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Profiting from on-farm renewable energy

A case study film in which Farming Futures talks to Richard Gedge, a beef and sheep farmer based in Exmoor, about his use of wind and biomass to power and heat his farm.

Year of Publication2010

Farming Futures study for farmers and land managers about turning climate change impacts to their advantage.. In this film Farming Futures talks to Richard Gedge, a beef and sheep farmer based in Exmoor, about his use of wind and biomass to power and heat his farm. With a pay back period of 5 years and huge environmental benefits, Richard believes that more farmers should be exploiting renewable technology to gain profits for their businesses.

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renewablesfarmingwind turbinesustainabilitybiomassagricultureenergyclimate change
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Providing inspiration and information on how to prepare your business for the impacts, opportunities, risks and responsibilities that climate change brings.

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