Going green while staying in the black

The thought of reducing the stocking rate by 19% while cutting both nitrogen use in half and slashing imported feed would strike fear in the hearts of most dairy farmers. But the Step Change project at Dairy Trust Taranaki (DTT) Gibson farm has proven the strategy can improve profitability by 15% while reducing overall GHG by 18% and methane by 15%. By Jackie Harrigan.

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