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on September 6, 2018

Feeding seaweed may reduce cattle emissions

Researchers at University of California are feeding dairy cattle seaweed in hopes of making dairy production more climate friendly

UC Davis is studying whether adding small amounts of seaweed to cattle feed can help reduce their emissions of methane.

In a study last spring, researchers found methane emissions were reduced by more than 30 percent in a dozen Holstein cows that ate the seaweed.

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