New Zealand sheep and beef farms close to being carbon neutral new study shows

NZ sheep and beef farms close to being carbon neutral

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Ian Proudfoot

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[07 October, Stuff]

New Zealand sheep and beef farms are already helping to offset 63%-118% of their on-farm agricultural emissions, and the sector is on the way to carbon neutrality by 2050, according to a new research by Auckland University of Technology. Funded by Beef and Lamb New Zealand, the research is led by AUT senior lecturer Bradley Case, who said farmers should be given credit for the carbon being stored on their farms.

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