A carbon audit will help you to identify your emission sources. You can then decide how you might be able to limit these while maintaining the productivity of your business.
SOM also contributes to soil fertility, which may increase yields and forage quality as well as reducing reliance on costly inputs.
Tried & Tested provide guidance on effective Nutrient Management Planning from the industry, to the industry.
As so many energy production methods using fossil fuels emit GHGs into the atmosphere, a farm which uses less energy will create fewer emissions.
There are many simple steps you can take on farm to make your energy use more efficient and reduce associated emissions, including reviewing how and when you heat and light your farm buildings, your use of field machinery and where your energy comes from.
The Farm Carbon Toolkit offers some great pointers for all farms, as well as advice by farming sector.
NFU Energy also offer advice and services to help farmers buy, generate and save energy.
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