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Environmental Impacts of Pasture-based Farming

R. McDowell

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Author: R. McDowell

About The Book

Focusing on the different types of pastoral farming and their impact on the environment, Environmental Impacts of Pasture-based Farming takes a broad view of the subject, whose treatment in texts is often biased towards confined animal or grain based systems. The text is organised into two sections, the first addressing issues facing environmental quality, namely soil, water and air quality and socio-economic impacts.

The second section offers commentary on how pastoral sectors influence environmental issues. With highly tuned farm productive systems comes the risk of environmental impacts, and the purpose of this text is to highlight the areas in which these risks are associated and how best to mitigate them. An approach is taken that highlights these problems, but also keeps in mind that mitigation may be too restrictive on the farming system and make farming impractical.

Additional Information

Author R. McDowell
Availability In Print
Dimensions Unknown
Extent 304 pp
ISBN 9781845934118
Publication date November 2008
Book Type Hardcover

Contents

Section 1

  • Environmental Problems Air: Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Soil: Soil Quality
  • Water: Land-Water Interactions
  • Socioeconomic: Socioeconomic Aspects of Soil/Water/Air Quality Problems

    Section 2:
  • Impacts of Pastoral Farming Systems
  • Rangeland Beef
  • Intensive and Extensive Sheep
  • Dryland Dairy
  • Irrigated Dairy
  • Mixed Confined/Grazing Dairy

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