Geography Of Dairy Farming
BY: JEMIMA HENRY
Environmental Impacts Of Dairy Farming
2. one cow can produce up to 54KG of wet manure per day. cows manure pollutes water and soil and can disturb the natural nutrient balance needed for normal plant growth.
3. the Australian dairy industry is responsible for using mass amounts of water and land. In 2005, the industry used 19% of all water needed for the agriculture industry. this is more than 12% of all the water used in Australian.
4. deforestation occurs for the need to produce cattle feed.
Social Impact Of Dairy Farming
2. Provides milk for Australias consumption, 107 litres per annum per capita and 13.5 KG of cheese.