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1577: Grazed cattle are carbon negative

This is summarised from a blog by Peter Ballerstedt on the ‘Grass Based Health’ website:

Year of Publication2012

For every pound of carbon “emitted” by a cow on grass, 3.2 pounds of carbon are fixed in plant roots, uneaten plant debris, or the cow herself or her calf.

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