Methane

Study shows 11% methane drop in supplemented dairy cows

Study shows 11% methane drop in supplemented dairy cows

A new study has shown that cumulative methane output was reduced by almost 11% in dairy cows that received a...

May 9, 2022

Fonterra to expand trial on reducing methane emissions to more farms

Fonterra to expand trial on reducing methane emissions to more farms

New Zealand dairy cooperative, Fonterra, is to expand a trial which uses seaweed to reduce methane emissions from cows. In...

May 5, 2022

Lack of emissions disclosures among animal protein producers – FAIRR

Lack of emissions disclosures among animal protein producers – FAIRR

New data from global investor coalition, FAIRR’s Protein Producer Index has shown that only 18% of global meat and dairy...

December 8, 2021

New Holland supports energy independence with Italian partnership

New Holland supports energy independence with Italian partnership

The idea of farms being independent of the established energy distribution infrastructure is hardly new. It was only with the...

November 30, 2021

NI farm trials to test willow’s ability to reduce methane emissions

NI farm trials to test willow’s ability to reduce methane emissions

Farm trials investigating the potential of willow to reduce livestock methane emissions are to begin in Northern Ireland in the...

October 6, 2021

Methane-eliminating ag-tech company receives £7 million in funding

Methane-eliminating ag-tech company receives £7 million in funding

N2 Applied, an agricultural technology business that converts animal manure into sustainable fertiliser while trapping gases, has received £7 million...

September 22, 2021

Calls for NI to invest in technology to reduce methane emissions from waste

Calls for NI to invest in technology to reduce methane emissions from waste

Lack of investment in Northern Ireland’s waste infrastructure has left the industry emitting higher volumes of environmentally-damaging greenhouse gases, such...

September 20, 2021

CattleEye secures $2.5 million seed investment to launch autonomous stock monitoring system

CattleEye secures $2.5 million seed investment to launch autonomous stock monitoring system

Belfast-based livestock monitoring technology company CattleEye has closed a $2.5 million (€2.1 million) seed investment round. The money has come...

September 14, 2021

Tackling emissions through methane-reducing masks for cows

Tackling emissions through methane-reducing masks for cows

A new strategic partnership aims to tackle methane emissions in the dairy industry – through the use of methane-reducing masks...

June 3, 2021

Biomethane boost: NI biogas plant to power ‘green’ trucks with food waste

Biomethane boost: NI biogas plant to power ‘green’ trucks with food waste

A biogas plant which will produce biomethane to power 10 trucks is set to go live in Northern Ireland in...

May 31, 2021

Oil and gas industry commits to new framework for reporting methane

Oil and gas industry commits to new framework for reporting methane

In a move that will help tackle one of the “biggest and most solvable contributors to the climate crisis”, major...

November 24, 2020

Oxford research: Livestock emission calculations could be ‘unfair and inefficent’

Oxford research: Livestock emission calculations could be ‘unfair and inefficent’

The way that governments are setting targets for different greenhouse gas emissions could be “unfair, inefficient and dangerous,” according to...

May 8, 2020

New Holland’s latest creation is just pure ‘gas’

New Holland’s latest creation is just pure ‘gas’

The development of New Holland’s 100% methane-powered tractor is making progress; the second-generation T6.180 ‘Methane Power‘ prototype has completed extensive...

April 7, 2017

Cattle feed additive will cut methane emissions by 30%

Cattle feed additive will cut methane emissions by 30%

A cattle feed additive has been found to cut bovine methane production by 30%, without affecting the health of the...

May 5, 2016

Methane emissions now being measured by laser guns

Methane emissions now being measured by laser guns

Laser guns are being used to measure methane emissions from dairy cows with the aim of breeding cattle for future...

April 16, 2015