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Developing an emissions inventory from farm data
Development of an emissions inventory is frequently incorporated into many techniques and methodologies used in determining environmental impact, for example life-cycle assessment and as part of the review procedures ...
A strategic environmental assessment method for agricultural policy in the UK
There are a number of significant environmental impacts that arise from agricultural practices that may be influenced by policy. A Strategic Environmental Assessment Method (SEAM) is described which aims to assess the ...
Nutrient record-keeping and reporting for legislation, crop assurance and traceability
These years there is an increasing interest in systems which are capable of recording all the activities the farmer carries out in the field. The reason for this interest is that the farmer is increasingly facing demands ...
Design of a Tax or Charge Scheme for Pesticides : Government (DETR) consultation paper by ECOTEC Research and Consultancy
(Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions, 1999)
Environmental Management for Agriculture: Grass & livestock enterprises. : Final report to Defra and Milk Development Council, NT1908, CSA 2628.
(Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), 1998)
In search of sustainable CAP: : Assessing the environmental impacts of agricultural policy
Agricultural policy can have a major influence on the environmental impacts of agriculture. As farming is a major land use in European Union (EU) these impacts can be significant and widespread. A scoring technique has ...
Evaluating a technique used to measure environmental performance within agriculture–case studies
A methodology has been developed which can be used to assess the environmental performance of a farm. The computer-based system, known as EMA, utilizes a checklist auditing process based on both quantitative and qualitative ...
A computer-based informal environmental management system for agriculture
This paper discusses a practical, computerised eco-management system for agriculture which has been developed at the University of Hertfordshire, UK for use by farmers and their advisers to encourage more sustainable ...