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- Kipling, Richard P.; Bannink, André; Bellocchi, Gianni; Dalgaard, Tommy; Fox, Naomi J.; Hutchings, Nicholas J.; Kjeldsen, Chris; Lacetera, Nicola; Sinabell, Franz; Topp, Cairistiona F.E.; van Oijen, Marcel; Virkajärvi, Perttu; Scollan, Nigel D.
- Agricultural systems 2016 v.147 pp. 24-37
- production technology, etc ; animal health; animal models; animal production; biodiversity; carbon sequestration; climate change; ecosystem services; environmental factors; farmers; food industry; food production; grassland soils; grasslands; greenhouse gas emissions; greenhouse gases; issues and policy; livestock; livestock and meat industry; mechanistic models; plant growth; pollutants; prediction; ruminants; rural communities; soil degradation; stakeholders; Show all 27 Subjects
- ... Ruminant production systems are important producers of food, support rural communities and culture, and help to maintain a range of ecosystem services including the sequestering of carbon in grassland soils. However, these systems also contribute significantly to climate change through greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, while intensification of production has driven biodiversity and nutrient loss, an ...