Livestock LCA and Footprinting Studies:

Completed November 2011
NZLCM Centre, PE International, AgResearch, AgriLINK

The carbon, water and eutrophication footprints of merino fabric and socks were modelled, and guidelines were produced to guide similar future studies.

Ongoing
AgResearch, Meat Industry Association, MAF, meat companies, Landcorp, Ballance Agri-Nutrients

The total GHG footprint for beef is being determined for NZ-produced beef through the whole life cycle. This is covering the on-farm stage for a range of farm classes (including beef derived from the dairy sector; and a weighted NZ average), a...

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