Posted on 03 December 2010 by admin
Uruguayan cattle out to pasture. Credit:Courtesy of the Uruguayan Society of Hereford Breeders.
By Marcela Valente*
BUENOS AIRES, Dec 3, 2010 (TierramÃ©rica/TerraViva) – Some of Latin America’s major cattle-producing countries will begin working as a team in 2011 to quantify the greenhouse-effect gas emissions from their bovine industry — and to come up with options for reducing them. Continue Reading
Posted on 25 November 2010 by admin
An experimental grass crop at CIAT's Colombian headquarters. Credit:Neil Palmer/Courtesy of CIAT.
By Constanza Vieira*
BOGOTÃ, Nov 25, 2010 (TierramÃ©rica/TerraViva) – Colombia, with 24 million head of cattle, is showcasing two advances towards reducing the 13 percent of climate-changing gas emissions attributed to livestock production around the world. Continue Reading