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University of Newcastle: Nafferton Ecological Farm

{Facility} University of Newcastle: Nafferton Ecological Farm. Facility Leader(s): Leifert, Carlo; Buttler, Gillian and Shotten, P N, University of Newcastle .

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320 hectares conventional, 160 hectares organic, 160 dairy cows, 80 organic dairy cows, systems comparison study.
Agronomic experiments into the effect of variety choice fertility management and/or crop protection methods on crop yield and quality.
Access to 8 hectares of new glasshouses at Close House – University of Newcastle and Stockbridge Technology Centre.
160 dairy cow experimental herd, 40 head beef cattle rearing unit, 100 lamb finishing unit.
Climate chamber

EPrint Type:Research facility description
Type of Facility:Experimental farm
Location:Nafferton Farm, Stocksfield, Northumberland, NE43 7XD, UK
Keywords:dairy cattle
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop combinations and interactions
Farming Systems
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Dairy cattle
Crop husbandry > Greenhouses and coverings
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Beef cattle
Research affiliation: UK > Univ. Newcastle
Related Links:http://www.ncl.ac.uk/tcoa/producers/about/facilities.html
Deposited By: Defra, R&D Organic Programme
ID Code:6773
Deposited On:17 Jan 2006
Last Modified:20 Aug 2009 14:29

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