Seaweed company closing in on commercial feed to reduce livestock emissions

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated October 11 2021 - 6:10am, first published 2:00am
BACKED: Sea Forest chief executive officer Sam Elsom on the job. The company is the world's first commercial producer of Asparagopsis seaweed feed supplements, which reduce livestock methane emissions.

THE red meat industry's bold ambition to be carbon neutral by 2030 is progressing, with big strides being made towards the commercialisation of feed products designed to reduce livestock methane emissions.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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