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Feed efficiency the key to less livestock GHG emissions

November 2, 2023
By Larry Lee | Brownfield Ag News

An animal nutrition researcher says feed efficiency and genetics are keys to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from livestock.

Dr. Mike VanAmburgh from Cornell tells Brownfield many around the world want farmers to reduce the amount of methane produced by a cow’s digestive system. “I think that’s a noble opportunity, but how we’re really going to win this battle is, we really have to figure out how to make a cow more productive. We have to figure out how to get more milk, more butterfat, more protein out of that cow per unit of feed intake.” | READ MORE

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