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“I see my future role as trying to make our systems more efficient by taking the animals’ patterns of behaviour into account. By thinking...
Mark Rutter, Harper Adams University via Farming Online ~ 24th Apr 2014 ~ 12pm
This paper demonstrates that an expansion of renewable energy sources is the only path to a secure, affordable and climate-friendly energy system...
Uwel Nestle, Co-author and Silvia Brugger, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, European Union ~ 24th Apr 2014 ~ 12pm
The effect of grazing vs. mowing on carbon balance of a species rich (species number above 100) dry sand grassland was investigated by a paired eddy...
Pinter et al in AnimalChange E-Newsletter ~ 24th Apr 2014 ~ 7am
Carbon dioxide Capture and Storage (CCS), a combination of technologies and techniques that permit CO2 storage away from the atmosphere, may be a...
Carlotta Galimberti, PV Compare ~ 24th Apr 2014 ~ 6am
For anyone planning to grow forage maize this year, the first decision is whether to use plastic mulch or not. For many this will be decided by...
Dr Eamonn Meehan & Dr Trevor Gilliland Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute (AFBI) Plant Testing Station, AFBI-Crossnacreevy ~ 23rd Apr 2014 ~ 3pm
Farmers and land managers have a significant role to play in greenhouse gas mitigation. Analysis suggests that agricultural systems offer low cost...
Dominic Moran SRUC, ~ 23rd Apr 2014 ~ 11am
The UK Soil Observatory (UKSO) will bring together knowledge and information on UK soils, collecting together data that was previously scattered...
Farming Online ~ 23rd Apr 2014 ~ 7am

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