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Grasslands hold potential for increased food production

Managing grazing on grasslands in a more efficient way could significantly increase global milk and meat production or free up land for other uses.

Managing grazing on grasslands in a more efficient way could significantly increase global milk and meat production or free up land for other uses.

About 40% of natural grasslands worldwide have the potential to support increased livestock grazing, according to a new study published in the journal Global Change Biology. This translates into a potential increase of 5% in milk production and 4% in meat production compared to the year 2000, or it allows for 2.8 million sq. km of

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