The days of cafes getting milk in plastic bottles may be numbered if two young Dunedin entrepreneurs have their way.
International research led by New Zealand scientists has led to an important discovery in the quest to lower global agricultural methane emissions.
Deer Industry New Zealand is disappointed by the government’s recently announced emissions reduction targets for agriculture.
Methane prompted a number of questions from rural professionals to experts last week, but none of the answers gave any joy to those who think methane should be a special case among greenhouse gases (GHG).
Selective breeding of cattle and sheep and adjusting rumen biology will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Methane emissions from cattle in Australia are 24% lower than previously estimated, equivalent to 12.6 million tonnes of carbon dioxide annually, says new Australian research.
Investigations into methane at Ellinbank Research Farm, Victoria, Australia, have uncovered surprising and unexpected outcomes for milk production and animal health.