Carbon farming can provide better returns than sheep and beef

Farmers on a 800 ha hill country farm near Shannon find “carbon farming” more profitable than sheep farming. The farmers aim to return the whole property to natives and in the meantime are carbon farming exotic species to fund the transition.

A recent report from Rabobank shows the returns from carbon farming can be better than from traditional sheep and beef agriculture. Check out the article at https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/112416878/carbon-farming-can-provide-better-returns-than-sheep-and-beef

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