Future Farming Systems

Research Output 1989 2020

2019

A bio-economic model for cost analysis of alternative management strategies in beef finishing systems

Kamilaris, C., Dewhurst, RJ., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Crosson, P. & Alexander, P., 23 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Agricultural Systems.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bioeconomic models
cost analysis
finishing
beef
forage
3 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)

A critical review of the impacts of cover crops on nitrogen leaching, net greenhouse gas balance and crop productivity

Abdalla, M., Hastings, A., Cheng, K., Yue, Q., Chadwick, D., Espenberg, M., Truu, J., Rees, RM. & Smith, P., Aug 2019, In : Global Change Biology. 25, 8, p. 2530-2543 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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greenhouse gases
cover crops
leaching
nitrogen
crops

Animal-mounted sensor technology to predict ‘time to calving’ in beef and dairy cows

Miller, G. A., Mitchell, MA., Barker, ZE., Giebel, K., Codling, E., Amory, J. & Duthie, C-A., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

beef cows
sensors (equipment)
calving
dairy cows
animals

A parsimonious software sensor for estimating the individual dynamic pattern of methane emissions from cattle

Munoz-Tamayo, R., Ramirez Agudelo, JF., Dewhurst, RJ., Miller, G., Vernon, T. & Kettle, H., Jun 2019, In : Animal. 13, 6, p. 1180-1187 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Methane
Sensors
Time measurement
Beef
Bins

Characterising the biophysical, economic and social impacts of soil carbon sequestration as a greenhouse gas removal technology

Sykes, AJ., MacLeod, M., Eory, V., Rees, RM., Payen, FP., Myrgiotis, VM., Williams, M., Sohi, S., Hillier, J., Moran, D., Manning, D., Goglio, P., Seghetta, M., Williams, A. G., Harris, J., Dondini, M., Walton, J., House, J. & Smith, P., 18 Sep 2019, In : Global Change Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Carbon Sequestration
social impact
greenhouse gases
economic impact
Social Change
1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Metagenome
Protein Databases
Microbiota
Rumen
Enzymes
1 Citation (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Conceptual framework underpinning management of soil health - supporting site-specific delivery of sustainable agro-ecosystems

Stockdale, EA., Griffiths, BS., Hargreaves, PR., Bhogal, A., Crotty, FV. & Watson, CA., May 2019, In : Food and Energy Security. 8, 2, 18 p., e00158.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
conceptual framework
ecosystem
soil
health
landscape ecology
soil emission
Calibration
calibration
Soils
prediction

Crop straw incorporation interacts with N fertilizer on N2O emissions in an intensively cropped farmland

Xu, C., Han, X., Ru, S., Cardenas, LM., Rees, RM., Wu, D., Wu, W. & Meng, F., 1 May 2019, In : Geoderma. 341, p. 129-137 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

straw
agricultural land
fertilizer
crop
soil
1 Citation (Scopus)

Data for life cycle assessment of legume biorefining for alcohol: Data article - refers to: Just the tonic! Legume biorefining for alcohol has the potential to reduce Europe's protein deficit and mitigate climate change, Environment International, Volume 130, September 2019, 104870

Lienhardt, T., Black, K., Saget, S., Costa, M., Chadwick, D., Rees, RM., Williams, M., Spillane, C., Iannetta, P., Walker, G. & Styles, D., Aug 2019, In : Data in Brief. 25, 104242.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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biorefining
life cycle assessment
coproducts
alcohols
legumes
5 Downloads (Pure)

Denominators for national estimates of antimicrobial use may not work for herds

Humphry, RW., Henry, MK., Reeves, A., Correia-Gomes, C., Tongue, SC., Smith, R. & Gunn, GJ., Jul 2019. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
anti-infective agents
herds
Demography
demographic statistics
Population

Desirable BUGS in models of infectious diseases

Auzenbergs, M., Correia-Gomes, C., Economou, T., Lowe, R. & O'Reilly, K. M., 17 Oct 2019, In : Epidemics. 100361.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Communicable Diseases
Markov Chains
Software
Linear Models
Monte Carlo Method
1 Citation (Scopus)

Detection of extended‐spectrum β‐lactam, AmpC and carbapenem resistance in Enterobacteriaceae in beef cattle in Great Britain in 2015

Velasova, M., Smith, RP., Lemma, F., Horton, R. A., Duggett, N., Evans, J., Tongue, SC., Anjum, M. F. & Randall, L., 1 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 126, 4, p. 1081-1095 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lactams
Carbapenems
Enterobacteriaceae
beta-Lactamases
Escherichia coli

Does size really matter? Sustainable development outcomes from different scales of land ownership

Thomson, S., Glass, J. & McMorran, R., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Land Reform in Scotland: History, Law and Policy - Scotland's Land. Combe, M., Glass, J. & Tindley, A. (eds.). Edinburgh University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Effect of antibiotic treatments on dairy cow methane production, milk yield and dry matter intake

Hargreaves, PR., March, MD. & Dewhurst, RJ., 9 Apr 2019, Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science: Animal Science Fit for the Future. 1 ed. Vol. 10. 1 p. 85. (Advances in Animal Biosciences).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

methane production
dry matter intake
methane
milk yield
dairy cows

Effects of the nitrification inhibitor DMPP (3,4-dimethylpyrazole phosphate) on gross N transformation rates and N2O emissions

Zhu, G., Ju, X., Zhang, J., Muller, C., Rees, RM., Thorman, R. & Sylvester-Bradley, R., Aug 2019, In : Biology and Fertility of Soils. 55, 6, p. 603-615 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrification
nitrification inhibitors
nitrous oxide
nitrification
inhibitor
3 Downloads (Pure)

Estimating the soil N2O emission intensity of croplands in northwest Europe

Myrgiotis, VM., Williams, M., Rees, RM. & Topp, CFE., 18 Apr 2019, In : Biogeosciences. 16, 8, p. 1641-1655 15 p., bg-2018-490.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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soil emission
crop
biogeochemistry
uncertainty analysis
agricultural ecosystem

Explored and unexplored topics in mountain livestock farming scientific literature

Zuliani, A., Arsenos, G., Bernués, A., Cozzi, G., Dovc, P., Gauly, M., Holand, O., Martin, B., Morgan-Davies, C., Schneider, M. K. & Zollitsch, W., 2019, Book of Abstracts of the 70th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. S. C. (ed.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 25. p. 614 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

livestock
farming systems
mountains
landscape management
livelihood

Exploring the attitudes of backyard poultry keepers to health and biosecurity

Correia-Gomes, C. & Sparks, NHC., 4 Nov 2019, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 174, 9 p., 104812.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biosecurity
Poultry
poultry
Health
Birds

Exploring the longitudinal dynamics of herd BVD antibody test results using model-based clustering

Eze, JI., Innocent, G. T., Adam, KE., Huntley, SJ. & Gunn, GJ., 6 Aug 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 11353.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
bovine viral diarrhea
herds
antibodies
cattle
testing
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Farmer-preferred traits in smallholder dairy farming systems in Tanzania

Chawala, AR., Banos, G., Peters, A. & Chagunda, MGG., Jul 2019, In : Tropical Animal Health and Production. 51, 6, p. 1337-1344 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Tanzania
dairy farming
farming systems
farmers
feed requirements

Food waste in primary production: Milk loss with mitigation potentials

March, MD., Toma, L., Thompson, B. & Haskell, MJ., 12 Nov 2019, In : Frontiers in Nutrition. 6, 9 p., 173.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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food waste
primary productivity
Milk
milk
Food
1 Downloads (Pure)

Framework for estimating indirect costs in animal health using time series analysis

Barratt, AS., Rich, K. M., Eze, JI., Porphyre, T., Gunn, GJ. & Stott, AW., 2019, Proceedings of the 2nd ISESSAH Conference 2018. Vol. 6. 18 p. 190. (Frontiers in Veterinary Science).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Foot-and-Mouth Disease
Costs and Cost Analysis
Health
Animal Diseases
Disease Outbreaks

Gross N transformation rates and related N2O emissions in Chinese and UK agricultural soils

Zhu, G., Song, X., Ju, X., Zhang, J., Muller, C., Sylvester-Bradley, R., Thorman, R., Bingham, IJ. & Rees, RM., 20 May 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 666, p. 176-186 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

agricultural soil
soil
nitrification
rate
soil nitrogen

HbA1c determination from HemaSpot™ blood collection devices: comparison of home prepared dried blood spots with standard venous blood analysis

Hall, JM., Fowler, CF., Barrett, F., Humphry, RW., Van Drimmelen, M. & MacRury, SM., 16 Aug 2019, In : Diabetic Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Appointments and Schedules
Equipment and Supplies
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography
Clinical Studies
18 Downloads (Pure)

Identification of rumen microbial genes involved in pathways linked to appetite, growth and feed conversion efficiency in cattle

Lima, J., Auffret, M., Stewart, R. D., Dewhurst, RJ., Duthie, C-A., Snelling, T. J., Walker, A. W., Freeman, T. C., Watson, M. & Roehe, R., 8 Aug 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 10, 701.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Microbial Genes
Rumen
Appetite
Microbiota
Growth
1 Downloads (Pure)

Identification of the rumination in cattle using support vector machines with motion-sensitive bolus sensors

Hamilton, A., Davison, C., Tachtatzis, C., Andonovic, I., Michie, C., Ferguson, HJ., Somerville, L. & Jonsson, N. N., 7 Mar 2019, In : Sensors. 19, 5, 1165.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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rumination
sensors (equipment)
collars
cattle
ear tags

Impact of Mootral Ruminant© on methane emissions and performance on Dairy Cows in real farm conditions

Hargreaves, PR., Sunkel, M. & Towers, E., 5 Sep 2019, p. 126. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

methane
ruminants
dairy cows
Jersey
farms
1 Citation (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Improving grass silage production with Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF): agronomics, system design and economics

Hargreaves, PR., Peets, S., Chamen, WCT., White, DR., Misiewicz, PA. & Godwin, RJ., 15 Apr 2019, In : Precision Agriculture. 20, 2, p. 260-277 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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controlled traffic systems
grass silage
traffic
economics
silage

Investigation into the issues associated with large scale and concentrated landownership in Scotland

Glenn, S., MacKessack-Leitch, J., Pollard, K., Glass, J. & McMorran, R., 20 Mar 2019, Scottish Land Commission. 63 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
agrarian reform
rural development
experience
determinants

Investigation of relationship between vitamin D status and reproductive fitness in Scottish hill sheep

Zhou, PZ., McEvoy, TG., Gill, A. C., Lambe, NR., Morgan-Davies, C., Hurst, E., Sargison, ND. & Mellanby, R. J., 4 Feb 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1162.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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vitamin D
Scottish Blackface
ewes
25-hydroxycholecalciferol
sheep
soil gas
greenhouse gases
greenhouse gas emissions
agricultural soils
Gas emissions
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Just the tonic! Legume biorefining for alcohol has the potential to reduce Europe’s protein deficit and mitigate climate change

Lienhardt, T., Black, K., Saget, S., Costa, M., Chadwick, D., Rees, RM., Williams, M., Spillane, C., Iannetta, P., Walker, G. & Styles, D., Sep 2019, In : Environment International. 130, 11 p., 104870.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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alcohol
wheat
footprint
climate change
protein

Land reform in Scotland: history, law and policy

Combe, M. (ed.), Glass, J. (ed.) & Tindley, A. (ed.), 2019, (Accepted/In press) Edinburgh University Press. (Scotland's Land Futures)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Linking farmer and beekeeper preferences with ecological knowledge to improve crop pollination

Breeze, T. D., Boreux, V., Cole, L. J., Dicks, L., Klein, A-M., Pufal, G., Balzan, M., Bevk, D., Bortolotti, L., Petanidou, T., Mand, M., Pinto, M. A., Scheper, J., Stanisavljević, L., Stavrinides, M. C., Tscheulin, T., Varnava, A. & Kleijn, D., 29 Oct 2019, In : People and Nature.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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beekeepers
pollination
farmers
crops
pollinating insects
12 Downloads (Pure)

Lysine supply is a critical factor in achieving sustainable global protein economy

Leinonen, I., Iannetta, PPM., Rees, RM., Russell, W., Watson, CA. & Barnes, AP., 24 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 3, 27.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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lysine
proteins
agricultural land
land use
animal proteins

Mitigating nitrous oxide emissions by precision management from agricultural soils

Rees, RM., Maire, JM., Florence, A., Cowan, N., Skiba, U. M., van der Weerden, T. & Ju, X., 26 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Frontiers of Agricultural Science and Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
pollution control
Nitrous Oxide
agricultural soils
nitrous oxide
Soil
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling biological N fixation and grass-legume dynamics with process-based biogeochemical models of varying complexity

Fitton, N., Bindi, M., Brilli, L., Cichota, R., Dibari, C., Fuchs, K., Huguenin-Elie, O., Klumpp, K., Lieffering, M., Lüscher, A., Martin, R., McAuliffe, R., Merbold, L., Newton, P., Rees, RM., Smith, P., Topp, CFE. & Snow, V., May 2019, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 106, p. 58-66 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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fixation
grass
modeling
grassland
fertilizer

Modelling nutrient cycles in agriculture and their environmental impacts

Sykes, AS., Topp, CFE. & Rees, RM., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Assessing the environmental impact of agriculture. Weidema, B. (ed.). Cambridge: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited: Series in Agricultural Science, 69 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

environmental impact
agriculture
modeling
livestock
greenhouse gas
2 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
respiratory tract diseases
feeding behavior
calves
monitoring
anti-infective agents
3 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Nitrogen use efficiency and nitrous oxide emissions from five UK fertilised grasslands

Cardenas, LM., Bhogal, A., Chadwick, DR., McGeough, K., Misselbrook, T., Rees, RM., Thorman, RE., Watson, CJ., Williams, JR., Smith, KA. & Calvet, S., 15 Apr 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 661, p. 696 - 710 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
nutrient use efficiency
nitrous oxide
grasslands
calcium ammonium nitrate
dicyandiamide
3 Citations (Scopus)

Non-additive responses of soil C and N to rice straw and hairy vetch (Vicia villosa roth L) mixtures in a paddy soil

Zhou, G., Cao, W., Bai, J., Xu, C., Zeng, N., Gao, S. & Rees, RM., 1 Mar 2019, In : Plant and Soil. 436, 1-2, p. 229-244 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

straw
rice
soil
global warming
greenhouse gas

Novel statistical methods to improve analysis of laser methane detector data

Brocklehurst, S., Hargreaves, PR. & March, MD., Apr 2019, Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science: Animal Science Fit for the Future. 1 ed. Vol. 10. 1 p. 157. (Advances in Animal Biosciences).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

laser
methane
diet
livestock
respiration

Nutritional strategies to reduce methane emissions from cattle: effects on meat eating quality and retail shelf life of loin steaks

Richardson, I., Duthie, C-A., Hyslop, JJ., Rooke, JA. & Roehe, R., Jul 2019, In : Meat Science. 153, p. 51-57 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

loins (meat cut)
steaks
methane
shelf life
nitrates
11 Downloads (Pure)

Opportunities and challenges for real-time management (RTM) in extensive livestock systems

Waterhouse, A., Holland, JP., McLaren, A., Arthur, R., Duthie, C-A., Kodam, S. & Wishart, HM., Aug 2019, Precision Livestock Farming '19. Proceedings of the European Conference in Precision Livestock Farming.. p. 20-26 155

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
time management
livestock
sensors (equipment)
information management
collars

Oxygen regulates nitrous oxide production directly in agricultural soils

Song, X., Ju, X., Topp, CFE. & Rees, RM., Nov 2019, In : Environmental Science & Technology. 53, p. 12539-12547

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrous Oxide
agricultural soils
nitrous oxide
Soil
Oxygen

Performance, longevity and financial impacts of removing productive ewes early from mountain flocks

Wishart, HM., Morgan-Davies, C., Waterhouse, A. & McCracken, DI., 2019, Book of Abstracts of the 70th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. S. C. (ed.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 25. p. 428 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

economic impact
ewes
flocks
mountains
culling (animals)
Open Access
greenhouse gas emissions
Scotland
livestock
agriculture
breeds

Potential of Precision Livestock Farming in small ruminant farming systems

Morgan-Davies, C., Gautier, J-M., Gonzalez-Garcia, E., Halachmi, I., Caja, G., Grova, L., Molle, G., Kenyon, F., Lagriffoul, G., Schmoelzl, S., Wishart, HM., Waterhouse, A. & McCracken, DI., 2019, Book of Abstract of the 70th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. S. C. (ed.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 25. p. 132 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

precision agriculture
small ruminants
farming systems
monitoring
labor

Prediction of enteric methane production, yield and intensity of beef cattle using an intercontinental database

van Lingen, H., Niu, M., Kebreab, E., Valadares Filho, S., Rooke, JA., Duthie, C-A., Schwarm, A., Kreuzer, M., Hynd, P., Caetano, M., Eugène, M., Martin, C., McGee, M., O'Kiely, P., Hünerberg, M., McAllister, T., Berchielli, T., Messana, J., Peiren, N., Chaves, A. & 14 others, Charmley, E., Cole, A., Hales, K., Lee, S-S., Berndt, A., Reynolds, C., Crompton, L., Bayat, A-R., Yáñez-Ruiz, D., Yu, Z., Bannink, A., Dijkstra, J., Casper, D. & Hristov, A., 1 Nov 2019, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 283, 19 p., 106575.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

methane production
beef cattle
forage
methane
prediction