Being efficient with energy will save levy money

Curtis, Marianne; Buss, Jessica
December 2002
Farmers Weekly;12/20/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 25, p28
Trade Publication
Focuses on energy saving in the pig industry exemplified at the Easton Lodge pig unit in Great Britain. Approaches to energy saving; Requirement needed to fulfill in order to qualify for discount on the climate control levy; Range of advice provided by Action Energy to farms; Methods used in keeping suckling pigs warm at the Easton Lodge farm.


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