Displaying items by tag: methane

News of a world-first tool that gives New Zealand sheep farmers the ability to breed animals that emit less methane has been positively received locally and internationally.

Published in General News
Thursday, 31 October 2019 10:55

Seaweed could bust methane emissions

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor is predicting huge international demand for a native seaweed if research proves its worth as a potential methane buster for agriculture.

Published in Management
Thursday, 05 September 2019 07:55

Why are NZ cows giving out so much methane?

OPINION: Why are New Zealand cows emitting so much methane?

The answer lies in the poor quality of pasture the animal is consuming.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 06 August 2019 10:25

Methane inhibitor facing hurdles

Farmers are urging the Government to help register a novel methane inhibitor for cow rumens.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 08:55

Getting to the gut(s) of methane problem

International research led by New Zealand scientists has led to an important discovery in the quest to lower global agricultural methane emissions.

Published in General News

Deer Industry New Zealand is disappointed by the government’s recently announced emissions reduction targets for agriculture.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 23 January 2019 08:53

Burp it up

So, cows are a major source of methane but how do you measure how much gas a cow burps?

Published in Milking It
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 11:55

Methane not off the hook

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).

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 09:12

3-NOP set to block methane in rumens

A global animal health company says it is developing a novel methane inhibitor for cows’ rumens.

Published in Farm Health

Selective breeding of cattle and sheep and adjusting rumen biology will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Published in General News
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