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Three major farm carbon calculators outline a roadmap to harmonisation

The three major farm carbon calculators featured in the Defra Report “Harmonisation of Carbon Accounting Tools for Agriculture – SCF0129″ have announced a collaboration by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), intended to harmonise the methodologies used in calculating the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture.

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Ffermio interview statement

As part of our commitment in supporting farmers improve their efficiencies, Agrecalc featured recently in an episode of the Welsh farming programme, Ffermio. In this episode, an oversimplified statement challenged the results of our soil test carbon module which resulted in a net zero position for a farm featured in a previous episode. This article clarifies our position.

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Agrecalc team Certified Carbon Literate

We are proud to announce that the entire Agrecalc team has achieved Carbon Literacy certification. This important accreditation was awarded after in-depth assessments conducted by the environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful in collaboration with SAC Consulting (part of SRUC).

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Coppice willow for cattle grazing – a way forward in methane reduction

Setting up a living lab with coppice willow for cattle grazing is something relatively alien in the British farming landscape. Professor John Gilliland shares the experience he synthesised and put to practice on his farm, with an aim to understand how willow grazing decreases methane emissions from ruminants and delivers other benefits, such as reducing runoff risk and preventing erosion in riparian strips.

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Choosing carbon footprint software

Choosing carbon footprint software to measure and monitor GHG emissions in agriculture is not an easy task.
At Agrecalc, we are often asked: “The carbon calculator market seems very confusing; can you simplify it for us and highlight some key starting points?”

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