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Farming : Energy

Hear how one farmer uses renewable energy to cut down his carbon emissions and to increase his profits.

Year of Publication2010

Philip Pearson is a Cheshire tomato grower who supplies Tesco and other retailers. Here he shows how reusing energy and waste on his farm provides warmth, water, fertiliser, light and carbon dioxide to a glasshouse crop. This saves money as it creates environmental efficiencies.

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carbon emissions
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Supporting the development of the national rural economy.

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