Posted Apr. 7th, 2016 by Barbara Duckworth
OTTAWA — Canada is a star on the world stage when it comes to sustainability on the ranch, says Dennis Laycraft, the new chair of the Global Round Table on Sustainable Beef Production.
“I am pretty proud of the progress we have made in Canada,” he said at the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association annual meeting last month.
Research has shown that the Canadian beef industry is leaving a small carbon hoof print.
A recent study from Agriculture Canada and the University of Manitoba measured changes in greenhouse gas emissions of Canadian beef production from 1981-2011 and found a 15 percent improvement in 30 years.
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