New beef systems research includes soil carbon measurements for first time
New research highlights the environmental benefits of ‘mob-grazing’ in beef cattle systems for the first time.
Research demonstrates the human health benefits of Pasture for Life Meat
A team of academic experts has been reviewing the increasing scientific evidence showing the health benefits of eating genuine grass-fed meat and dairy.
Global Farm Platform Conference: Steps to Sustainable Livestock
The Global Farm Platform, of which North Wyke is a part, held a conference in Bristol in January entitled “Steps to Sustainable Livestock”.
Global Farm Platform says that presentations from the event will eventually be uploaded to their website, http://www.globalfarmplatform.org/conference-intro/ but until that happens here are a few points that came up at the event, as reported by PFLA Director Anna Heaton who went along…
Steps to Sustainable Livestock
With improved breeding and cultivation, ruminant animals can yield food that is better for people and the planet. In an article published in Nature, Mark Eisler, Michael Lee and colleagues set out eight steps that when carefully considered, make a strong case for sustainable livestock production.
The potential global impacts of adopting low-input and organic livestock production (UN FAO)
Like so many contemporary reports concerning farmed livestock, the starting point for this report is clear – “business as usual” is not an option. However, considerable debate continues about the best way forward.