Development of a farm systems economic model

Aims & Objectives
The objective is to develop a dairy farm systems model applicable to GB production systems, drawing from an existing model developed for grass-based production systems by Teagasc at Moorepark.

Expected Outcomes
A dairy farm systems model to evaluate the interrelationships between production, environmental and economic parameters, across a range of GB milk production systems.. This model will be of strategic value to the dairy industry, in evaluating the outcomes and trade-offs which arise from adjusting systems of production (rather than a decision support tool for on-farm use).

Start Date
June 2011           

Completion Date
June 2016

Lead Contractor
SRUC - AHDB Dairy Research Partnership study

Other Delivery Partners
University of Reading
Harper Adams University
Teagasc Moorepark

AHDB Dairy

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