Seaweed additive drops methane 95pc while upping cattle productivity 20pc

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated August 24 2021 - 12:30am, first published 12:00am
DOUBLE WHAMMY: The native species asparagopsis has been show to not only drastically reduce methane emissions in cattle, but increase their productivity.

AUSTRALIAN seaweed could be a $1.5-billion agricultural sector within two decades, due to its ability to reduce methane emissions in livestock while improving their productivity.

Advertisement

Ad
Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

National Rural Affairs reporter, focusing on rural politics and issues. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

Get the latest Australia news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.