This discussion paper discusses how carbon footprinting will address the issues of reduction, mitigation, emissions trading and marketing for the Australia vegetable industry. Click here for the full articleRead More
Research and reports
What is a Carbon Footprint?
The purpose of this paper is to define a “carbon footprint” and provide an insight into the terminologies and approaches included within this concept. A number of key issues are addressed in this discussion. Firstly, the origins of the “footprinting concept” are addressed to establish the conceptual history associated with this term. Secondly, existing literature is critiqued [...]Read More
Maximising returns from water in the Australian vegetable industry: Queensland
This report is one in a series on vegetable industry water use at state and national levels, and has been funded by Horticulture Australia Ltd (HAL) and AUSVEG. This series outlines how water is used in the major vegetable production regions in Australia, and details the current irrigation practices, water use efficiencies and economics of [...]Read More