scoop.co.nz 24 Mar, 2021 22:45 am

Two Million Tonnes Of Greenhouse Gases Up For Grabs With Minimal Production Hit

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March 25, 2021 PressRelease Ravensdowns recommendations to the Climate Change Commission focus on three specific solutions that can save two million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent per year with minimal impact on agsector production.The farmer-owned co-operatives submission … Ravensdown’s recommendations to the Climate Change Commission focus on three specific solutions that can save two million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent per year with minimal impact on agsector production.The farmer-owned co-operative’s submission sent yesterday points out the potential savings of using inhibitors that reduce the amount of nitrous oxide being emitted and lost from granulated nitrogen fertiliser and livestock urine.” “As a farmer-owned co-operative specialising in farm nutrient and environmental expertise, we are both influenced by and in a position to influence the outcomes sought by the Commission.

” “Mapping systems exist for farmers and growers to keep data-rich and auditable application records and this helps with decision making as well as compliance,” added Mike Manning.“As carbon efficient as our farmers and growers are, there’s always a smarter way.

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