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Can Seaweed Cut Methane Emissions on Dairy Farms?

by | July 30, 2018

By Diane Nelson in Food & Agriculture

Seaweed may be the super food dairy cattle need to reduce the amount of methane they burp into the atmosphere. Early results from research at the University of California, Davis, indicate that just a touch of the ocean algae in cattle feed could dramatically cut greenhouse gas emissions from California’s 1.8 million dairy cows.