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Darragh McCullough: Four simple steps to slash farm emissions

Darragh McCullough


These are do-able, immediate options that the majority of farmers can turn their hands to as the environmental jihad against livestock farming gets ever louder

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'Every farm has the potential to set aside a few acres for forestry'

'Every farm has the potential to set aside a few acres for forestry'

A newly planted forest

A newly planted forest

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'We can’t keep belching more and more methane into the atmosphere without burning up the planet '

'We can’t keep belching more and more methane into the atmosphere without burning up the planet '

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'Every farm has the potential to set aside a few acres for forestry'

The environmental noose feels like it’s tightening around farming’s neck. The raft of recent reports stressing the urgency of climate change make distressing reading for anybody.

Farmers are turning on their radios, opening their newspapers and scrolling through their social media with increasing dread.


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