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Greenmount Experimental Farm, DARDNI College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise

{Facility} DARDNI: Greenmount Experimental Farm, DARDNI College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise. Facility Leader(s): Moore, Charlotte More, Greenmount Campus, Antrim, BT41 4PU.

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Summary

Organic unit comprises 36 ha managed organically since spring 2002. Carries self contained Aberdeen Angus suckler to beef herd, self contained Lleyn sheep flock, growing sufficient cereals to support the livestock and managed to be as sustainable as possible.
Technology transfer work also carried out on NI organic farms. DARDNI also coud provide plots for herbage and arable production research and for dairy cattle, beef, sheep and goats and a climate chamber.


EPrint Type:Research facility description
Type of Facility:Experimental farm
Keywords:experimental farm, beef, sheep, cereals, organic unit
Subjects: Farming Systems
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Dairy cattle
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Sheep and goats
Crop husbandry
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Beef cattle
Research affiliation: UK > Greenmount College of Agriculture
Related Links:http://www.dardni.gov.uk/
Acronym:DARDNI
Location:Greenmount Campus, Antrim, BT41 4PU
Tel: 028 9442 6752
The Unit belongs to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Room 647 Dundonald House, Upper Newtownards Road, BELFAST BT4 3SB, N. Ireland
Deposited By: Defra, R&D Organic Programme
ID Code:6602
Deposited On:18 Jan 2006
Last Modified:20 Aug 2009 14:29

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