Carbon Footprint

Society suggests verifying carbon footprint of Jersey cows

Society suggests verifying carbon footprint of Jersey cows

Many milk producers believe that the carbon footprint of Jersey cows is low, relative to that achieved by production animals...

January 18, 2022

CAFRE highlights the value of carbon calculators

CAFRE highlights the value of carbon calculators

The College of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (CAFRE) has confirmed that carbon calculators can be used to estimate the...

November 9, 2021

UK government launches nationwide search for ‘everyday climate leaders’

UK government launches nationwide search for ‘everyday climate leaders’

The UK government has announced the appointment of its first ‘One Step Greener’ climate ambassadors and launched a nationwide search...

July 26, 2021

Footprinting tool aims to help farming become part of the climate solution

Footprinting tool aims to help farming become part of the climate solution

A pioneering sustainable farming initiative aims to help decarbonise the global ruminant agriculture sector while supporting farmers in continuing to...

July 22, 2021

‘Eco-labelling’ and low-carbon farming tipped to boost poultry profits

‘Eco-labelling’ and low-carbon farming tipped to boost poultry profits

There is little time to waste in the race to provide the world’s growing population with healthy diets from sustainable...

June 4, 2021

LMC to prioritise sustainability in 2021

LMC to prioritise sustainability in 2021

Working to improve the sustainability of the beef and sheep sectors will be a priority for the Livestock and Meat...

February 8, 2021

Limousin breed priorities are changing

Limousin breed priorities are changing

Beef farmers wishing to use Limousin genetics in the future will have access to a wider range of production traits,...

March 28, 2019

Dairy sector in the North continues to reduce carbon footprint

Dairy sector in the North continues to reduce carbon footprint

The dairy farming sector in Northern Ireland has continued to reduce its carbon footprint, a report relating to greenhouse gas...

January 14, 2017

6 steps to reduce your farms carbon footprint and save up to €29,000

6 steps to reduce your farms carbon footprint and save up to €29,000

A new study from McDonald’s UK has identified six simple measures that can help beef farmers reduce their carbon footprint...

February 25, 2016

Carbon to replace milk as the new quota in farming

Carbon to replace milk as the new quota in farming

Carbon will become the new quota in Irish farming, according to Trinity College economist Professor Alan Matthews. Matthews was addressing...

September 15, 2015

‘Dairy farms of the future will have technologies we never dreamed of’

‘Dairy farms of the future will have technologies we never dreamed of’

Technological advances will be a key to future dairy farms, according to Kevin Tuck, Managing Director at Alltech Ireland. Speaking...

September 3, 2015