Fonterra farms to get greenhouse gas emissions profiles

A Stuff article.

A new Fonterra initiative will help farmers identify areas on their farms where improvements can be made to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Unique emissions profiles are being sent to Fonterra farmers, to form part of farm environmental reports. They are also given nitrogen risk scorecards.

The profiles provide farmers with indicators such as the estimated level of biological methane and nitrous oxide emissions per hectare and the amount of emissions per kilogram of milk solids.

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