Good grass management cuts carbon emissions.

Good grass management could cut greenhouse emissions from livestock by up to 15% according to EBLEX.   Feeds low in indigestible fibre, like high quality grass, lead to less methane being produced in the rumen and therefore, burped out, says EBLEX head of research and development Duncan Pullar.

"So by spending greater attention on selecting grass types and ensuring grasslands are properly managed helps cuts emissions." This will hopefully go some way to helping the industry meet its target of cutting emissions by 11% by 2020. Read more...