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Economic and environmental metabolic model as a tool for future sustainable dairy farms for Parmigiano Reggiano cheese

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Economic and environmental metabolic model as a tool for future sustainable dairy farms for Parmigiano Reggiano cheese

Start Date: 01 July 2016

End Date: 01 June 2018

Location: Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Objective:

  • Application of the metabolic model and analysis to a farm of Parmigiano Reggiano district conceived as a living being
  • Assess the economic and environmental performance (carbon footprint, water footprint and energy consumption) and identify the production phases with the highest cost and environmental impact
  • Identify cost-effective practices to mitigate the environmental impact in terms of GHG emissions, energy consumption and water use.

Partners:

Research Centre on Animal Production - CRPA spa, CRA - Unità di ricerca per l'ingegneria agraria - CREA- ING, Società Agricola Bastardi F.lli Enzo e Villiam, Società Cooperativa Agricola Stalla Sociale Piazzola di Bibbiano, Azienda Agricola Simonazzi Aurelio, Ernesto e Landini Mirte S.S

Website:
http://modellometabolico.crpa.it

Coordinator :
Carlo Bisaglia carlo.bisaglia@crea.gov.it

Number of farms:
3

Funding Organisations:
EU and Emilia-Romagna Region

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