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on August 6, 2009

Report shows UK’s dairy farmers meeting green targets

Nearly 45% participated in an environmental stewardship program.

U.K. dairy farmers are sharing greater responsibility for environmental issues, the National Farmers’ Union stated, quoting the Milk Roadmap: One Year Down the Road report.

Almost 45% of them participated in an environmental stewardship program, 47% adopted a nutrient management plan, 40% plan to increase water use efficiency and 32% are trying to reduce emissions with new technologies, according to the report.

The changes are in line with the goals set by the Milk Roadmap, which outlines ways in which dairy farmers adopt eco-friendly techniques while maintaining productivity.

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