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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Milk Development Council

Detailed below are science projects undertaken for, or managed on behalf of, Defra by the Contractor/Funded Organisation selected.

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LK0647: Improving the targeting of knowledge and technology transfer in the livestock sector by understanding farmer attitudes
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2003, Cost £40,425
Theme:   Commitments to ongoing projects
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0650: Dairy farm dirty water - seeking the best solutions to avoid pollution
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2005, Cost £192,850
Theme:   LINK Sustainable Livestock Production
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0658: Measurement of the nutrient value of whole crop wheat and barley silages for ruminants using NIRS
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2005, Cost £61,824
Theme:   LINK Sustainable Livestock Production
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0676: Improved design and management of woodchip pads for sustainable out-wintering of livestock
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2011, Cost £297,494
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Theme:   Water Quality (SFFS)
Keywords:  
Cattle, Air Quality, LINK Programme, Livestock, Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Water Pollution, Water Quality, Water Quality and Use
 
 
LK0685: Genetic improvement of forage grasses and white clover to improve phosphorus use efficiency and reduce phosphorus losses to water from UK grasslands
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2013, Cost £497,972
Theme:   LINK Sustainable Livestock Production
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0686: Genetic improvement of perennial ryegrass and red clover to increase nitrogen use efficiency and reduce N losses from pastures and silo
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2013, Cost £515,673
Theme:   LINK Sustainable Livestock Production
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0687: Genetic improvement of perennial ryegrass and white clover to increase the efficiency of nitrogen use in the rumen
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2013, Cost £492,271
Theme:   LINK Sustainable Livestock Production
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0688: Development of productive and persistent high quality forage grasses and white clover with increased water-use-efficiency and resilience to summer droughts
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2013, Cost £361,883
Theme:   LINK Sustainable Livestock Production
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0988: Reducing the risk of diffuse pollution by improved assessment of the nutrient content in farm manures and biosolids via Near Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy (NIRS)
Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2011, Cost £427,579
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
Keywords:  
 
 
WT0740CSF: Over wintering of livestock (MDC)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2007, Cost £15,395
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Theme:   R&D Quality of Controlled Waters
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Livestock, Water Quality
 
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