Although livestock slurries are a valuable nutrient resource for arable fields and grasslands, they can also be the source of significant on-farm greenhouse gas emissions.
Greenhouse gases are emitted from various sources. When in the atmosphere, these gases trap solar radiation which would normally be released, and in doing so retains this radiation which has a warming effect on the atmosphere.
The DEFRA Future Farming Resilience Fund (FFR) is providing support for farmers in England as the industry moves into a period of Agricultural Transition.
In the search for a solution that could satisfy high profitability and sustainable environmental performance, a recent study draws attention towards high input grazing and medium duration beef finishing systems.