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25Sep 19
Batch End Farm – Somerset, UK. Blog Post

Batch End Farm – Somerset, UK

Mat and Jessica Boley raise Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW) and Certified Grassfed by AGW dairy cattle on pasture at Batch End Farm, in Somerset, United Kingdom. The farm has been running their herd in a low-stress environment and outdoors on pasture for over 15 years. The farming practices at Batch End Farm are not only better for the animals, but also for the wider environment. The cows are rotationally managed, grazing one section of pasture before being…

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24Sep 19
Horton House Farm Profile

Horton House Farm – Wiltshire, UK

Jonny and Rachael Rider raise Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW) and Certified Grassfed by AGW dairy cattle on 1,100-acres of pasture at Horton House Farm, in Wiltshire, United Kingdom. Jonny and Rachael are the third-generation to be farming their piece of land, hailing from a pioneering farming family that’s been grazing their cattle for many decades. They’re helped on the farm by their four children, and fourth-generation farmers: Molly, 16, Arthur, 15, Tom, 13, and Rosie,…

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08Aug 19
Mythane. Blog Post

Mythane

Methane emissions from the industrial sector have been vastly underestimated, according to new research from Cornell University and the Environmental Defense Fund. Published in Elementa, researchers equipped a Google Street View car with a high-precision methane sensor and discovered that total annual methane emissions from ammonia fertilizer plants were 28 gigagrams—over 100 times higher than the fertilizer industry’s self-reported estimate of 0.2 gigagrams per year. In addition, the measured emissions alone far exceed the EPA’s estimate for all industrial processes…

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10Jul 19
Challacombe Farm Vendor Directory Listing

Challacombe Farm – Yelverton, UK

Mark Owen and Naomi Oakley raise Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW) beef cattle and sheep at Challacombe Farm, in Yelverton, United Kingdom. Challacombe Farm is part of the Duchy of Cornwall estate, and this quiet moorland farm has been inhabited and cultivated for thousands of years. The farm is found in the heart of Dartmoor National Park. “Our goal is to raise our beef cattle and sheep outdoors on pasture, whilst conserving and enhancing the wildlife, landscape…

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02Jul 19
Tale Valley Farming Partnership – Clyst St Lawrence, Cullompton, UK

Tale Valley Farming Partnership – Clyst St Lawrence, Cullompton, UK

Jason Gale and Pete Bowditch raise Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW) sheep on 120-acres of pasture around Clyst St Lawrence, Cullompton, United Kingdom. They market their sheep under the Tale Valley Farming Partnership brand. Since first purchasing a small flock of sheep in 2009, Jason and Pete have grown their flock to 170 ewes. Their flock is made up of a variety of native breed sheep, including Kerry Hills, Lleyns, Greyface Dartmoors, as well as commercial…

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