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Canada studying ways to reduce methane emissions from cattle

University of Lethbridge to investigate whether using biochar as feed supplement in beef cattle diets reduces amount of methane gas produced.

Kent Hehr, Canad's minister of veterans affairs, associate minister of national defense and a member of Parliament, announced a $1.1 million investment with the University of Lethbridge on July 11 to study ways to reduce methane gas emissions in cattle.

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