A Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) methodology has been endorsed which could allow northern cattle producers on extensive operations to claim carbon credits by feeding nitrate supplements to their herd.
The first systems methodology established for soil carbon trading will be submitted to the Federal Government for approval under the Carbon Farming Initiative today.
Meat & Livestock Australia has developed a fact sheet to explain to livestock producers how carbon trading works, and how they can participate in the Carbon Farming Initiative if they choose.
The Carbon Farming Initiative passed by the Senate this week will bring a new focus onto methane reduction in the livestock sector. Carbon Grazing principle founder Alan Lauder says operations can reduce methane emissions without reducing profits.