23 October 2019
Soil nutrient management

A workshop with Mark Measures

21 November 2019
Agroforestry event in Melton Mowbray

A Win Win for Farm productivity and the Environment



16 October 2019
Land and Soil Management Award 2019/20 call

Apply now! Deadline 31 December 2019

15 October 2019
Integrated Pest Management decision support systems

ADAS lead new online platform for farmers and advisors



21 March 2019
In adversity, what are farmers doing to be more resilient?

Opportunities, barriers and constraints in organic techniques helping to improve the sustainability of conventional farming

Feeding less food-competing feedstuffs to livestock

Category: News
29 February 2016

Impacts of feeding less food-competing feedstuffs to livestock on global food system sustainability

An interesting new study shows that feeding livestock from grass and by-products from food production could provide sufficient food and reduce environmental impacts of livestock production.

Impacts of feeding less food-competing feedstuffs to livestock on global food system sustainability Christian Schader, Adrian Muller, Nadia El-Hage Scialabba, Judith Hecht, Anne Isensee, Karl-Heinz Erb, Pete Smith, Harinder P. S. Makkar, Peter Klocke, Florian Leiber, Patrizia Schwegler, Matthias Stolze, Urs Niggli Published 16 December 2015.DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2015.0891

Keywords: sustainability livestock feeding

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