Shrinking Carbon Footprint of Beef

26 Nov

Agfact Day #26:  

The carbon footprint of beef was reduced by more than 16% from 1977 to 2007. U.S. cattlemen raise 20% of the world’s beef with 7% of the world’s cattle, making the United States a leader in raising sustainable beef.

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Posted by on November 26, 2012 in Ag Facts


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One response to “Shrinking Carbon Footprint of Beef

  1. ss

    December 10, 2012 at 12:59 pm

    Okay, but how big is less than 1/3 of a percent in tons? And what if it happened everyday of the week and not just mondays? Considering that globally, USA has one of the highest carbon consumptions


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