic farming development in Europe - impacts of regulation and institutional diversity (J. Michelsen). Entry and exit in California's organic farming sector (K. Klonsky, M.D. Smith). Demand for sustainable Food Production. Organic farming policy in the European Union (S. Padel et al.). Does it make sense to buy locally produced organic products? (D. Vanzetti, E. Wynen). Policy. Impacts of allocation strategies for spatially regulated use (L.Lynch, J. Carpenter). Pesticide avoidance: Results from a Sri Lankan study with health policy implications (C. Wilson). A comparison of policies to reduce pesticide poisoning combining economic and toxicological data (D. Sunding, J.Zivin).