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Dave Roberts


  • Crichton Estate, SAC Consulting, Heston House

    DG1 4TA Dumfries

    United Kingdom

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Projects 2012 2019

Research Output 1994 2019

Routes to achieving sustainable intensification in simulated dairy farms - the importance of production efficiency and complimentary land uses

White, P. JC., Lee, M., Roberts, DJ. & Cole, LJ., May 2019, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 56, 5, p. 1128-1139 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

dairy farming
land use
feed rations
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

What agricultural practices are most likely to deliver "sustainable intensification" in the UK?

Dicks, LV., Rose, DC., Ang, F., Aston, S., Birch, ANE., Boatman, N., Bowles, EL., Chadwick, D., Dinsdale, A., Durham, S., Elliott, J., Firbank, L., Humphreys, S., Jarvis, P., Jones, D., Kindred, D., Knight, SM., Lee, MRF., Leifert, C., Lobley, M. & 20 others, Matthews, K., Midmer, A., Moore, M., Morris, C., Mortimer, S., Murray, TC., Norman, K., Ramsden, S., Roberts, DJ., Smith, LG., Soffe, R., Stoate, C., Taylor, B., Tinker, D., Topliff, M., Wallace, J., Williams, P., Wilson, P., Winter, M. & Sutherland, WJ., Feb 2019, In : Food and Energy Security. 8, 1, e00148.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
sustainable agricultural intensification
business organization
farming systems
business planning
1 Downloads (Pure)

A comparison of milk yields and methane production from three contrasting high-yield dairy cattle feeding regimes: cut-and-carry, partial grazing and total mixed ration

Cameron, L., Chagunda, MGG., Roberts, DJ. & Lee, MA., 2 Mar 2018, In : Grass and Forage Science. 73, 3, p. 789 - 797 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
cattle feeding
total mixed rations
methane production
dairy cattle
milk yield

Environmental and economic trade-offs of milk production systems

March, MD., Alexander, P. & Roberts, DJ., May 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

1 Downloads (Pure)

Identifying and prioritizing opportunities for improving efficiency on the farm: holistic metrics and benchmarking with Data Envelopment Analysis

Soteriades, AD., Rowland, K., Roberts, DJ. & Stott, AW., 1 Jun 2018, In : International Journal of Agricultural Management. 7, 1, p. 16 - 29 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
data analysis
agricultural industry


Queen's Anniversary Prize

Eileen Wall (Recipient), Mike Coffey (Recipient) & Dave Roberts (Recipient), Oct 2017