Welsh beef and lamb ‘among lowest greenhouse gas emissions’

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WELSH lamb and beef producers have the potential to be some of the most sustainable meat farming systems in the world, according to researchers.

A study from Bangor University found Welsh sheep and beef farms using non-intensive methods have among the lowest greenhouse gas emissions of comparable systems globally.

Researchers measured carbon emissions released through the production of lamb and beef at 20 Welsh farms, as well as the carbon absorbed from the air through the land management techniques they used.

by Ian Craig
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