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Testing the water: The English beef and sheep production roadmap - Phase 2

Document which examines the relationship between the CO2 equivalent cost of production and profitability for a sample of beef and sheep enterprises, as well as quantifying water usage in production and the value of beef and sheep to the English landscape and biodiversity.

Year of Publication2010

This Phase Two document builds on Phase One - Change in the Air - (go to http://ofi.openfields.org.uk/1.12020217) published in late 2009 which focused on mitigating the effects of climate change by reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and energy use.It does so by evaluating the specific relationships between physical and financial performance and GHG emissions on commercial beef and sheep units across the country.

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Creating a sustainable and competitive beef and lamb industry.

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