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How do beef producers become carbon neutral?

THE push continues for Australian livestock producers to be carbon neutral by 2030 (CN2030). But is this possible for beef producers, without the need for large-scale, on-farm tree plantations?

Pamela Lawson
 Onwards and upwards: Beef farmers are being encouraged to aim for carbon neutral production by planting trees, increasing soil carbon levels and improving herd productivity. Photo: Pamela Lawson

Onwards and upwards: Beef farmers are being encouraged to aim for carbon neutral production by planting trees, increasing soil carbon levels and improving herd productivity. Photo: Pamela Lawson

AT A GLANCE It remains more difficult and expensive to calculate soil carbon sequestration levels across an entire property A new MLA tool is now available for producers to calculate their net greenhouse...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: Carbon Calculators (June 2024)

Farming Ahead's June Research Report compares two carbon calculators which can be used by grain growers.

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Research Report: High Horsepower Tractors (May 2024)

Kondinin Group has rounded up some real broadacre muscle in this Research Report - looking at 447kW (600hp)-plus tractors.

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Research Report: Sheds (April 2024)

Sheds play a vital role in farming, offering shelter and protection for people, machinery, livestock and valuable inputs like chemicals and fertiliser.

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Research Report: Self-Propelled Sprayers (March 2024)

In this month’s Research Report, the Kondinin Group research team of Mark Saunders, Ben White and Josh Giumelli present the results of the latest round of self-propelled sprayer testing. The team traversed several states to round up six of the latest sprayers, which can cost upwards of $1 million each.