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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 ...
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 ...
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)
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 ...
An eco-rating system for optimising pesticide use at farm level : Part 2 - Evaluation, examples and piloting
The development of a decision support system aims to encourage farmers in the UK to adopt a more environmentally friendly approach to their daily activities. Part of the system concentrates on crop protection encouraging ...
An eco-rating system for optimising pesticide use at farm level : Part I - Theory and Development.
A computer-based decision support system is described which aims to encourage and enhance sound environmental management within agriculture. Part of the system focuses on the management of pesticides on the farm, and can ...
Overview of the environmental impacts of agriculture in the UK
This review has been necessary to bring together and interpret much of the diverse literature relating to the key areas of environmental impact associated with agriculture. The main environmental impacts of agriculture in ...
Options for informal environmental management : the agricultural industry highlighted
Discussions are frequently found in the environmental press regarding the possible advantages to an organisation should they implement a formal environmental management system such as BS 7750, ISO 14001 and the EC ...