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Monitoring and management of energy and emissions in agriculture

Little, Tony (2007) Monitoring and management of energy and emissions in agriculture. Institute of Organic Training and Advice, Craven Arms, Shropshire, UK.

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Summary

This review collates the results of research into energy use and emissions in organic farming, and provides advisers with an analysis of the results, access to the data used and a review of the benchmarking methodologies available. The review will inform those working in the development of benchmarking tools and advising farmers on practices to improve their performance.


EPrint Type:Other
Keywords:The global warming potential of organic farming, sequestration of organic systems, energy in transport and distribution of food, food Carbon calculator
Subjects: Food systems > Recycling, balancing and resource management
Environmental aspects > Air and water emissions
Research affiliation: UK > Institute of Organic Training and Advice (IOTA)
UK > Univ. Aberystwyth > Organic Centre Wales (OCW)
UK > Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
Related Links:http://organicadvice.org.uk/index.htm
Deposited By: Measures, Mr Mark
ID Code:5596
Deposited On:23 Apr 2009
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:31
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed
Additional Publishing Information:Research Review for Advisors

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